Director, Digital Information Literacy Program

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Job Title
Director, Digital Information Literacy Program

Agency
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department
Library Operations Staff

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type
Faculty

Job Description

Job Description:

The Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) invites applications for the position of Director of Digital Information Literacy I-Know program. Under the direction of the Dean of Libraries, the Director is responsible for the successful implementation of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for digital information literacy, also known as the I-Know program, at TAMU-CC. The goal of the I-Know QEP is to prepare students to find, evaluate, create, and communicate knowledge using digital technologies so that they can successfully and responsibly navigate the increasingly complex modern information landscape as global citizens.

The Director is responsible for planning, facilitating, and implementing all aspects of the I-Know program. This position manages the execution, documentation, and reporting requirements of the Quality Enhancement Plan and ensures alignment with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the campus expert on digital information literacy and the primary leader for the I-Know program.
  • Work with faculty, administration, staff, and students to ensure successful implementation of digital information literacy across the undergraduate curriculum.
  • Foster an environment of collaboration, working with all stakeholders on the design of new policies and procedures necessary to achieve the I-Know goals.
  • Maintain alliances with key campus partners necessary for success, including the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) and the Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies (ODELT).
  • Design and deliver professional development for faculty to incorporate digital information literacy into courses.
  • Plan campus-wide activities and events to integrate digital information literacy into the campus culture.
  • Ensure campus awareness and support of the I-Know program through various communication and marketing strategies.
  • Plan campus-wide activities and events to integrate digital information literacy into the campus culture.
  • Ensure campus awareness and support of the I-Know program through various communication and marketing strategies.
  • Supervise personnel within the I-Know Program office, including one librarian and several GAs or student workers.
  • Work with an assessment committee to develop and manage the evaluation of the I-Know program outcomes.
  • Prepare results and findings for annual institutional progress reports and a five-year SACSCOC evaluation report.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
  • Master's degree.
  • Six (6) years of experience.
  • Expertise with information literacy and/or digital literacy.
  • Professional development, training, or teaching experience in higher education.
  • Record of demonstrated leadership or successful project management in higher education, including student engagement and success.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with multiple audiences.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching information and/or digital literacy.
  • Scholarly activity (publications, presentations, etc.) within the field(s) of information and/or digital literacy.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with instructional design.
  • Experience with the development of assessment plans and/or curriculum development.
  • Supervisory experience.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Director--Digital-Information-Literacy-Program_R-034450





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Posted: 12/29/2020
Application Due: 12/29/2032
Work Type: Full Time
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