Information Literacy Instructor (part-time) @ Miami Dade College


The Part-Time Information Literacy Instructor teaches credit instructional sessions designed to develop

information literacy skills for all discipline courses.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Teaches lecture and laboratory sections utilizing both face to face and online instruction

· Develops teaching and learning strategies to optimize student performance for face to face and

online credit courses

· Develops instructional curricula, online guides (LibGuides), handouts, and other learning tools as


· Incorporates and/or develops the use of emergent technology in instruction

· Maintains accurate attendance records

· Develops assessment strategies to measure student progress and to adjust instruction


· Complies with departmental and College policies and procedures

· Performs other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals, and objectives, and policies and


· Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

· Possess instructional design skills for face to face and online learning environments,

incorporating the use of emergent technologies

· Knowledge of information literacy skills necessary for finding information appropriate in a college


· Knowledge of current information sources including Open and Licensed Educational Resources

and print media

· Knowledge of best practices for providing reference/information services in academic or public


· Ability to work with discipline faculty to identify needs and determine best course of action

· Ability to design or adapt curricula to teach targeted information literacy skills

· Ability to design hands-on, group instruction targeted to a particular need for information

· Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments

· Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands

and arms. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or

controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral

vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Essential Personnel:



Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


· Master’s degree in Library Science or related field

· Prior experience teaching adult learners

· Prior experience teaching information literacy

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