Campus Director, Learning Resources

Employer
Miami Dade College
Location
Homestead Campus
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Job Title: Campus Director, Learning Resources
Location: Homestead Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1001533
Job Details

Job Family

ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)

Grade

18

Salary

$84,303 - $105,378

Department

Learning Resources

Reports To

College-wide Director, Learning Resources

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

First Review Date

August 2, 2021

Job Summary

This position provides strategic vision and leadership for the campus library and multi-disciplinary academic support labs. The Director works effectively with faculty, administrators, and staff across the campus in support of the College’s mission by facilitating student support services. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College’s District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities
    Provides leadership to the campus library and academic support labsPrepares and maintains departmental budgetsHires, supervises and evaluates personnel Keeps abreast of current trends and best practices in information literacy and instructional technologyEnsures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement process and adheres to the collective bargaining agreement Develops course schedules and faculty assignments Oversees strategic planning, acquisition strategies, continued development of computer-based library systems and servicesArticulates the selection of instructional software titles with department chairs and other campus laboratory managersCollaborates with other departments in developing special programs and eventsEnsures user compliance with College computing policiesResolves issues that may arise with students, faculty, and staffDefines problems, collects data, and valid conclusions when preparing reportsServes on Campus and College-wide committeesParticipates in the development and implementation of the College policies, procedures, and guidelinesParticipates in Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and other Accreditation processes
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science from an American Library Association Accredited School (ALA) or related field and five (5) years of management experience at a higher education institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and proceduresKnowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies especially the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Skill in budget preparation and management Ability to implement new technologies in order to maintain up to date systems and processesExcellent organizational skills Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff
Essential Position
  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.
Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.

Organization

Since we opened our doors in 1960, the educators at Miami Dade College have focused on providing quality and innovative educational opportunities to every member of our community desiring a higher education. Our goal is a simple one, to ensure the success of our students and increase the strength of our communities.

Today, Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 170,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. We also offer numerous Community Education classes as well as online credit classes through the Virtual College.  Specialized and advanced educational opportunities include the prestigious New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and our Dual Enrollment Program.

With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.

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