Washington College invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Library and Information Technology (LIT). LIT supports excellence in teaching, learning, research and scholarship by providing traditional and innovative services to students, faculty and staff that facilitate and support both academic and business enterprises within a reliable, robust and secure technology infrastructure.
Library and Information Technology is a new organizational unit, based on a restructuring that brings the information technology infrastructure staff into the existing unit of Miller Library and Academic Technology.Reporting to the Provost and Dean of the College, the Dean of Library and Information Technology will set a bold new strategic direction and vision for this restructured organization. Towards that end, the College is seeking a transformational leader to advance the essential role of library and information technology and to develop innovative solutions to 21st century educational challenges.The Dean of LIT, along with a dynamic team of experienced and engaged professional staff, is responsible for the management of library, academic technology, and IT infrastructure, including library services, educational technology, networks, telecommunications and desktop computer support. The Dean provides leadership, strategic planning and overall management of human, fiscal, curricular, scholarly and infrastructure resources for LIT. The Dean collaborates with key academic and administrative leaders across the campus to deliver client-focused information and technology services that support the engaged teaching, learning and scholarship of faculty and students, as well as the work of staff and administration. 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, learning and administration.
The Dean of LIT 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 at Consensus * Online Application Process
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.