Monday, August 06, 2012

Director of Library & Educational Technology - Manchester Community College

Director of Library & Educational Technology - Manchester Community College (Community College Professional 20). ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: November 2012. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution with three or more years professional experience, including at least one year of supervisory experience required. Additional degree and/or experience in educational technology and demonstrated knowledge of learning management systems such as Blackboard Learn are essential. Demonstrated ability to deliver a full range of library and technology services which include reference research, library systems management, public services, and instructional assistance in effective use of learning and technology resources in a higher education environment; demonstrated ability to train and direct professional and support staff in comprehensive learning and technology resources in a higher education environment; demonstrated ability to supervise, train and direct staff; design of instructional course adaptation; leadership and program development; fiscal and business administration; and effective written and oral communication skills required. An understanding of and commitment to the mission of the community college, a demonstrated ability to respond to and work with multiple constituencies and involvement in support of a culturally and ethnically diverse population are essential. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated must put in writing precisely how their experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of this position. RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Library & Educational Technology, reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, provides the vision and strategic plan for the development of the Learning and Technology Center, and manages a full range of learning and technology resources and services. These services include the following functional areas: Development, organization and delivery of learning and technology services, programs and resources for faculty, students, staff, administration and the public; Assessment and evaluation of learning and technology programs, services and resources; Budget, fiscal and facilities management; Evaluation, training and development of learning and technology staff; Participation and leadership in local and regional library and distance learning organizations, as well as college-wide committees and task forces. MINIMUM SALARY: $68,218 approximate annual. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send letter of intent, resume, transcripts, e-mail address and the names of three references to: Deborah A. Wilson, Director of Human Resources, Manchester Community College, Great Path, MS #2, Manchester, CT 06045 -1046. DEADLINE: Letter of application must be postmarked no later than September 7, 2012. MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, M/F. PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.