DATE ENTERED: December 10, 2021
POSITION: Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers
LOCATION: Rappahannock Community College
APPLY BY: January 6, 2022


Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers
Rappahannock Community College

Emergency/Essential Personnel
Yes

EEO Category
A-Officials/Administrators

Full Time or Part Time
Full Time

Work Schedule
This position will maintain a schedule on both the Warsaw and Glenns campus.

Job Description
Rappahannock Community College (RCC), a two-campus institution serving a rural and diverse 12-county area in the Chesapeake Bay region of Virginia seeks applicants for Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers. This position is an administrative faculty appointment. Excellent benefits package; salary commensurate with education and experience. Immediate appointment.

Rappahannock Community College is seeking a visionary to transform our libraries into centers for student academic engagement.  The Coordinator of Learning Resource Centers (LRC) reports to the Assistant Vice President of Instruction, and is responsible for supervising the full services provided by the Rappahannock Community College Learning Resource Centers and the Richmond County Public Library (RCPL). The Coordinator supervises and coordinates all LRC/RCPL programs and services, including management of digital and non-digital information resources, staff, Student Learning Desks, and provision of appropriate support services for distance education classes at the Glenns and Warsaw Campuses and all other sites where the college provides instructional services.  The Coordinator also supports Instructional Technology, Student Development and College Navigators to provide first class service to students.  The Coordinator also develops, implements and evaluates short and long term plans for the LRC/RCPL, and related goals and objectives consistent with the college’s and RCPL’s missions. Position will maintain a schedule at both campuses. Finalists will be asked to complete a work sample.

Special Assignments
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution.  Significant knowledge of library, information, and media services, and the management of such services and associated new and emerging technological systems.

Significant knowledge of and skill in the use of automated library systems, including a firm understanding of electronic cataloging, electronic data/catalog management and other library database management systems.  Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of college-wide supports in areas such as research, technology and in-class teaching.  Must be able to build relationships with all stakeholders, and work collaboratively with a board of trustees.  Demonstrated ability to creatively problem-solve, and work collaboratively and independently as appropriate.  Demonstrated ability to complete special projects. Knowledge of academic accreditation requirements, assessment strategies and techniques to examine learners’ acquisition of information literacy skills.  Must be comfortable with change and a rapidly changing technological environment. Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills with the ability to communicate effectively across departments. Ability to motivate people on your team and provide effective coaching.

Preferred Qualifications
Recent professional experience in an academic or public library.

Operation of a State Vehicle
Yes

Supervises Employees
Yes

Required Travel
Will be required to travel between campuses and off-site locations.  Will be required to travel within service region for meetings, etc.

Special Instructions to Applicants
A FULLY completed VCCS online employment application, cover letter and resume describing qualifications are required. Applications will only be accepted online through the VCCS ATS system and must be received on or before January 6, 2022. A completed online employment application, CV, cover letter describing qualifications, and a complete, legible and updated set of unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended are required to be considered for this position. Copies of any licenses and certifications required by this position must also be included. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening.

Applicants are encouraged to complete information in all sections. Failure to complete any section may decrease the opportunity for interview selection. Official transcripts of all college coursework completed are required of the selected candidate.
Rappahannock Community College intentionally develops its workforce to reflect the diversity of its region.  The College maintains a workplace culture which values inclusion and demonstrates respect for all people.  Further, Rappahannock Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or genetics.  Rappahannock Community College complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every college location.

Additional Information
Satisfactory references and criminal background checks are a condition of employment.  
Job seekers with disabilities should contact Human Resources at least five (5) days prior to the deadline if special accommodations are needed.

Background Check Statement Disclaimer
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:  http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO Statement
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement
The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Governor's Mandate Message
Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional details regarding how to request an accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirements will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employees who are unvaccinated.

E-Verify Statement
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

Quicklink for Posting
https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/40909