USF Libraries Tampa Special Collections Coordinator of Library Operations for the Florida Environment and Natural History (FLENH) collections (Tampa)

01 Apr 2022 11:52 AM | Anonymous member

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Job Code/Title: 4372 / Coordinator Library Operations
Hiring Salary: $50,000
Job Opening Number: 30244
Posting End Date: 04/16/2022


This position is integral to developing, supporting, and facilitating research and curricular use of primary and secondary source materials within Special Collections' strategic collecting areas, with an emphasis on the Florida Environment and Natural History (FLENH) collections. Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, the Coordinator of Library Operations actively works to promote FLENH and other, relevant special collections through targeted efforts that emphasize the research and curricular values of these collections and that encourage faculty and student engagement with these resources. It is expected that this position will provide support for greater integration of these resources into undergraduate- and graduate-level courses through arrangement and description of archival, digital, and reformatted materials, working with faculty, staff, and administrators to actively build and enhance existing print and digital resources, facilitating instruction, and creating exhibits.


  • Coordinates, conducts, or contributes to cataloging, archival processing, digitization, and metadata of print and digital resources in Special Collections, with an emphasis on FLENH collections.
  • Coordinates assessment of FLENH collections by evaluating access, use, and research value of collections.
  • Provides public service support through reference assistance and research consultations, with an emphasis on FLENH collections.
  • Provides curriculum support through collaborative design of instruction sessions, creation and maintenance of physical and online exhibits, and targeted programming, with an emphasis on FLENH collections.
  • Supervises students and interns engaged in relevant projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



This position requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field with two years of work experience in a library. Appropriate college coursework may substitute for the required experience.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in conservation biology, environmental science, geoscience, or marine science. Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated commitment to diversity in an academic environment, in a workplace setting, and/or in the community. Experience working with archival materials. Experience working with science-focused collections. Familiarity or experience with cataloguing and archival processing tools and online exhibit platforms including Ex Libris Alma, OCLC Connexion, MARCH, LCSH, ArchivesSpace, DACS, ArcGIS StoryMaps. Aptitude for learning new tools and technologies. 

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