Part-Time Associate Instructor, Learning Resources

Location
Miami, Miami-Dade County / Palmetto Bay, Miami-Dade County / Village of Palmetto Bay, Miami-Dade County
Posted
Apr 16, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Employment Type
Part Time
Position Title: Part-Time Associate Instructor, Learning Resources Position ID: 830214 Salary: $11.55-$19.98 Location: Miami Dade College, Homestead Campus All applicants must apply online at www.mdc.jobs Job Description: The Part-Time Associate Instructor provides instructional technical support to Learning Resources and is responsible for the operation and supervision of an area, assigned classroom or laboratory. Collaborates college-wide with Learning Resources personnel in support of a discipline, program of study or school. Duties & Responsibilities: Assists librarians and discipline faculty in the delivery of instruction services i.e. reference service, ask-a-librarian, embedded services, instructional support, Virtual College and online services Operates, manages, and supervises multiple service areas in Learning Resources in a manner consistent with educational standards and college-wide policies and procedures Informs and assists students in meeting faculty and departmental requirements and recording progress in the library, academic laboratories, or other learning resources programs as needed Provides instructional support to students in accessing academic software, subject databases, materials and discipline tutorials used in learning resources areas Provides technical support to discipline faculty involved in the college-wide evaluation and selection of instructional software, hardware, materials (print and non-print) for a program of study Coordinates and implements outreach activities to promote Learning Resources services including social media Supervises, trains, and assists in the professional development of staff and part-time personnel Assists in the development of tests, surveys and other assessment instruments for the library, academic laboratories or other Learning Resources areas Analyzes statistical data, prepares college-wide reports, and keeps accurate, up-to-date records Recommends instructional software applications and equipment for library/learning resources and computer laboratory areas Participates in college-wide workgroups to recommend policies and procedures for learning resources functions and services Maintains, manages and processes materials and equipment in the collection inventory Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree in related field and three (3) years of work experience in an academic setting All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, departmental software applications and basic research methodology Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures Proficient knowledge of educational technology including installation and use of hardware and software Proficient knowledge about all aspects of Learning Resources services: reference services, instructional support services and service desk functions: circulation, reserves, serials, and interlibrary loan Proficient verbal and written communication skills Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, faculty and staff Ability to multi-task and prioritize Knowledge and understanding of training and education principles Skilled in project management and able to meet deadlines, as well as, ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals Ability to analyze and summarize data and write reports, as well as, ability to speak effectively before groups of users Ability to supervise others and make decisions, as well as, ability to solve problems and think critically Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relations with students, faculty and administration and to work collaboratively Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff