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EFFECTIVE DATE:               Revised August, 2014
POSITION TITLE:                 Reference Librarian / Instructional Technologist
DEPARTMENT:                    Library
STATUS:                               Full-time, Exempt (35 hrs per week)
PAY GRADE:                        Professional Level II
WORKING HOURS:             Flexible hours according to class orientation and
                                                Reference Desk needs
REPORTS TO:                      Library Director

EDUCATION:                        MLIS graduate of an ALA-accredited program preferred
EXPERIENCE:                       Experience using the Voyager library system and previous work in college

                                                Experience with course management systems, particularly Blackboard, preferred.
PHYSICAL:                            Ability to lift 50 lb., stretch and reach, bend, manual dexterity
SPECIAL SKILLS:                Strong analytical and problem solving skills
                                                Experience doing reference interviews with students, faculty, staff
                                                Ability to train others, including staff, students and faculty

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Reference Librarian/Instructional Technologist will assist and instruct CCSJ students, faculty, and staff with informational needs using print and online reference sources. The position is also responsible for planning and conducting library instructional tours and classroom bibliographic instruction.  The role of Instructional Technologist involves training workshops and one-on-one training for faculty and students with the Blackboard course management system and other academic technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take the lead in providing reference assistance to individuals

  • Work with part-time staff members and student workers to ensure that basic informational needs are coordinated.

  • Responsible for library orientation sessions, including Gen Ed 100 College Survival Week.

  • Take the lead in creating and conducting individual and group instruction in effective and efficient research skills (in all formats) to CCSJ students, faculty and staff.

  • Coordinate specialized training sessions, such as Westlaw, for students, faculty, and staff, using specialized external trainers when possible.

  • Maintain library reference and bibliographic instruction statistics.

  • Create Specker Library guides, tutorials and other online aids for students, faculty and library staff.

  • Design and conduct training workshops for faculty and students.

  • Working with faculty in the use of Blackboard software to create Web-based courses.

  • Creating/updating instructional materials for students on the use of Blackboard.

  • Researching, presenting and/or communicating new technologies to faculty at Education Week, Welcome Week, and on a one-on-one basis.

  • Assisting faculty in the instructional design of curriculum for distance education.

  • Serve as program coordinator/liaison to vendors such as CourseSmart (accelerated programs).

  • Creating/updating instructional materials for faculty on the use of Blackboard, SMART board, document camera and any other hardware/software to enhance student learning.

  • Solicit suggestions from faculty members to ensure that the library is meeting the resource needs of various academic programs.

  • Coordinate with Tutoring Center to identify areas of student need (recommended resources to purchase, guides to develop, etc.)

  • Responsible for interlibrary loan functions, using ILLiad software.

  • Assist in the processing of donated materials.

  • Participate in committee work on campus to keep abreast of campus-wide issues and to increase exposure to faculty

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Library Director.

Posting Date: 8/19/14

To apply, please send your resume to Marcia Keith at mkeith@ ccsj.edu

 

Position Title:             Charter School Accountability Officer
Department:               Academic Affairs
Status:                         Part Time/Non Exempt
Reports to:                 Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Operating Officer
Pay Rate:                    $40.00/hr

Education:     Master’s degree required. Hold a current Indiana teacher/administrator license. 

Experience:    Minimum of 8 years of K-12 experience preferred.   Knowledge of the charter school sector. .  Financial analysis and budget management experience. 

Special Skills: Knowledge of special education laws.  Classroom administrative experience in a charter school.  Excellent communication skills and strongly analytical and writing capabilities.  Highly organized with demonstrated ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and projects
Physical: Travel is required for weekly monitoring visits, quarterly statewide meetings and annual professional development at the state and national level. 

General Description of Duties
The CCSJ Charter School Accountability Liaison will work closely with the Vice President of Academic Affairs/ Chief Operating Offer and the CCSJ Charter School Board to implement and continuously improve the CCSJ’s accountability metrics, processes and procedures.  Candidate must have a reliable transportation and acceptable driving record for transportation. 

Responsibilities and Duties
Overseeing the charter agreement execution process with newly authorized charter schools, and implementing the Site Visit and Reporting procedures described in the ICSB Accountability System (posted on the ICSB website: http://www.in.gov/icsb/2421.htm).

