The University of Maine at Augusta is one of seven universities in the University of Maine System. Its main campus is located in Augusta, Maine’s capital city, and is surrounded by scenic lake country and is readily accessible to winter and coastal recreational areas for which Maine is famous. UMA has a second campus located in Bangor, a city located in the heart of Maine. Bangor offers residents, and visitors alike, the best of both worlds: a friendly city that's filled with excitement, opportunity and activity, and serves as a gateway to the natural beauty of Maine. Known for its high-quality student support services and strong, caring faculty, UMA serves a mix of both traditional and non-traditional students and offers a wide array of educational programs including certificates, Associate’s degrees, and Baccalaureate degrees. UMA has a rich history in distance education and has a strong support system in place to facilitate course design and delivery. Educational programs are delivered through a network of University centers and sites located in eight regions of the state, via many distance education modalities, including statewide interactive television, video conferencing, and web-based instruction.
The University of Maine at Augusta seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time Academic Librarian: Head of Off-Campus Library Services. The employee will have interest and experience in overseeing an off-campus library services program. The Head of OCLS will help improve integration of library services within the courses and programs offered to students who take courses via distance learning modalities and at Centers across Maine. The individual will advocate for distance students at the UMS Library Director’s Council and will be focused on adding value to the UMS college experience. She or he will be part of the team that provides direct instruction and reference assistance to distance students using multiple modalities.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received after February 15 will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Interested applicants should visit the University’s web site at http://www.uma.edu/employment.html  for additional information about this position and the application process.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The University of Maine at Augusta (www.UMA.edu ) encourages and values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. UMA is a member of the University of Maine System and a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award. Effective January 1, 2013 UMA became a tobacco-free institution.