Director of Library and Media

Westminster, Maryland
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The position of DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY AND MEDIA is available in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. This position is on a full-time, 12-month basis, working under the supervision of the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.

FUNCTION:  The Director of Library and Media administers and supervises all operations of the college’s library and media services in order to assure the provision of a full range of library and research services for students and faculty. The Director also provides leadership for developing long-range plans and deploying technical innovations to improve and expand Library and Media services. Specific responsibilities include: developing and enacting library philosophy, mission, and goals, creating and interpreting library policies and procedures and administering library budget; providing leadership with regard to information literacy goal implementation for the college community; planning, organizing, and managing all library operations including reference, circulation, technical services, collection development/acquisition, library instruction and instructional media development; overseeing the arrangement and maintenance of the library’s physical facilities and equipment; supervising all Library staff including Electronic Resources Librarian, Public Services Librarians, Technical Services Librarian, Library Technicians, Media technicians, and Aides; designing and implementing plans for promoting use of the library, both on campus and in the community, and maintaining a strong liaison with the college faculty and staff; representing or designating representative for Library and Media on all relevant college committees; coordinating the provision of space, security, and computer and technology related needs for the library and media office in conjunction with other college services; coordinating functions of media office including equipment inventory and delivery, media production, media collection, and streaming video; working with Community Media Center in cooperative ventures including public access Channel 18, shared equipment, and community broadcasting at the college; serving as the copyright officer for the college providing guidance and advice to the college community with regard to copyright issues; updating copyright policies and compliance statements; developing and maintaining liaison with Carroll County Public Library and McDaniel College Hoover Library through the Carroll Library Partnership (CLP) to promote cooperation, networking, expediting referrals, and ensuring optimal use and deployment of the shared automated library system; participating in the ongoing work of the community college library consortium (MCCLC) and performing other duties as assigned.

REQUIRMENTS: Master’s Degree in library science from ALA accredited college or university and at least four years’ management/supervisory experience in an academic library setting required. The successful candidate will have direct experience in the major aspects of library operations including reference, circulation, technical services, collection development/acquisitions, and library instruction; demonstrated knowledge of and leadership in the deployment and management of library budgets, automated library systems and other library technologies including electronic resources, as well as extensive instructional technology and faculty development and/or training related experience.  Experience with supervision of media (audio visual) support services required.

SALARY:  Grade 13 on the 12-month salary scale.  Minimum starting salary range $61,012 - $81,828 with actual salary placement based on credentials. Excellent benefit package.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter to include minimum salary required and resume postmarked by June 30, 2017 to the Human Resources Department at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland 21157 or email In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.

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