Job Title Assistant/Associate/Professor and I-Know Director
Agency Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Department Library Operations Staff
Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate
Job Location Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Type Faculty
The Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) invites applications for the position of I-Know Director. The I-Know Director will lead a Quality Enhancement Plan initiative designed to infuse digital information literacy into the academic careers of undergraduate students. Under the direction of the Dean of Libraries, the I-Know Director provides leadership and guidance to faculty, staff, and students to facilitate the integration of digital information literacy into the undergraduate curriculum at TAMUCC. The Director is responsible for planning, facilitating, and implementing all aspects of the I-Know initiative. This position manages the execution, documentation, and reporting requirements of a Quality Enhancement Plan and ensures alignment with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) standards. Faculty rank and tenure status is open and will be determined upon qualifications.
Work with faculty, administration, staff, and students to ensure successful implementation of the I-Know initiative
Foster an environment of collaboration, working with all stakeholders on the design of new policies, procedures, and professional development activities necessary to achieve the I-Know goals
Maintain alliances with key campus partners, including the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) and the Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies (ODELT), necessary for success
Build relationships across campus units to promote participation throughout the University community
Coordinate professional development, in collaboration with the CFE and ODELT, for faculty to incorporate digital information literacy into courses
Develop and manage the I-Know assessment plan
Prepare results and findings for annual institutional progress reports and a five-year SACSCOC evaluation report
Ensure campus awareness and support of the I-Know program through various communication and marketing channels, such as the I-Know website
Maintain the requirements for scholarship and service as commensurate with position and rank.
Possibility of a teaching appointment
The Mary and Jeff Bell Library provides resources and services to assist users with their research and information needs. Over million items are listed in Portal, the online catalog, and many more items are accessible through our electronic resources. Over 280 online databases and 64,000 electronic journals contain scholarly material to assist students in completing research projects or assignments. The Library provides both in-person and virtual reference service, research skills and information literacy instruction, interlibrary loan, a media lab, and over 100 computers for research and coursework. Special Collections and Archives houses a wealth of resources focusing on Corpus Christi, the Coastal Bend, and South Texas.
To be considered for the position, all requested documents must be uploaded.
A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application.
2. A current curriculum vitae.
3. A list of three professional references.
The posting will remain open until a finalist is selected.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.