Learning Resource Center Director
Company: Southeast Arkansas College
Location: Pine Bluff
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Job Location: Southeast Arkansas College - Pine Bluff, AR
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: Master's
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%
Job Shift: Any
Job Category: Education
The Director of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) is responsible
for strategic planning, operational management, budget formulation
and management, personnel management, procedure development and
policy implementation, and program development for the learning
resources of the College, including the LRC. Both directly and
through the training and supervision of staff, the Director is
responsible for all electronic information resources, databases,
and instructional media services for the College and its
constituents in accordance with the College's mission, goals, and
curricula. The Director also develops and implements a program of
academic services and support to assist students in becoming
independent learners, and coordinates LRC activities with other
divisions and departments to provide synchronized and quality
services to students. The Director supervises the Distance Learning
Specialist, the Instructional Designer, LRC staff, and tutoring
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Collaboratively plan, coordinate, and evaluate learning
resources and instructional media services. Provide leadership in
developing access to electronic information resources and
multimedia products, collection development, and otherwise working
with faculty and college departments to augment materials
andinformational services that support the teaching/learning
functions of the College.
--- Develop and maintain an atmosphere that fosters learning and
encourages students, faculty, and community members to use the
facilities and services.
--- Formulate, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures for
the use of the LRC and instructional media materials, equipment,
--- Collect data, analyze efficacy of services, and prepare reports
--- Orient, supervise, and evaluate personnel.
--- Support a comprehensive tutoring and tutor training program
--- Manage the use of the LRC's computer lab.
--- Maintain a supportive learning environment in the LRC.
--- Prepare and administer the annual budget for the LRC.
--- Lead outreach activities such as workshops, seminars, speaker
series, etc., to promote student engagement with the LRC and its
--- Develop and educate students and faculty in the effective use
of the LRC and its services.
--- In conjunction with LRC staff, develop, implement, and assess
plans for continuous improvement.
--- Collect, analyze, and use relevant data to inform decisions
about the LRC's operations, policies, and strategic direction.
--- Maintain knowledge of current developments and trends in
technology, best practices and innovations related to LRC
operations, and the Center's role insupporting student engagement
--- Establish personnel responsibilities, accountability standards,
and work schedules for assigned staff.
- Education: Master's degree in Education, Technology, Library
Science, or related field from an accredited institution.
- Experience: Three or more years' full-time experience in a
higher education setting. Demonstrated supervisory
- Certification or Licensure: None.
- Training or Technical Skills:
- Working knowledge of the Internet and commonly used computer
software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and
- Training and technical skills such as highly proficient use of
online search and online resource database technology.
Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted
for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the
qualifications review committee."
- Current skills in a wide range of technologies relevant to
operating a community college LRC and related tutoring
- Ability to analyze trends in academic student support,
tutoring, and online education and to extrapolate their
appropriateness to the College's current and futureneeds.
- Knowledge of current trends in leading and operating a
community college LRC.
- Excellent English communication skills, both written and
- Ability to interact effectively with a diverse staff and
- Ability to work independently.
Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal
safety/health hazard potential. Sedentary, sitting, walking,
occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending,
frequent near vision use for reading and computer use; occasional
stressful situations and/or situations involving complex
interpersonal communication. Some evening and/or weekend work may
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: September 20, 2022.Review of applications to
Application Requirements:Interested individuals should submit:
Completed online Southeast Arkansas College Employment
Unofficial college transcripts. Upload under Cover Letter Section.
(Official transcripts will be required upon offer of
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