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Paradise Valley Community College is a Learning Centered College that supports a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect, equity and understanding and incorporating views from dissimilar frames of reference are encouraged and valued. (https://www.paradisevalley.edu/diversity-and-inclusion) and (https://www.paradisevalley.edu/learning-centered-college)
Performs the duties of an academic librarian, including information literacy instruction, reference services, and collection development. Uses multiple methods of instruction and appropriate technologies to engage students and assesses student learning. Provide excellent customer service, innovative instruction both face-to-face and online, and collaborate on event programming that enhances curriculum and engages students outside of the classroom. A commitment to integrity and diversity in the performance of job duties is essential. This position will also provide library support at our Black Mountain campus. Candidates with an understanding of issues critical to higher education, such as closing the equity gap, and the importance of pathways in helping students to enter, persist, transfer, and graduate, are preferred.
60% - Designs and teaches information literacy instruction for credit and non-credit courses aligned to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) framework. Incorporates assessment strategies tied to PVCC’s General Education outcomes to improve instruction and student learning. Demonstrates innovation in teaching and in the use of student-centered learning strategies. Provides reference assistance to community members, students, faculty, and staff, both face-to-face and online, and at the Black Mountain campus.
20% - Collaborates with faculty to develop customized course materials, including open education resources. Creates, collaborates, and participates in event programming. Develops library collection (print, media and electronic) to meet curricular and research needs for academic division liaison areas; cultivates relationships with high school and university institutions to develop and promote student success, transfer pathways, and degree completion.
10% - Coordinates a specialty area such as Virtual Services (interfacing the college community to all electronic resources and services), Library Instruction (information literacy), Outreach (campus and community), Division Chairs (including planning, personnel management and supervision, budget management, scheduling, and overall management of library services), or other related area.
10% - Remains current with new trends and developments in the field through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, and workshops. Participates in college and district/division meetings, committees, and projects. Supports the mission of the college by engaging with the broader campus community.
1. A master's degree in Library or Information Science (or its equivalent) from a graduate professional program accredited by the American Library Association.
2. EDU250-Teaching and Learning in the Community Colleges-or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire.
- Evidence of innovation in teaching information literacy for both classroom and online, preferably in an academic setting.
- Experience providing in-person and online reference service.
- Experience with technology such as: Microsoft products, Web 2.0 tools, learning management systems, interactive classroom technology tools, and using and administering library electronic databases.
- Experience working with library staff in a team environment.
- Experience in planning, implementing, and assessing strategies to address equity gaps.
- Experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to offer learning opportunities and/or event programming.
Special Working Conditions
- Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet minimum standards regarding driving
- Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate’s own expense
- May require travel to meetings, training, events, etc. at other MCCCD locations
- May require occasional evenings or weekends
- May involve occasional prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
- May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs
How to Apply
Only applications with unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the stated qualifications will be considered. If your master’s degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.
MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated/evaluated and provided with application material.