Job: International Documents Librarian

General Information
International Documents Librarian

Number position available:

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

Job Category:
Government Documents

Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.



International Documents Librarian

The International Documents Librarian has broad responsibilities for the planning, implementation and promotion of international government information services.  This position has specific responsibilities for collection development, maintenance and outreach activities for the International Collection and the European Union and United Nations (EU/UN) depository collections.  The International Documents Librarian participates in the Libraries’ subject liaison program and will work closely with faculty in the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs International Relations Department.  The International Documents librarian will also provide reference and consultation services, plan and instruct information literacy sessions, and develop instructional materials relevant to the university curriculum. As a member of the Government Resources and Information Department, the successful candidate will provide government reference, research assistance, and participate in the Libraries’ information literacy and instruction program. Some weekends may be required. As a library faculty member, the International Documents Librarian is expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities in order to meet the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion.


  • Administers the international and EU/UN depository collections.
  • Provides collection development for the international documents collection and International Relations.
  • Provides documents reference and microforms assistance, including extended research assistance/consultations for all patrons.
  • Participates in providing reference and information services including library instruction.
  • Collaborates with Technical Services areas to develop processes and procedures for incoming international documents materials and claiming missing depository materials as needed.
  • Participates in local, regional and national organizations as appropriate.
  • Participates in professional development, research, and service activities to meet the Libraries’ and University requirements for promotion.


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  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with broad populations including faculty, students, researchers and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel both independently and as a team member in a collaborative working environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in Reference and Instruction.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Two or more years as a librarian in an academic environment.
  • Experience with community engagement and outreach.
  • Evidence of collaborative decision making.
  • Basic knowledge of cataloging.
  • Experience with managing international documents depositories and collections.



Job open date:

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Florida International University, Green Library, Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC)

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

11200 SW 8th St

Address 2:
Green Library




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Florida International University, Green Library, Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC)

11200 SW 8th St

Address 2:
Green Library




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Gricel Dominguez

Contact Email:

Contact Phone:

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Applications must be submitted on-line at 

When applying please reference Job Opening ID: 520132.

Attach a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references, in a single file. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 6, 2020.  Review will continue until position is filled. 

All inquiries should be directed to Gricel Dominguez, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at

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.

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