Associate Instructor, Learning Resources



Job description

Job ID: 1005081
Location: Hialeah Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Details:

Job Family: STAFF – Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
Grade: 12
Salary: $20.59 – $25.74
Department: Learning Resources
Reports To: Director, Learning Resources
Closing Date: April 25, 2023
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
First Review Date: March 3, 2023

Job Summary:

The Associate Instructor provides instructional technical support to Learning Resources and is responsible for the operation and supervision of an area, assigned classroom or laboratory. Collaborates college-wide with Learning Resources personnel in support of a discipline, program of study or school.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Assists librarians and discipline faculty in the delivery of instruction services i.e. reference service, ask-a-librarian, embedded services, instructional support, Virtual College and online services
* Operates, manages, and supervises multiple service areas in Learning Resources in a manner consistent with educational standards and college-wide policies and procedures
* Informs and assists students in meeting faculty and departmental requirements and recording progress in the library, academic laboratories, or other learning resources programs as needed
* Provides instructional support to students in accessing academic software, subject databases, materials and discipline tutorials used in learning resources areas
* Provides technical support to discipline faculty involved in the college-wide evaluation and selection of instructional software, hardware, materials (print and non-print) for a program of study
* Coordinates and implements outreach activities to promote Learning Resources services including social media
* Provides guidance, trains, and assists in the professional development of staff and part-time personnel
* Assists in the development of tests, surveys and other assessment instruments for the library, academic laboratories or other Learning Resources areas
* Analyzes statistical data, prepares college-wide reports, and keeps accurate, up-to-date records
* Recommends instructional software applications and equipment for library/learning resources and computer laboratory areas
* Participates in college-wide workgroups to recommend policies and procedures for learning resources functions and services
* Maintains, manages and processes materials and equipment in the collection inventory
* Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree in related field and three (3) years of work experience in an academic setting; or Associate’s degree and seven (7) years of work experience in an academic setting
* All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
* Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, departmental software applications and basic research methodology
* Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
* Proficient knowledge of educational technology including installation and use of hardware and software
* Proficient knowledge about all aspects of Learning Resources services: reference services, instructional support services and service desk functions: circulation, reserves, serials, and interlibrary loan
* Proficient verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, faculty and staff
* Ability to multi-task and prioritize
* Knowledge and understanding of training and education principles
* Skilled in project management and able to meet deadlines
* Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals
* Ability to analyze and summarize data and write reports
* Ability to speak effectively before groups of users
* Ability to supervise others and make decisions
* Ability to solve problems and think critically
* Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relations with students, faculty and administration and to work collaboratively
* Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority for this job vacancy. In addition, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements outlined in this job vacancy and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.

Essential Position:

  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.

Additional Requirements:

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.:

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Miami Dade College is the largest and most diverse college in the nation. With eight campuses and more than 174,000 students from across the world, the College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees.