Job: Part-Time Information Literacy Instructor

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 824137
Position Type: Part-Time Faculty
External Position: Yes

This Part-Time Information Literacy Instructor teaches non-credit instructional sessions designed to develop information literacy skills for all discipline courses.

  • Teaches lecture and laboratory sections
  • Develops teaching and learning strategies to optimize student performance for face to face and online non-credit courses
  • Develops instructional curricula
  • Develops assessment strategies to measure student progress and to adjust instruction accordingly
  • Incorporates and/or develops the use of emergent technology in instruction
  • Maintain accurate attendance records
  • Complies with departmental and College policies and procedures
  • Performs duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Masters Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Library Science or related field
  • Prior experience teaching adult learners
  • Prior experience teaching information literacy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with faculty to identify what information is needed for a particular assignment and how best to teach a given group of students
  • Skill in designing instruction for online environments and incorporating the use of emergent technologies
  • Knowledge of information literacy skills necessary for finding information appropriate in a college classroom
  • Knowledge of current information sources - both online and off
  • Ability to design curricula to teach targeted information literacy skills and/or use of specific sources as well as to assess the skills taught
  • Ability to design hands-on, group instruction targeted to a particular need for information
  • Ability to know how students learn in online and F2F environments
  • Ability to work with discipline faculty to identify what information is needed for a particular assignment and how best to teach a given group of students
  • Skill in designing instruction for online environments and incorporating the use of emergent technologies
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments

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    Contact:

    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559

    Social:

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