Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities Librarian

Sarasota, FL
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Salary: Negotiable
Created: February 10, 2021


Under the direction of the Dean of the Library, this non-tenure track faculty member serves as part of a highly collaborative team of librarians. The Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities Librarian will have an opportunity to develop services in a changing and evolving organization. The Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities Librarian collaborates with a team of librarians in delivering research and instruction services while providing leadership and expertise in services supporting digital humanities/scholarship, data services, scholarly communications and technology-based research. This librarian will work collaboratively with faculty, students, staff and fellow librarians on established digital projects ( and support new digital projects and provide expert instruction in digital research methods and technologies in all disciplines. In collaboration with other librarians, the incumbent will deliver contemporary services in support of cutting-edge approaches in instruction, research and outreach. The incumbent will participate in collection development in assigned areas, liaising with assigned subject faculty, and lead/participate in library- sponsored events and exhibits. This position may also provide outreach to non-academic units to develop events and services that promote Cook Library, supervise staff and students as required, and perform other duties/functions as requested. Responsibilities of the position evolve as the library environment continues to change. All librarians are expected to make contributions to the profession, provide service to the campus and broader professional community (e.g. statewide/regional/local committees and organizations), and embrace innovation and change. Under the direction of the Dean of the Library, and in collaboration with other librarians and staff, the Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities Librarian will participate in long-range planning and development and assessment of programs, resources, services, and policies.



Minimum Qualifications:

·         High level knowledge of current and emerging trends in digital humanities/scholarship.

·         Demonstrated ability to use Digital Humanities tools and programs such as Python, R, XML, Tableau, Visual Eyes, Omeka, ArcGIS/StoryMaps, Articulate Storyline , etc.

·         Demonstrated understanding of computational methods of analysis used in the digital humanities, for example, text mining, natural language processing, topic modeling, social network analysis, data mining, mapping, and visualization

·         Experience with Canvas or another Learning Management System.

·         Experience in administering digital technologies and information systems.

·         ALA accredited MLS/MLIS


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Experience with outreach and service development in an academic library setting

·         Experience working on and contributing to open source software projects

·         Experience working with faculty and students

How to apply


Helene Gold, Search Committee Chair,


Published: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 19:48 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 19:48 UTC