The Accountability Office will serve as the primary point of contact for ICSB authorized charter schools with respect to questions about ICSB accountability. The Officer will assist the Executive Director in providing updates on charter school performance to the seven voting members of the Indiana Charter School Team during regularly scheduled Board meetings.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities include:

  • Process Charter School Applications

  • Review and score charter school applications

  • Participate in interviews with charter school applicants

  • Participate in any public hearings

  • Direct implementation and continuous improvement of charter school accountability procedures

  • Liaise with the VPAA and CCSJ Charter School Team and representatives of newly authorized charter schools to execute the CCSJ charter agreement

  • Coordinate with the VPAA/COO  to prepare for and co-conduct Pre-Opening Site Visits

  • Conduct the Full and Monitoring Site Visit procedures

  • Liaise with third-party accountability experts in monitoring school performance in Year 5 of the charter term, and when corrective action is required

  • Monitor and track school performance data and related information

  • Oversee creation of school's Performance Dashboard and the CCSJ  annual Accountability Report

  • Maintain and continuously improve communications materials describing the accountability process that can be utilized by charter school operators, CCSJ staff and Board members, community members, and the media

  • Assist with Board meeting preparations and participate in Board proceedings

  • Provide ad hoc information and support to ICSB members as requested

This position may also assume responsibility for supervision of students during the semester who require this as part of their specific curriculum.

Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Operating Office.

Closing:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until candidate is selected.

If you are interested, and feel you fit the qualifications required, please email your resume and letter of interest to: Mary Severa, Special Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs:  msevera@ccsj.edu

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Position Title: Professor of Education and Director of Clinical and Field Experiences

Position Description:
The position is a full-time visiting professor position leading towards a tenure- track faculty position after the first year. 

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will:

  • have earned doctoral degree in education (ABD’s will be considered)

  • have at least five years of successful teaching experience

  • have experience with the placement and supervision of teacher candidates in the field

  • be conversant with “best practices” in teacher preparation, particularly in terms of instructional strategies

  • have experience of participation in state and national teacher preparation professional organizations

  • demonstrate a commitment to student learning, particularly on the part of potentially under-prepared students

  • be able to function in a multi-cultural, collegial environment

  • be willing and able to contribute to the furthering of the College’s mission of service to its students

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching, placement and supervision of teacher candidates in the field, curriculum planning and development, collaborating with the Department faculty in assessment of student learning outcomes and of the Department programs, implementation of experiential learning and technology, and maintaining relationships and providing service within the community. 

Salary Range:   Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date:       July, 2014

Eligibility:       Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United Sates and a
background check.

Application Procedures:  For full consideration, email letter and CV demonstrating your interests qualifications. The requested information should be emailed to Dr. Joi Patterson, Vice President of Academic Affairs @ jpatterson@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to:

Office of Academic Affairs

 

ATTN:  Dr. Joi Patterson, VPAA/COO
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Avenue
Whiting, IN 46394

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until candidate is selected.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  The campus is located, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).

 

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

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Adjunct Instructors
Science | Psychology | English

Calumet College of St. Joseph invites applications for several adjunct faculty positions, to begin August 2014.  The successful candidates for these positions will join the Quantitative, Behavioral and Social Science or Liberal Arts faculty, located at the Whiting, IN campus. 

The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate or graduate courses within the prospective field (see below).  To qualify for these adjunct teaching assignments, candidates must have a minimum of a master degree in the content area, with a preferred terminal degree.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  We are just, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).


Science Program

  • Nutritionist / dietician

  • Biology

  • Geology

  • Earth Science

English Program

  • Professional Writing

  • Developmental English

  • Composition

  • Advanced topics in English

Psychology Program

  • Undergraduate courses

  • Graduate courses

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, with three references complete with contact information and any teaching evaluations.  The requested materials should be emailed to msevera@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to Calumet College of St. Joseph, Attn:  Academic Affairs Office, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394.

Review of applications will begin April 1st and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Avenue
Whiting, Indiana 46394

Telephone: (219) 473-4215 (Indiana)
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