About Us


Lily Lewis, Associate Director of Library Human Resources

Email: LilyRLewis@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2534 | Office: Library West, Suite 422

Lily is a service-oriented leader committed to working with individuals and units to create and support healthy workplaces. She leverages her experiences in higher education to serve the unique needs of university employees. Lily earned her Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut, and her B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of South Florida. Previously at UF, Lily was a postdoctoral researcher in the Biology Department, then Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs & Academic Affairs Communication, within the Office of the Provost.


Tina Litchfield, Recruitment and Staffing Associate

Email: tlitchfield@uflib.ufl.edu| Phone: 352-273-2602 | Office: Library West, Suite 422

Tina is at the heart of all things HR in the Smathers Libraries. She works with managers and search committees to coordinate recruitment and onboarding, and advises employees and managers on matters such as FMLA, other leave options, benefits, retirement, workers compensation, and much more. Tina has been working in an HR capacity in one way or another for about 30 years and has worked in the Smathers Libraries’ HR Office for about 15 years.


Joseph Piazza, Human Resources Assistant

Email: jpiazza@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2601 | Office: Library West, Suite 422

Joseph Piazza is a Human Resources Assistant in the Libraries Human Resources Office.  As the OPS Coordinator, he works closely with departments to recruit students for vacant OPS positions and monitors the employment status of 140+ OPS employees. Joseph has worked in the Smathers Libraries’ HR Office for over 10 years.


Juliana Rojas, Human Resources Assistant

Email: juliana.rojas@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2534 | Office: Library West, Suite 422

Juliana is the newest member of the HR team. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Florida and has 4 years of customer service experience. As the Administrative Assistant, Juliana is a central part of the HR Office team. She’s the welcoming smile when you call or walk in the HR Office. In addition, she supports the Staff Development and Training Program, faculty specific programs (such as tenure and promotion) and so much more.