Institution

Norco College

Job Title

Instructional Design Librarian/Assistant Professor, Library Services

Department/College

Library/Lrng Res (N)

Dates

Opening Date: 04/04/2022
Closing Date:  04/15/2022

Job Description

Norco College is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Instructional Design Librarian. Working with librarians and other campus faculty, the successful candidate will primarily be responsible for developing, delivering, and assessing learning resources in support of the Library's information literacy initiatives. The Instructional Design Librarian should possess demonstrated teaching ability, knowledge of, and a strong commitment to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. This position will utilize teaching and learning pedagogies, educational and emerging technologies, and assessment practices.

Through a lens of equity and inclusion, this position works with the Reference team to provide research assistance and library instruction tailored to the specific needs of both online and face-to-face learners and faculty. The candidate will also serve as a subject area(s) liaison as assigned.

The ideal candidate will share Norco College's commitment to educating its racially/ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student population. The college currently enrolls nearly 30,000 students annually, the majority of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 58.5% of Norco's students are Hispanic, 6.5% are African-American, 8% are Asian American, 0.2% are Native American, 2.4%are Filipino, 0.4% are Pacific Islander, 20% are White, and 3% are multiracial. Norco College has been designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

 

Job Duties

  1. Lead the development, maintenance, and assessment of curriculum-aligned library learning objects such as videos, tutorials, and Springshare LibGuides for use in multiple instructional delivery modes.
  2. Collaborate with RCCD Distance Education and faculty to promote library resources and information literacy instruction.
  3. Design, collect, and facilitate the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data for the assessment of library instruction.
  4. Serve as the library representative for college-wide Open Education Resource initiatives.
  5. Participate in librarian duties including online chat, reference desk, collection development, library orientations, and teaching library credit course(s).
  6. Assignments are based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly, including but not limited to conducting classes, class preparation, student evaluation, office hours, committee work, curriculum and program development, student learning outcomes assessment, program review, student activities, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement.
  7. Institutional service activities are expected of all faculty members.
  8. Participation in discipline/department decision making processes and work regarding curriculum, program development and other matters are also expected of all department faculty.
  9. Librarianship is a profession grounded in service with teamwork at the core. The successful candidate will uphold high standards of professionalism, teamwork, and ethics appropriate to the professional position.
 

Experience/Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills

EDUCATION:
American Library Association (ALA) accredited master's degree in Library Science or Library Information Science, or an equivalent advanced degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Experience and/or coursework in instructional technology and design.
  2. Experience and/or coursework writing effective instructional texts for a variety of formats.
  3. Basic knowledge of web-authoring applications.
  4. Experience teaching in an academic environment in a variety of modalities such as a learning management system.
  5. Experience and/or coursework in lesson planning and curriculum development.
  6. Experience and/or coursework with data-driven assessment.
  7. Knowledge of open educational resources and copyright as it pertains to education.
  8. Knowledge of accreditation standards as related to instruction through distance education.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).

Supplemental Information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. Ten-month, tenure-track position.
  2. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation, and full-time teaching or equivalent experience with a range from Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6 of the current Faculty Salary Schedule.
  3. Medical and dental benefits are provided for the employee and legal dependents.
  4. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided for the employee.
  5. Orientation to college is required as is adherence to Improvement of Instruction policy.
  6. Maintaining broad knowledge of the academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes is expected.
  7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in District and College promotional activities, active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and appropriate professional activities.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

  • All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
  • Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
  • Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!
  • Cover letter must address how applicant meets the qualifications for the position.

How to Apply

Apply at https://apptrkr.com/2967771

Required Applicant Documents:

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
August 2022

Application Deadline:
04-15-2022

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