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Dean, Library and eLearning
Lorain County Community College
Lorain County Community College, dedicated to learning and excellence, invites applications for Dean of Library and eLearning.
Lorain County Community College is part of The University System of Ohio, one of the largest comprehensive public systems of higher education in the nation. The College is known for its academic innovations, commitment to students, and supportive environment for both students and employees. Lorain County Community College seeks a Dean who is an innovative academic leader and who will continue a strong tradition of excellence.
Lorain County Community College Library along with the Elyria Public Library System--North Branch is a three story, 86,000 square foot facility. The LCCC Library is a robust student support division that provides over 93,000 print book and ebook titles and over 600 periodical titles. Library materials and resources are complemented by information and research services provided by a staff that is professional at all levels. The library is part of the OhioLINK consortium of Ohio College and University libraries. The LCCC Library has two full time faculty librarians, three adjunct reference librarians, five full time staff, ten part-time staff, and 34 student assistants.
The eLearning@LCCC team provides the administration of and analytics for the college’s learning management system, Canvas, and delivers quality technical support to over 11,000 students, instructional course design, technical support, expertise in digital technologies, and training to over 110 full-time faculty and over 800 adjunct faculty, administrators, and staff. The eLearning@LCCC team has one faculty member, three professional technical staff, and three student assistants.
This position is critically important to the future growth and development of the Lorain County Community College vision for eLearning as a student-focused academic experience and provides innovative and visionary leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of the division’s library instruction programs and student support services. The candidate must be the leadership catalyst for transforming the Library and eLearning departments realizing faculty engagement and technological advancement.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Library Science or Distance Education/Learning; five years of successful experience in a library or education administration/teaching; thorough knowledge of library database systems; detailed knowledge of new learning and teaching technologies and their applicability to the college’s programs and needs; online or blended college teaching experience is preferred.
Lorain County Community College is committed to promoting a culturally diverse environment; therefore, successful candidates will possess a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student population. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The starting salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. An offer of employment is contingent upon available funds and is conditional, based on approval by the Lorain County Community College Board of Trustees.
Qualified applicants interested in this position should complete an online LCCC Employment Application at www.lorainccc.edu/employment. The complete application file should include: a cover letter detailing area(s) of expertise, an updated curriculum vitae (CV), unofficial college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), the contact information of three professional references and a professional statement. All can be uploaded to the online application. Incomplete files will not be considered. Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Paper application forms and documents may also be submitted by forwarding materials to the Human Resources Office, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035. Candidate selected will be required to complete a background check prior to being hired.
Applications will be accepted through May 18, 2016