Jobs and Internships in Florida Archives, Libraries and Museums

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  • 03 Dec 2018 8:06 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    Responsibilities

    The Archival Collections Specialist is responsible for the scholarly research, processing, and creation of finding aids for The Ringling's archival collection, as well as the digitization of ephemera and works on paper, and adding collection and related information into The Museum System (TMS). This position may present research findings and/or work with the Curatorial department to create exhibitions.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Researches, interprets, and documents collections. Performs scholarly research of The Ringling's archival collection. May present research findings in exhibition talks/lectures/articles as requested.
    • Processes and digitizes the collection and adds information to collections databases.
    • Directs the work of volunteers and interns in cataloging The Ringling's archival collection that will potentiality be used in exhibitions and education programs.
    • Assists with grant proposal preparation. Special projects and other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and 2 years' relevant experience or a combination of relevant post high school education and experience equal to six years.
    • Knowledge of and the ability to apply the processes, procedures and methods used in museum operations in compliance with applicable governing entities such as the American Association of Museums.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Knowledge of collections development and cataloguing.
    • Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of collections management to include proper handling, installation, preservation and/or maintenance.
    • Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.

    Preferred

    • Masters Degree preferred in information or library science.
    • Experience conducting independent scholarly research.
    • Experience with digitization of collection items to include works on paper. Working knowledge of The Museum System (TMS).

    Other Information

    The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences. From its inception, The Ringling has joined the diverse visual traditions and theatrical spectacle of yesterday with the genre-defying global practitioners of today. A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling’s campus in Sarasota, Florida—which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater and bayfront gardens—is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit www.ringling.org.

    Contact Info

    For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or employment@ringling.org.

    Anticipated Salary Range

    Anticipated salary of $30,000 - $40,000 per year + Florida state benefits available. (http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/benefits_home)

    Pay Plan

    This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

    Soft Money Funded Position

    This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

    Schedule

    Work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Work hours may vary occasionally based on the needs of The Ringling.

    Criminal Background Check

    This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

    How To Apply

    If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

    Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

    Apply by 1/2/2019

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

    FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

  • 03 Dec 2018 8:02 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    Overview

    At Orange County Government, we are proud to serve the public with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. We develop innovative policies and services that impact Central Florida and shape the future of our community. We have been consistently recognized as a “Top 100 Family Friendly Company,” facilitating a healthy work-life balance.

    The Orange County Regional History Center, housed in a historic courthouse in downtown Orlando, offers four floors of exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida’s rich heritage. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum also presents visiting exhibitions and a wide range of programs for all ages. From documenting defining moments in our history, including the Pulse nightclub tragedy, to bearing witness to everyday life, the museum plays an invaluable role by serving as Central Florida’s storyteller for generations to come.

    The History Center is seeking a temporary Registrar/Digital Archivist to work with One Orlando Collection by processing and digitizing memorial items from the Orlando Pulse Night Club shooting that took place on June 12, 2016. This is a temporary full-time position within the collections department of the Orange County Regional History Center. This position will work closely with the Center’s other One Orlando Staff.

    Representative Duties

    • Communicate and work with a variety of organizations, institutions, and individuals within the area to collect materials related to the event.
    • Participates in daily collections management of items related to the event: conducts custodial responsibilities in acquiring and preserving objects, including implementing methods for acquisition, preservation, and conservation of items
    • Assists in artifact selection, research, and the installation.de-installation of exhibits
    • Plans and manages a digital archives program with knowledge of current trends, tools, best practices, policy development, and issues associated with electronic records.
    • Has familiarity with current metadata standards.
    • Assist in the creation of an online memorial website encompassing all collected materials.
    • Communicates and work with a variety of organizations, institutions, and individuals within the area to collect materials related to the event.
    • Directs and participates in daily digital management of items related to the event: conducts custodial responsibilities in digitally acquiring, organizing, and preserving objects, art, photographs, oral histories, documentary records, and social and news media.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Museum Studies or closely related field and two years of museum registration or collections experience. Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

    Preferences

    • Master’s Degree in Museum Studies or Library Sciences
    • Experience utilizing Past Perfect Experience with copyright and rights management issues
    • Fluency in Spanish and English strongly preferred

    Notes

    Hours per week: 40

    Hours/Days of work: 8:00am to 5:00pm / Monday - Friday with occasional evenings and weekends

    Additional Salary Information: Based on Qualification

    Internal Number: 22104

    The selected applicant must submit to a background investigation that includes but is not limited to fingerprinting and polygraph examination and favorable results must be obtained for employment.

