Learning Resources Professional

  • Job Reference: 1003980
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Company: Miami Dade College
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Miami Dade College, North Campus is now accepting applications for a Learning Resources Professional.

All applications must be submitted online at http://www.mdc.edu/jobs/
Job Opening ID: 1003980
Job Description:

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.

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, collects and analyzes data, presents and markets 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.

Minimum Requirements: 
•Masters degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited college/university and three (3) years of relevant experience in education or related field; or Bachelors degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited college/university and seven (7) years of relevant experience in education or related field
•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
•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