DATE ENTERED: April 30, 2024
POSITION: Library Technologist & Makerspace Manager
LOCATION: McGraw-Page Library at Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
APPLY BY: Open until filled

Library Technologist & Makerspace Manager

The McGraw-Page Library at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Library Technologist & Makerspace Manager.


  • Provide leadership to the operations of the library's Makerspace.
  • Maintain the makerspace equipment and the library computers and loaner laptops, collaborating with campus ITS as needed.
  • Assist the Circulation & Resource Sharing Manager in managing the Information Desk; support library users with library circulation, printing, and general inquiries.
    • Locate and create instructional materials and provide training to faculty and students on Library tools and systems.
    • Maintain the Library's website in consultation with other library staff.
    • Stay abreast of the development of new technological advances relating to the position by consulting reliable resources.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from an accredited college or university, or an Associate’s degree from an accredited community or junior college and two years graphic design or media production experience.
  • Experience with any of these: 3D modeling and printing, virtual reality, electronics/coding, sewing/textiles, crafting, or photography.
  • Experience with any of these: film/audio production and the use of media equipment, graphic design, digital imaging, or video editing software.
  • Experience with web design, HTML5, and CSS.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing technological environment; aptitude for learning and teaching new hardware and software.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively to different types of stakeholders with different knowledge backgrounds; ability to adjust to frequent interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial, team-based environment and maintain positive working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with a makerspace.
  • Experience working with Springshare products (e.g., LibGuides, CMS, LibCal).
  • Teaching experience or knowledge of instructional design best practices.

The College

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1500 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C., thereby having all the benefits for its students, faculty and staff of a dynamic metropolitan area which serves as the state capitol.  Over 85% of students reside on campus. For more information about the College see

Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer , believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations.


To apply for the position, submit the following documents to in Microsoft Word or PDF format:  a current resume, cover letter addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications, and contact information for two professional references to Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources.  The review and interview process will commence as strong applications are received and the search will remain open until the position is filled.