Hudson County Community College, a fast-growing mid-sized urban community
college, is searching for a full-time Director of Library Technology. The
Library Technology Director will report to and work with the Executive
Director of Libraries to implement and maintain a wide variety of emerging
student-centered technologies for the HCCC Libraries. Promote technology use
among staff and students; provide assistance and training to bolster student
success. Coordinate technology related initiatives within the College
libraries and facilitate training for staff members.
Stay current with technology trends relevant to delivery of library services
and provide expert advice on future technologies to enhance library services.
Develop new modalities using technology to enhance bibliographic instruction
and information literacy. Work with our team of librarians to coordinate
effective use of existing and new library information systems; troubleshoot
and provide support where needed. Learn new applications and deepen knowledge
through professional development. Investigate and plan for digitization
projects involving library collections. Serve as Library Liaison to the
College IT department. Create a variety of workshops for staff and students on
technology and related topics. Supervise Library Technology Staff. Create
and/or participate in grant documentation.
A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is, at
least two years' experience in an academic library, experience with database
creation, web design, website maintenance and social media, knowledge of
educational applications for mobile devices, experience with PC and Mac
platforms and software, including video production and archives digitization
and grants-writing experience. Prior experience with Ellucian (formerly
Datatel) and Business Objects or other higher education software preferred.
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