Digital Humanities Librarian @ Florida International University Libraries

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Digital Humanities Librarian

Florida International University Libraries (FIU Libraries) serves as the intellectual heart of our students’ academic journeys, offering pathways to knowledge and discovery, ultimately paving the way for student success. Our libraries provide essential resources crucial for research and innovation, fostering collaborative research endeavors and supporting scholars throughout the entirety of their research lifecycle. FIU Libraries is steadfast in its mission to be a catalytic leader in the realms of data, information, knowledge management, and digital technology. We are dedicated to empowering students and researchers in their pursuit of learning, discovery, exploration, and creation.

The Florida International University Libraries are seeking applicants for the role of Digital Humanities Librarian. This position will be part of our team of professionals dedicated to digital scholarship, with a focus on supporting research, teaching, and learning in the humanities and social sciences.

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with library colleagues and act as a liaison to academic units throughout the campus. Responsibilities include providing training, facilitating project development, and offering consultation on current and evolving methods of digital scholarship. Serving as the Libraries’ expert in emerging tools and methodologies for humanities research, the Digital Humanities Librarian will actively engage in outreach and campus initiatives, fostering strong connections with faculty and students while providing support for various digital scholarship services.


  • Supports digital literacy programs and initiatives through the Digital Scholar Studio by developing tutorials and instructional videos as well as delivering presentations, class instruction, and regularly scheduled workshops on topics related to digital humanities tools and methodologies
  • Maintains the Digital Scholar Studio network and relationships with faculty, researchers, students, and staff through newsletters, emails, etc.
  • Identifies and evaluates emerging digital humanities tools and methodologies
  • Provides individual consultation and training for students and faculty
  • Fosters and maintains relationships with the university community as well as peer institutions involved in humanities research and scholarship
  • Assists students, faculty, and researchers in planning successful, creative, and sustainable digital projects
  • Participates in grant writing and other funded activities relating to digital humanities
  • Manages the Digital Scholar Studio (DSS) physical resources, including equipment checkout, space scheduling, and coordination for classes, workshops, and events
  • Participates in strategic planning for the physical space and services offered through the Digital Scholar Studio with relevant campus stakeholders
  • Engages in scholarly activity through presentations, conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities that enhance professional knowledge in the area of digital humanities
  • Serves the library and/or institution through contribution in meetings and committee work
  • Serves the library profession through involvement in professional organizations and through cooperative efforts with other information professionals
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by department and assistant head

Minimum Requirements

  • ALA accredited Master of Library Science (MLS or MLIS) degree
  • Demonstrated experience with digital humanities and/or digital scholarship tools and methodologies
  • Strong sense of teamwork and ability to work cross-departmentally with library and university stakeholders

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership quality and experience in creating and supervising workflows and project implementation
  • Two or more years of professional experience working with digital collections or digital scholarship
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and creativity
  • Experience developing and delivering workshops and other training
  • Experience working with faculty and students
  • Familiarity with issues in copyright and open access
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Second Masters or Bachelors in the Humanities


Open Rank

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531861 at and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.