Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers
Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers
Posting Open Date: 10/09/2020
Posting Close Date: 10/31/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Rappahannock Community College (RCC), a two-campus institution serving a rural and diverse 12-county area in the Chesapeake Bay region of Virginia seeks applicants for Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers. This position is an administrative faculty appointment. Excellent benefits package; salary commensurate with education and experience. Immediate appointment.
Rappahannock Community College is seeking a visionary to transform our libraries into centers for student academic engagement. The Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers (LRC) reports to the Assistant Vice President of Instruction, and is responsible for supervising the full services provided by the Rappahannock Community College Learning Resource Centers and the Richmond County Public Library (RCPL). The Coordinator supervises and coordinates all LRC/RCPL programs and services, including management of digital and non-digital information resources, staff, Student Learning Desks, and provision of appropriate support services for distance education classes at the Glenns and Warsaw Campuses and all other sites where the college provides instructional services. The Coordinator also supports Instructional Technology, Student Development and College Navigators to provide first class service to students. The Coordinator also develops, implements and evaluates short and long term plans for the LRC/RCPL, and related goals and objectives consistent with the college’s and RCPL’s missions. Position will maintain a schedule at both campuses. Finalists will be asked to complete a work sample.
Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution. Significant knowledge of library, information, and media services, and the management of such services and associated new and emerging technological systems. Significant knowledge of and skill in the use of automated library systems, including a firm understanding of electronic cataloging, electronic data/catalog management and other library database management systems. Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of college-wide supports in areas such as research, technology and in-class teaching. Demonstrated ability to creatively problem-solve, and work collaboratively and independently as appropriate. Demonstrated ability to complete special projects. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Knowledge of academic accreditation requirements, assessment strategies and techniques to examine learners' acquisition of information literacy skills. Must be comfortable with change and a rapidly changing technological environment.
Recent professional experience in an academic or public library. Additional education in assessment, instructional systems technology and/or information management systems at the masters or doctorate level preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A completed online employment application, CV, cover letter describing qualifications, and a complete, legible and updated set of unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended are required to be considered for this position. Copies of any licenses and certifications required by this position must also be included. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening. Applicants are encouraged to complete information in all sections. Failure to complete any section may decrease the opportunity for interview selection. Official transcripts of all college coursework completed are required of the selected candidate. Applications will only be accepted online through the VCCS Management System and must be received on or before October 31, 2020.
For full description and to apply, visit: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/26842
Virginia’s Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.
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