Library Learning Commons Director, Colorado Mountain College, Leadville

Job description

Colorado Mountain College, Leadville Campus seeks a dynamic department leader with an understanding and deep enthusiasm for the unique role of the Library Learning Commons model. Only student centered, creative thinking, lovers of innovation need apply. The Leadville Campus loves its students, and student success and positive experiences are at the heart of everything we do – if you crave this working environment, you might just be the perfect candidate. The Director will lead the initial creation and implementation of the Learning Commons at the Leadville Campus.

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.

Director of the Learning Commons 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.


Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position, such as an Bachelor’s Degree and five years related experience, or equivalent education and experience. 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.

The Director is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and assessing the resources and services of the Library and Learning Commons. The ideal candidate will be a professional who understands emerging issues facing the libraries of today, has a commitment to responsive and innovative services and outreach, and can optimize resources. The successful candidate will also possess an in-depth understanding of current technological trends so as to assist the campus in striking a balance between print and digital library worlds. Enthusiastic collaborators, ready to create teams with faculty, students, staff and community to advance information literacy.

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 may be helpful. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.

To apply please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references.

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Review of application material will begin April 30, 2018.




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Posted: 4/11/2018
Application Due: 6/10/2018
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Salary: $57,382 - $63,758