Baltimore City Community College
About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2018-087
Posting Start Date: 7/5/2018
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: Transcripts Required (upload as other)
Compensation: $57,870 - $65,171

Coordinator of Collection Services

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Description/Job Summary

  • Coordinates, assesses, and plans for the selection and development of the library collection of Baltimore City Community College Bard library.
  • Ensures that all formats exist appropriate to meet the teaching and learning needs of students, faculty, staff, and for onsite and distance users, within budget constraints.
  • Be responsible for overseeing selecting and purchasing of all library materials in all formats. Works closely with other librarians and the college acquisition and processing staff to evaluate, select and purchase or subscribe print and electronic materials and databases for the Library.
  • Collaborates with faculty to select materials to support all programs and subject areas taught at BCCC. Makes final purchasing decisions and takes the lead on complex billing problems related to acquisitions.
  • Assists in gathering statistics and analyzing usage of the collection, and provides guidance on budget requests. 
  • Develops and coordinates initiatives and services to support the digitally enhanced learning environment by providing innovative solutions to integrate Library’s licensed content and services into existing and future Open Textbooks and Open Educational Recourses (OER). Provides expertise, education and outreach regarding open licensing as well as copyright and fair use.
  • Develops and delivers group and individual library reference and instruction services with some evening and weekend shifts.
  • Be able to lift 30 pounds. 
  • Participates in college committee work, professional development activities and serves on the library management team.

Required Experience

  • Three years of related library experience; experience or knowledge of collection development and services.

Preferred Experience

  • Exceptional organizational skills, including ability to prioritize, multi-tasks, and to maintain detailed records and in-depth reports.
  • Knowledge of Integrated Library System and Learning Management Systems.
  • Ability to work independently within a given time frame. Experience and knowledge of models and trends in OER, open licensing, copyright, and social media.
  • Familiar with MS Office. 
  • Some supervisory and leadership experience, preferably with full-time employees.
  • Teaching and project management experience.

Required Education

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science
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BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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