Two Positions- Maryland

Position: Coordinator of Library and Learning Support Services<
Location: Hagerstown Community College, Hagerstown, MD
Salary Range: Grade 14 – $56,692 annual salary or greater depending on background and experience

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
Hagerstown Community College is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for a Coordinator of Library and Learning Support Services position.

This full-time position is responsible for the overall operations of the William M. Brish Library under the supervision of, and working closely with, the Director of Instructional Support Services. Responsibilities include budge planning, personnel management, and coordination of all library services, both face-to-face and online. This position is also responsible for researching, acquiring, and implementing academic learning resources, as well as hiring and supervising all Learning Support Center (LSC) tutors and overseeing the tutoring budgets. The coordinator provides support to all instructional units of the college in need of library and learning support resources and collaborates regularly with staff of the Learning Support Center and the Fletcher Faculty Development Center.

For more information on this position and to apply online, please visit http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/employment. In addition to the application, please also include a cover letter and resume. Recommendation letters and college transcripts are preferred.

Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 240-500-2585 or email hr@hagerstowncc.edu.

Requirements
Education and experience – Master’s degree in Library Science, Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction or related field required with a minimum of three years’ managerial and progressively responsible experience in libraries, learning support services, and/or curriculum design. Two to three years of related teaching experience is required. Mandatory two years of experience in higher education setting. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study. The successful candidate should possess a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform all essential job functions.

Skills and abilities – This position requires the ability to interact professionally with students, faculty, administration, and public entities; to plan, organize, lead, direct, and supervise others; to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to exercise sound judgement; and to college and analyze data and generate accurate reports. The coordinator must be proficient in standard software use and enthusiastic about emerging technologies.

Position: Director of Information Technology Services
Location: University of Baltimore County, Baltimore MD
Minimum salary: $85,000 -$95,000

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks an individual to provide vision, leadership and strategic direction for a wide range of digital systems and services including new technology and library legacy technologies. The position is responsible for ensuring quality and reliable delivery of library technology systems and services and should encourage exploration in support of teaching, research, learning and collaboration for current and a new generation of library users. The position works closely with the UMBC Division of Information Technology, library and university personnel. The incumbent, as an Associate Director of the Kuhn Library & Gallery, will be part of the Library Executive Committee and have a voice in developing library policy for the 21st Century. The position reports to the Library Director.

Responsibilities: Develops a technology plan that builds on the University’s and Library’s strategic plans to address new opportunities and pursue possibilities of adapting and applying technology solutions. Participates in library planning; serves on library-wide and university committees and task forces including the Library Executive Council. Works in partnership with the campus Division of Information Technology for discovery, planning and implementation of new technology. Leads the library’s investigation and implementation of emerging technology to better serve the campus. Keeps current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and costs. Provides leadership in coordinating and defining technology requirements for library-wide projects and initiatives. Oversees Library Information Technology Services composed of library faculty and staff and student employees and works with other areas of the library and university that are affiliated with technology. In partnership with the Division of Information Technology insures that library systems and computing are robust and operational.

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