Director for the Library

  • Harford Community College
  • 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD, USA
  • Jan 08, 2020
Full time   Deans & Directors Library Administration, Librarian

Job Description

The Director of the Library leads all aspects of the HCC Library. Duties include, but are not limited to, strategically overseeing the daily operations; administering policies and procedures; managing staff, budget, facilities, technology, and collections to meet the needs of the curriculum and the campus community; providing leadership in support of teaching and learning for student success through collaborating with other academic divisions to develop, maintain and assess a strong information literacy program; providing leadership to the Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative; assessing the effect of Library services on student success; and supporting the transition to an integrated Learning Commons model.

Other duties include overseeing programming and operations of the Hays-Heighe House historic home; providing general academic leadership and College service through participation in various College committees, groups, and task forces; participating in statewide affinity groups; collaborating with other libraries and cultural institutions; reaching out to the local community to encourage use of the Library as a resource for the community; and other duties as assigned.

This is an exempt, administrator position reporting to the Dean of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

A master’s degree, preferably from an ALA-accredited institution, and five to seven years of experience working in an academic library are required.  Other required qualifications include:

  •  Experience managing staff – hiring, supervising and evaluating.
  • Resource management experience – budget, facilities, collection, technology.
  • Knowledge of contemporary practices in academic libraries, including learning commons.
  • Strategic planning and innovation experience, including project management.
  • Experience managing daily library operations, including setting policy and overseeing technical and access services.
  • Experience evaluating and assessing library programs and resources.
  • Demonstrated student success focus, including information literacy and OER program administration.
  • Skills in preparing reports and grants.

Application Details

Apply online by January 26, 2020.

 

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Application Deadline

January 26, 2020