Florida International University (FIU) is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the 10 largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees—including in the science, technology, engineering, and medicine (STEM) fields—to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be “Worlds Ahead!” For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu. Florida’s newly accredited College of Medicine (COM) at FIU is currently seeking candidates for an open-rank, full-time, nontenure digital learning and information technology librarian (DLITL) position. The DLITL explores and implements emerging information technologies to advance library services, continually improves access to online resources, and contributes to effective teaching and learning in the COM. This includes developing, troubleshooting, and implementing solutions for online access to resources, updating, and managing the medical library website in collaboration with COM IT, and assisting the faculty in developing and adapting digital learning and information technologies for instruction. The DLITL will play a key role in integrating such technologies into a planned new library to serve the growing academic health center. Assistance with reference and teaching is expected.
Required: Minimum qualifications include master’s degree in library/information science from an American Library Association (ALA)–accredited program and a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience in an academic and/or special library.
Salary: Starting salary is $60,000, commensurate with experience. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by 5/09/14. Review will continue until position is filled. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to job opening ID (507421) at careers.fiu.edu and attach letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and listing of 3 professional references in a single portable document format (PDF) file. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. (031)