DescriptionHudson County Community College, a fast-growing mid-sized urban community college, is searching for a full-time Director of Library Technology. The Library Technology Director will report to and work with the Executive Director of Libraries to implement and maintain a wide variety of emerging student-centered technologies for the HCCC Libraries. Promote technology use among staff and students; provide assistance and training to bolster student success. Coordinate technology related initiatives within the College libraries and facilitate training for staff members.
Stay current with technology trends relevant to delivery of library services and provide expert advice on future technologies to enhance library services. Develop new modalities using technology to enhance bibliographic instruction and information literacy. Work with our team of librarians to coordinate effective use of existing and new library information systems; troubleshoot and provide support where needed. Learn new applications and deepen knowledge through professional development. Investigate and plan for digitization projects involving library collections. Serve as Library Liaison to the College IT department. Create a variety of workshops for staff and students on technology and related topics. Supervise Library Technology Staff. Create and/or participate in grant documentation.
A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is, at least two years' experience in an academic library, experience with database creation, web design, website maintenance and social media, knowledge of educational applications for mobile devices, experience with PC and Mac platforms and software, including video production and archives digitization and grants-writing experience. Prior experience with Ellucian (formerly Datatel) and Business Objects or other higher education software preferred.
Published: Friday, July 19, 2013 13:37 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC