Job Details

San Diego Community College District
  • Position Number: 1383629
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Libraries

Assistant Professor, Instruction/Open Educational Resources Librarian

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 3/8/2019

Position Number: 00120249

Location: San Diego Miramar College

Position Type:

The Position:
The San Diego Community College District is accepting applications for the position of Instruction/Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian at San Diego Miramar College, assignment beginning summer 2019. Located in the Mira Mesa / Scripps Ranch area of San Diego, Miramar College is one of three colleges in the San Diego Community College District.

This position reports to the Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness, Library and Technology and is under the general direction of the Library Department Chair. This is a 12-month position at the assistant professor level. Working days are Monday to Friday, hours are to be determined.

Major Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have primary responsibilities for coordinating the library instruction program, developing instructional modules in a variety of formats, including Web content, tutorials, and guides to digital and other library resources. The successful candidate will advocate and engage the San Diego Miramar College community in the utilization and development of Open Education Resources (OER) and will assist in the development and implementation of policies relating to copyright, open licensing, and attribution of Creative Commons licensed materials. Other responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: providing reference service, selecting and deselecting materials for the librarys collection, assisting with the librarys migration to the statewide Ex Libris Alma/Primo system during the coming year, and serving on campus and professional committees. The successful candidate must show demonstrated: Knowledge of library instruction principles, techniques, and trends. Enthusiasm for teaching and promoting student equity and success. Ability to design and implement information literacy programs and services. Ability to prepare and perform library instruction sessions in a classroom setting. Experience providing reference service in an academic environment or equivalent such as a public library. Ability to work with library staff in a positive manner and to promote team harmony. Ability to work with diverse populations including: students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members. Strong oral and written communication skills.

Masters in library science, library and information science, OR the equivalent. NOTE: All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with: Demonstrated experience or strong working knowledge of intellectual property rights management, copyright, and licensing trends. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of identifying, curating, and best practices regarding the adoption of open educational resources for teaching and learning. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and research regarding library practices, including emerging technologies. Demonstrated knowledge of library collection development processes. Demonstrated experience utilizing current library technologies, such as integrated library systems, library services platforms, discovery services, online catalogs, online databases, and Internet resources. Demonstrated ability to coordinate library activities with other campus departments or with other institutions. Demonstrated flexibility and receptiveness to new ideas, methods, and duties related to instruction. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.


Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,754.92 $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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