    Veterans Preference

    If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.

    Educational Requirements

    If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.

    Please apply online at: https://mycareers.ocfl.net

  • 16 Nov 2018 9:15 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 3 – August 8, 2019. The internships are available in the following departments:

    • Archives
    • Conservation
    • Curatorial
    • Education
    • Grounds
    • Library

    Interns earn $11.50 per hour and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).

    The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

    International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US. The positions require fingerprinting. The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.

    Education requirements, additional information and application materials may be found on the Museum’s website at https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships.

  • 16 Nov 2018 9:11 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    Special Collections at the John H. Evans Library, Florida Institute of Technology is seeking a 2019 intern. This paid internship will start early January and run through December. A maximum of 12 hours a week is required, during the workweek (M-F, 8am-5pm).

    This position involves processing scientific archival collections with both physical and digital components. Activities include creating inventories, rehousing materials, arranging collections, providing descriptions, and creating finding aids according to nationally recognized archival standards and best practices. Interns will also add their completed finding aids to ArchivesSpace.

    Requirements:

    • Enrolled in an accredited graduate program or have an accredited Master’s degree in an archives-related field such as Library Information Science, History, Public History, Museum Studies, or similar
    • Willingness to learn new programs, methods, and skill sets
    • Interest in technology, science, or the early space program
    • Ability to work independently
    • Experience using basic hardware: computers, printers, copiers, and scanners
    • Strong research and writing skills
    • High levels of responsibility and attention to detail
    • Must be able to work in the presence of dust
    Knowledge of the following is helpful, but not required:
    • Familiarity with archival arrangement and description
    • Familiarity with descriptive metadata schemas
    • Experience with Adobe Pro, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office
    • Experience working with or handling fragile materials

    Please send a cover letter & CV to libadmin@fit.edu.


  • 14 Nov 2018 8:36 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Electronic Records Analyst works with the University Records Manager to establish and maintain a digital information environment which supports the University’s regulatory and compliance obligations for records and information management and long-term preservation of digital assets. Provides expertise and leadership on the management of the digital information of the University to ensure compliance with various regulatory requirements for restrictions, retention, appropriate destruction processes, and/or long-term preservation. Participates in the active management and/or preservation of a wide array of types of digital records, including but not limited to, University electronic records, websites, and social media. Provides guidance to administration, faculty, and staff on creating, managing, preserving, and providing access to born-digital and digitally reformatted records in accordance with State of Florida and Federal regulations. The Electronic Records Analyst provides expertise and leadership, and serves as a member of various collaborative teams to develop frameworks for best practices for electronic records management across campus. This position also serves as a member of a collaborative team to ensure compliance, verification, authentication, and related activities that build and sustain a comprehensive program of records management. The Electronic Records Analyst reports to the University Records Manager.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Electronic Records Management

    • Develops a program for the evolving management of electronic record formats and carriers based on the State of Florida and federal requirements and other relevant legislation, regulations, and requirements. Advises the University Records Manager on the design, evaluation, implementation, management, documentation, and alignment of historical, current, and emerging electronic recordkeeping systems at the University of Florida to best meet evidential needs, State of Florida, Federal, and other regulatory requirements. Liaises with technical and organizational personnel to support alignment of records management activities with data infrastructure.
    • Guides continuous assessment processes to ensure sustainable workflows for the management of electronic records subject to retention.
    • Assists with the maintenance of records management website and other technical resources.

