Washington College invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of Miller Library and Academic Technology (LAT). LAT supports excellence in teaching, learning, research and scholarship by providing to students, faculty and staff traditional and innovative services within a reliable, robust and secure technology infrastructure.
The Academic Technology unit was merged with Miller Library in 2015. Since then LAT has become a smooth functioning, high-performance unit on campus, with Library and Academic Technology staff working closely and collaboratively together to serve students, faculty and staff.
The Dean of Miller Library and Academic Technology will set the strategic direction for LAT going forward. Toward that end, the College seeks a transformational leader to advance the essential role of library and academic technology and to develop innovative solutions to 21st century educational challenges. The Dean will report to the Provost and Dean of the College and will be appointed with faculty status to the Miller Library chair.
The Dean of LAT will provide leadership, strategic planning and overall management of human, fiscal, curricular, technology and scholarly resources. The Dean, along with a dynamic team of engaged professional staff, is responsible for the day-to-day management of Miller Library and Academic Technology including in-depth and ongoing collaboration with the Office of Information Technologies.
The Dean collaborates with key academic and administrative leaders across the campus to deliver information and technology services that support the engaged teaching, learning and scholarship of faculty and students. As a member of the president's senior staff, the Dean will actively participate in all its discussions, advising on matters related to college operations, initiatives and strategic direction. As a member of the faculty, the Dean will work closely with academic colleagues and advisory groups to envision and advise on innovative technologies to improve teaching and learning.
The Dean of LAT must have the following experiences, attributes and capabilities:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal by clicking here. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.