We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; temporary housing; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
POSITION DUTIES Public Services Coordinate, strategize, and provide in-person and virtual reference services Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures in conjunction with library staff Train and mentor student employees for the Tech Hub service desk Coordinate efforts to improve student experiences in the library Instruction Oversee library instruction and assessment for face-to-face classes Collaborate with the digital literacies librarian to direct the library's instructional approaches Teach and assess library instruction using various approaches and modalities for a diverse student body Develop a variety of equitable instructional tools to support students with different learning styles Foster a learning environment where diversity and equity are advanced, including in navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.) Outreach Connect with the campus community to demonstrate and promote the role of the library in instruction and student success Liaise with an assigned division for recommendation and selection of resources for the collection Participate in college-wide efforts to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations Professional Development Maintain professional competence through participation in professional organizations, workshops, conferences, reading journals and taking courses Participate in professional development activities related to the scholarship of teaching and learning, learning theory, equity in the classroom, and education Maintain current knowledge and practical skills in cultural competency
Master's degree from an American Library Associateaccredited institution One (1) year experience in a professional library setting Experience in providing reference services Experience in facilitating the learning of individuals from diverse backgrounds and levels of readiness Instructional experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: IF NEEDED Experience in higher education Experience with different modalities of reference services Supervisory or management experience Commitment to planning, implementing, and assessing user-centered services Prior experience that shows collaboration with others across disciplines/fields, with a team focus Experience in integrating diversity, pluralism, and inclusion into library practices, or equivalent transferrable skills Experience with appropriate use of technology to support library responsibilities, including principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues within higher education or other environments
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Applications received by01/31/2020will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty positions are eligible for relocation allowance.
Background Check: Prior to start of employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How to Apply: Click on the wordApplyat the top right cornerof the job announcement. Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete: Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire Attach a Cover Letter Attach a Curriculum Vitae/Resume Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg) Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (minimum 1pg, max 2 pgs).Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your DiversityStatement. Attach a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.