    Records Management Consulting

    • Communicates and interacts with University records creators and custodians to determine record and information management needs.
    • Works with all levels of management and staff, particularly records creators and custodians, to ensure consistency and proper procedure implementation of University records management policies and guidelines.
    • Collaboratively supports administrative unit personnel in managing existing, new, and analog-to-digital, online and other materials and business processes in order to meet legal requirements.
    • Advises on permanent and archival records for retention, liaising with the University Archivist and University Records Manager on the implementation of the records management guidelines, processes, and programs, and on the acquisition of digital institutional records designated permanent or with historical, evidential, or legal value.

    Records Management Training

    • Develops and delivers training through classroom and online presentations supporting best practices at the University of Florida and an understanding of information technology systems, records management, digital forensic techniques, University policies, and the State of Florida and federal rules and regulations.

    Other Duties as Assigned

    • Serves on appropriate committees and participates in special projects as assigned.

    Application Process

    To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) your current resume; and 3) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by November 21, 2018 (applications will be reviewed as received). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition 507654. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have questions about the application process please contact Tina Marie Litchfield, tlitchfield@uflib.ufl.edu.

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Preferred:

    • Certified Information Professional (CIP), Certified Records Manager (CRM) or Certified Records Analyst (CRA) designation
    • Experience with records management, electronic records management, and related concerns
    • Experience with policy frameworks for standards, policies, and procedures to support adherence to and compliance with policies
    • Experience with a range of computing operating systems, storage systems, software systems and tools, and file formats
    • Knowledge of digital forensics techniques and digital preservation principles
    • Experience in developing and implementing training programs
    • Aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail
    • Ability to work collaboratively to accomplish goals with a willingness and desire to take initiative
    • Record of including, serving, or working with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives
    • Flexibility and ability to adapt and work in a rapidly changing academic environment
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and priorities
    • Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Outlook

    NOTES:

    Additional Salary Information: Actual rate will reflect experience and credentials

    Internal Number: 507654

    Original posting: http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11689049

  • 05 Nov 2018 3:06 PM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    Original posting may be viewed here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/boyntonbeachfl?keywords=librar

    Purpose of Classification

    The purpose of this classification is to perform mid-level professional library work, including supervision of daily subdivision operations; participation in the planning and implementation process; monitoring of library service programs; assisting patrons; selecting and recommending materials for collection; determining patron informational needs; searching electronic databases; and creating reports. 

    Compensation is determined based upon qualifications. 

    Essential Functions

    The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification.  They are not listed in any order of importance.  The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Advises individuals seeking information.
    • Compiles bibliographies and assembles materials on special/timely topics.
    • Compiles statistical reports for variety of library services.
    • Develops, evaluates and monitors library materials for collection; reviews and recommends books and non-book selections for collection based upon national and local collection development standards.
    • Dispenses appropriate information to management.
    • Handles monies from sale of items and/or the printing jobs for patrons.
    • Participates in the goal setting, planning and budgeting process; participates in the planning, development and design for displays and exhibits.
    • Performs research and evaluates the relevance of information as related to patron informational needs; provides reference/research assistance to patrons by answering specific questions either in person or by telephone.
    • Plans, coordinates and implements library programs.
    • Provides bibliographic instruction to the public.
    • Provides telephone service by answering questions dealing with programs, services and the collection.
    • Searches databases for interlibrary loan information and evaluates the appropriateness of material to meet public needs.
    • Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processes employee concerns and problems, directs work, counsels, disciplines and completes employee performance appraisals;  monitors and evaluates volunteer program; trains volunteers; and monitors and coordinates staff for seasonal programming.
    • Uses the Internet and other electronic resource databases to access/retrieve information; advises and instructs patrons in the use of the Internet and other electronic databases.
    • Collaborates with library colleagues on grant project development and proposal writing
    • Serves on appropriate committees and represents the Library in the community, as appropriate
    • Keeps abreast of national developments.

