Director of the Library Learning Commons, Colorado Mountain College, Spring Valley, Glenwood Springs, CO
Colorado Mountain College
Spring Valley Campus in Glenwood Springs, CO
Under the direction of the Campus Vice President or designee, the Director of the Library Learning Commons will manage the internal operations of the department offering innovative services in learning resources support, technologically enhanced learning spaces for students, staff, faculty and community members, tutoring services, a small food services function, and testing.
The Director has primary responsibility to fulfill the college mission to be the most inclusive and innovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating the economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of our beautiful Rocky Mountain communities.
Public contact in this role is extensive and involves staff, faculty, and administrators at all levels within the college. The Director supervises, assesses, trains, and develops students, faculty and staff so that they can provide exemplary service support he use of all types of learning resources that focuses on student success.
Pre-Requisites for the Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples include a Bachelor’s Degree and five years related experience, or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.
A Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program is preferred. The ideal candidate will have professional experience in an academic library, excitement and enthusiasm for the Learning commons model, supervisory experience and excellent collaboration and communication skills.
Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: This position will require exceptional organizational, writing, communication and managerial skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, working within deadlines and budgets. This flexible and nimble leader of the library learning commons must professionally represent the College with external constituents; identify and work with volunteers; maintain confidentiality; and have the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds and positions.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
Apply Online at: https://ColoradoMtn.edu/Employment
Review of application material will begin November 24, 2020.
For more information about Colorado Mountain College, please go to: https://coloradomtn.edu/
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