Director of Library and Learning Commons

$70,000 - $75,000 yearly
  • Bristol Community College
  • Taunton, Massachusetts, USA
  • Jan 09, 2020
Full time   Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Library & Information Science Deans & Directors Library Administration, Librarian

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Director of Library and Learning Commons

DEPARTMENT:  Library and Learning Commons, Academic Affairs

REPORTS TO: Associate Dean of Library and Learning Commons

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Library and Learning Commons staff located in Attleboro, New Bedford, and Taunton locations.

STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Director of Library and Learning Commons will collaborate with the Associate Dean to provide leadership and direction for the Bristol Library and Learning Commons, as well as assist in the overall administration and day-to-day operation of the Bristol Library and Learning Commons in the Attleboro, New Bedford, and Taunton locations.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Minimum of Master's degree in Library Science.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in an academic leadership role.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends.
  • Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or campus and community locations as required.
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.


  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a union environment.
  • Proficiency with database software, such as Tutortrac.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and consistent experience in using varied social media outlets on behalf of a business or organization that has proven to increase the digital footprint of the organization's brand.
  • Robust understanding and demonstrated inclusion of access, equity and student success practices.
  • Ability to speak a language in addition to English.

Application Details

TO APPLY:  Please complete our online application by clicking on the "Apply" button. The position will be open to applicants for 30 calendar days from the posting date.


1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.

2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.

3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.

A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.

The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.

Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values.