     
    Librarians assigned to the Local History and Archives Department perform the following additional duties:

    • Develops, implements, and monitors standard operational procedures concerning the care of special collections in accordance with national library, archival, and preservation standards.
    • Manages Local History and Archives Department collection, including processing, cataloging, preserving, and otherwise caring for collections.
    • Describes, classifies, arranges and preserves books, other printed materials, artifacts, recorded audio, motion pictures, art, antiques, maps and other archival content
    • Catalogs collections and tracks archival collection donations and loans by using specialized computer software
    • Publicizes and expands awareness regarding the use of the Library Archives
    • Sets up digital preservation of historic photographs, documents and newspapers onto stable media in order to preserve the informational content
    • Participates in oral history documentation and historic reproduction programs
    • Retrieves items from the collection for use by patrons, ensuring due care is taken in handling materials

     
    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

    • Assigns typing rooms, quiet study room, tutoring rooms, word processing and Internet computer to patrons based upon individual needs.
    • Troubleshoots copier and other equipment problems.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

     
    COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES

    • The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including, but not limited to, e-mail and social media.
    • Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
    • Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.
    • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.
    • Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Master's degree in Library and Information Science, from an ALA accredited university or college; supplemented by one (1) year of previous experience involving professional library work, which includes experience in the relevant area of assignment.  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
      
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
     
    Previous employment in a Public or Academic library
     
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR LIBRARY (Archivist)

    • Three (3) years of relevant library/archives experience
    • Experience providing patrons services in a special collections environment
    • Familiar with technical platforms (Adobe Photoshop, ArchivesSpace)
    • Grant writing and/or grant administration experience
    Supplemental Information

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)
     
    Knowledge of professional library principles, practices and techniques, current literature, trends and developments in the field of library science which is in the relevant area of assignment.
     
    Knowledge of the field of library science in general and of area of responsibility in particular.
     
    Ability to work with the public and library colleagues in a professional manner.
     
    Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, statistical and informational resources.
     
    Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in frequently changing situations. 
     
    Ability to apply principles of influence, such as motivation, incentives, and leadership and to exercise independent judgment in solving problems. 
     
    Ability to write in a professional manner, to document events, as required, and to speak to public groups, when required.
     
    Ability to operate a computer and basic Office and library programs.  Ability to perform database searches in appropriate subject areas.
     
    Ability to use Microsoft Office software.
     
    Librarians who work in the archival area must meet the following additional KSA's:
     
    Knowledge of current archival standards, practices, and technologies.
     
    Knowledge of best practices for intellectual and physical control of archival collections.
     
    Knowledge of DACS standards; experience with EAD and MARC standards a plus.


    PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
     
    Physical Ability:  Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds).
     
    Sensory Requirements: Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
     
    Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
     
    The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
     
    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.

  • 05 Nov 2018 3:03 PM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    Help needed to archive/catalogue the estate of an art critic, writer, and artist in Sarasota.

    The estate is located in northern Sarasota and includes original artwork (largely prints), manuscripts, books, and papers. Items need to be sorted, catalogued, and prepared/packaged for a bequest to a university library. A good amount of work needs to be done in a short time, but work can also be done on weekends and evenings. An interesting collection — ideal for someone interested in a short-term project with flexible hours.

    Payment per hour. Wage negotiable.

    If interested, please contact us by email (whatworkis@protonmail.com) for a personal interview.

  • 05 Nov 2018 2:50 PM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Archivist will work on appraisal, housing, organization, and cataloguing of Norton Museum archival materials. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, reporting to the Curator of American Art

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Evaluation of archival materials dating back to the museum’s founding in 1941.
    • Institution of proper housing for archival materials.
    • Organization of archival materials including writing a finding aid for the collection.
    • Establishment of archival protocols.
    • Other reasonable duties as requested.

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    Education:  Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or Archival Studies from an ALA-accredited institution or international equivalent

    Training and Experience:

    • Demonstrated experience appraising collections according to archival principles.
    • Demonstrated experience organizing archival collections.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for handling fragile materials.
    • Understanding of conservation and preservation needs of archival collections.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of archival best practices.
    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to meet and impose deadlines, working with minimal supervision

    Job Knowledge:

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook, and facility with learning other software programs; good customer service skills; pleasant telephone etiquette; ability to work with public, peers, supervisors, Trustees & donors required.

