[aserl_coll_assess] Position Announcement: User Experience Librarian - University of Florida
From: Gallagher,Erin (gallaghereufl.edu)
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 06:12:50 -0800 (PST)

User Experience Librarian
Assistant or Associate University Librarian

The User Experience Librarian will bring a user-centered focus to create 
inclusive, accessible and innovative experience with library technologies, 
service teams, research collections and physical spaces. This is a year-round 
(12 month) tenure track library faculty position in the George A. Smathers 
Libraries' newly created Assessment Unit. Under the direction of and working 
with the Program Director, this position plays a key role in creating an 
excellent experience for both physical and virtual users of the Libraries. We 
are seeking a strong collaborator who can carry out user studies, develop 
methods to examine the changing needs of user communities, and advance 
innovative plans that are responsive to those needs.

The Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived 
experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, 
races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives. The library 
encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and 
consequently the User Experience Librarian will have the opportunity to serve 
on various committees and teams. The User Experience Librarian will pursue 
professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and 
professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for 
tenure and promotion in addition to maintaining knowledge of trends, 
developments, and techniques in user experience and accessible service design.

The search will remain open until February 5, 2020, review of applications will 
begin on January 12, 2020.  For a full description of the position and 
instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries 
faculty recruitment webpage at 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly 
committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad 
spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled 
persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources 
Office, at: bonniesmith [at] ufl.edu<mailto:bonniesmith [at] ufl.edu>.

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