E-learning and Rural Outreach Services – Spokane, WA

Today’s Date: 11/20/2013

Closing date – unknown

Job Title: Librarian: e-Learning and Rural Outreach Services

Anticipated hours per week: Full Time

Institution Community Colleges of Spokane, Spokane Community College

Library Location: Inland Northwest: Spokane county area, Washington State

Website (if applicable): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/ccspokane/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=759707&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

Duties / Job description: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working with online and rural faculty, and in collaboration with other library faculty, develop curriculum and instruct students at remote locations and online using instructional television and the course management tools, 21st century social media and mobile technologies, and other technology related to e-learning and remote delivery. Remote locations include the rural sites in the Northern Counties of Eastern Washington and the Pullman Center in Pullman, WA.
Provides professional librarian services and academic support to students, faculty and other librarian patrons at physical and virtual reference desks.

Provide leadership in the adoption of emerging instructional technologies and trends in online learning relevant to the Community Colleges of Spokane’s instructional mission;

Collaborate with CCS librarians, faculty, and staff to: create online learning tools and resources (e.g., online tutorials, web-casting instruction) that support the development of information literacy competencies; provide course-based information literacy instruction, assessment, collection development, and promote faculty awareness of new delivery modes and issues in scholarly communication; serve as liaison to the e-Learning and rural programs;

Participates in the identification, selection and acquisition of desired resources in various formats, particularly e-resources; may include participation in cooperative agreements to provide access to resources with other libraries.
Participate in library department meetings (both SCC and SFCC), CCS Library Services meetings, Instructional Support Services meetings, district and college meetings, as appropriate; Serve on district or college committees, councils and/or task forces and perform other activities within the scope of the position, in accordance with the faculty contract;
Complies with state and federal law applicable to professional duties and responsibilities; Follows established procedures in areas such as printing, office support, safety regulations and related administrative processes;
Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned;

In addition, librarians may:
Develop and deliver courses in library science, research and related subjects utilizing appropriate pedagogy and technology that facilitates student learning and success.
Supervise paraprofessional employees or direct the work of assigned work-study students.
Advise student clubs or associations.
Develop library instructional and/or promotional materials using a variety of technologies.
Provide training and direct service to both students and instructional faculty in the use of new instructional technologies designed to improve teaching and learning.
Provides training and direct service in the areas of reference, research, material acquisition, course management systems such as Blackboard and collection development.
Manage library collections to include oversight of circulation and technical services, shelving, and recording / assessment activities.

Qualifications: REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (Minimum Qualifications)

An earned Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution/program.
Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
Acceptance of and willingness to support the role that community colleges serve in higher education, and specifically the mission, values, goals and objectives of the Community Colleges of Spokane.
Ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution and the community/technical college system.
A demonstrated understanding of and value for the contributions that a diverse workforce can make to the success of both the organization and the students we serve.

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES (Desirable Qualifications)

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as a member of a team;
Demonstrated expertise and success promoting teamwork and fostering collaborative relationships;
Demonstrated ability in the use of information technologies, information management tools, online course management tools, 21st century social media and mobile technologies and other technologies related to e-learning;
Understanding of and demonstrated ability to employ assessment measures and gather evidence to communicate the value of library services to internal and external customers;
Demonstrated ability to understand and embrace emerging library-related software programs and technologies;
Experience using online course software such as Blackboard, Canvas and Moodle;
Program development expertise;
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work;
Excellent presentation, instruction, and communication skills;
Possess an understanding of the non-traditional college experience and the ability to offer reference and instructional services in a distributed environment
Previous experience in library services to remote sites;
Previous experience delivering library services using e-learning systems;
Previous experience equivalent to one-three full years as a professional librarian;
Experience developing and presenting technology sessions for students and faculty;
Experience in education and/or instruction;
Working knowledge of Information Literacy Competency Skills for Higher Education
Teaching experience and/or successful completion of formal education focused on teaching methodologies;
Working knowledge of the ALA Standards for Distance Learning Library Services and accreditation standards relevant to e-learning and educational offerings in remote locations.

Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes

Salary Range: $44,730 – $46,067; Total compensation: $57,652 – $59,109

How to apply? To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

CCS online application including supplemental questions.
Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position. *
Comprehensive resume *
Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references*
College transcript(s) if applicable – unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted when candidate becomes a finalist

NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required to be included as an attachment to your application prior to submission.

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