    Physical Requirements:

    Must be able to sit for long periods of time at a PC. Light physical effort required; ability to lift and/or move 15 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Please send cover letter, resume and three references to wattickj@norton.org

    The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 15 Oct 2018 10:35 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE), in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS) and other partnering agencies, is pleased to offer internships during the 2019 academic year (January-May). NCPE has partnered with the NPS since 1992 to connect higher education students and recent graduates in historic preservation, cultural resource management, and related fields to projects at hundreds of sites and divisions within the NPS system and other agencies annually. Completing an application is the first step in securing an internship. See PreserveNet link at http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/employ/ncpe.php

    Work at the South Florida Collections Management Center in Everglades National Park, cataloging Dry Tortugas National Park resource management records. Duties include appraising, arranging, describing and cataloging records according to professional standards and using archival techniques. This is an ideal internship for students who are seeking or have completed archival science or library science degrees. Candidates should possess experience working with textual and digital archival records or have completed significant coursework on the subject. Own transportation required. Park housing may be available for rent but cannot be guaranteed.

    The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full-time (40 hours/week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. The exact starting dates will be determined on a case-by-case basis with the site supervisor. This position is a 1200 hour internship.

    Stipends are paid at $15/hour. The position supervisor has details of the total stipend amount for a given position if you are called for an interview. Please note that interns are not NCPE employees or NPS contract employees; stipends are awards rather than wages. Taxes are not withheld, nor are social security contributions made on your behalf. These funds may be taxable, however, so consult a tax preparation professional.

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic program or recently graduated (degree received October 2017 or later). Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in this program; previous interns in the program must stay within this overall limit.

    Please be aware that, unless otherwise noted, interns are responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location. In some cases the supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodations.

    Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required for all positions if you are chosen for that position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about those requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. Please direct any question to waso_cr-intern@nps.gov.

    Internal Number: 3269

    Original posting on SAA website

  • 03 Oct 2018 8:04 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

    Digital Humanities Librarian

    Florida International University Libraries Digital Collections Center and GIS Center invite applications for the position of Digital Humanities Librarian to join our growing team of digital scholarship professionals, supporting research, teaching, and learning in the humanities and social sciences.

    The successful candidate will collaborate with library colleagues as well as serve as liaison to academic units across campus to provide training, project development, and consultation in current and evolving methods of digital scholarship. As the Libraries? designated expert in emerging humanities research tools and methods, the Digital Humanities Librarian will participate in outreach and campus engagement, maintaining active rapport with faculty and students, supporting a range of digital scholarship services.

    Job Description:

    • Identify and evaluate existing and emerging digital humanities tools and methodologies
    • Provide individual consultation and training on digital scholarship tools and techniques
    • Develop tutorials and instructional videos as well as deliver presentations, class instruction, and workshops on topics related to digital humanities tools and methodologies
    • Foster and maintain relationships with the university community as well as peer institutions involved in humanities research and scholarship
    • Assist students, faculty, and researchers in planning successful, creative, and sustainable digital projects
    • Plan and support digital humanities events
    • Support grant writing and other funding opportunities relating to digital humanities
    • Engage in scholarly activity through presentations, conferences, workshops, seminars or other activities that enhance professional knowledge in the area of digital humanities
    • Serve the library and/or institution through contribution in meetings and committee work
    • Serve the library profession through involvement in professional organizations and through cooperative efforts with other information professionals
    • Perform 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 / digital scholarship tool and methodologies
    • Strong sense of teamwork and ability to work across diverse departments and individual library and university stakeholders

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated leadership quality and experiences in creating and supervising work flows 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 communications skills
    • Second Masters or Bachelors in the Humanities
    • Second Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science

    Rank/Salary:

    Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.

    About the Libraries: For information about the FIU Libraries, please visit https://libraries.fiu.edu/

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 515900 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and must attach a cover letter and resume as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three professional references who will be as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 11, 2018. Review will continue until position is filled.

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