Learning Resources Professional @ Miami Dade College

Job Summary

The Learning Resources Professional serves as a primary liaison between Learning Resources and the assigned discipline(s) to develop and maintain an exemplary collection of resources to promote and support student learning. 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

  • Evaluates, selects and de-selects library and learning resources materials within college-wide assigned discipline(s) including print and non-print materials
  • Oversees inventory of discipline(s) collections and ensures that it is current and supports the program(s) accreditation standards and research needs of the students
  • Coordinates the ordering of materials with the discipline faculty including E-Resources, books and periodicals
  • Creates and maintains online guides (Libguides), handouts and other learning tools as needed in assigned discipline(s)
  • Collaborates with colleagues to develop assessment instruments, collect and analyze data, present and market Learning Resources services
  • Assists in planning and managing the budget for the assigned discipline(s) collection(s)
  • Provides assistance in the implementation of the information literacy program as needed
  • Supports users remotely and face to face at service points as assigned for classes offered in all modalities
  • Develops teaching strategies, instructional materials and assignments to support information literacy in specialized discipline(s)
  • Keeps abreast of emerging technology and/or service delivery platforms such as, Ask a Librarian, Libguides, tutorial creation, etc.
  • Recommends new technology and platforms to enhance delivery of services
  • Manages and supervises services and Learning Resources personnel as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited college/university and three (3) years of relevant experience in education or related field; or Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited college/university and seven (7) years of relevant experience in education or related field.
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the role of libraries, information literacy and academic support services in higher education
  • Ability to work in a team environment and develop cooperative relationships among faculty, staff, chairs, and senior administrators
  • Possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems in higher education
  • Ability to effectively collect, analyze, evaluate and prepare statistical data and reports
  • Ability to develop, deliver and assess information literacy face to face and online
  • Ability to travel to campuses as needed
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

Additional Requirements

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

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