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[CLOSED] Educational Technology Manager, Loyola Notre Dame Library, MD

Description:

The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks an enthusiastic problem-solver and collaborative Educational Technology Manager to support the academic missions of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. This position manages the library’s educational technologies including makerspace; develops LNDL’s website; collaboratively leads the Library’s digital scholarship program; and supports the technology needs of library staff. The Educational Technology Manager is highly engaged with faculty and staff, creating partnerships and piloting new services that expand pedagogical support and develop a community of makers. This position will be supported by institutional relationships with the universities’ IT departments and consortial relationships with the University System of Maryland & Affiliated Institutions (USMAI). The position reports to the Assistant Director of Research & Technology Services, supervises full-time staff and student assistants, and administers LNDL’s technology budget.

LNDL affirms and promotes a culture of collaboration, innovation, and engagement. The successful candidate will advocate for and cultivate an environment where diversity of thought and background are valued. LNDL encourages applications from candidates that have demonstrated interest in fostering diverse, inclusive, and equitable libraries. The Online Learning Librarian will be committed to developing relationships within and outside LNDL to improve the library’s research and instruction program to support student and faculty scholarship, creativity, and innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with faculty to explore and implement creative uses of technology that enhance teaching,
  • learning, and research.
  • Manage, coordinate, and assess all activities and operations of the Technology Services unit.
  • Hire, mentor, evaluate, and retain unit staff.
  • Lead the acquisition of educational and operational technologies to support the needs of students,
  • faculty, and library staff.
  • Lead technology budget proposal cycles and provide expenditure reports as needed.
  • Develop and maintain technology and assessment strategies that support the research, teaching,
  • and learning of a diverse faculty, student, and staff community.
  • Compile statistics, analyze data, and prepare reports to inform decision making and enhance
  • opportunities to communicate LNDL’s story to a broad range of audiences.
  • Promote services and resources and develop relationships with faculty as assigned.
  • Maintain and enhance professional skills through consistent and meaningful professional development activities. Serve on LNDL and other committees as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA;
  • Demonstrated interest in managing, motivating, and leading library or technology staff;
  • Proven ability to analyze and adapt services, spaces, and technologies to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment that continually enhances the user experience;
  • Proven ability to take initiative, prioritize work to meet deadlines, and work independently and collaboratively;
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Recent experience managing hardware and software;
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with navigating a Linux environment using command line;
  • Familiarity with authentication and web security protocols such as EZproxy, OpenAthens,
  • Shibboleth, LDAP, and SSL;
  • Fluent with HTML and web scripting languages;
  • Experience working within a library consortium.

About the Library:

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning and Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total student population of 5,858 FTE that includes 4,470 FTE at Loyola and 1,388 FTE at Notre Dame.

The Library offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, access to dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as TIAA retirement. All positions at the Library are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, the Loyola Notre Dame Library is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No visa sponsorship is offered.

How to Apply:

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