Director of Library Services and Distance Learning Director of Library Services and Distance Learning



Performs professional and administrative duties in planning, developing, implementing, and directing library services, distance learning, and the college testing center.


A Master's degree or a specialized certification program taking one year or more of coursework beyond a Bachelor's degree. Two years to five years of similar or related experience is preferred.

Essential Functions may include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates college-wide instruction in information literacy for students, faculty and staff in formats suitable for course, group, operational, and individual needs.
  • Ensures that information services are available and library functions meet the needs of students and faculty. Prepares and manages the library budget
  • Supervises the college testing center team members. Prepares and manages the testing center budget.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines for Distance Learning as chair of the Distance Learning Committee. Facilitates planning based on current needs, requirements of effective operation, and future growth and innovation in instructional delivery including Blendflex and Seward Online
  • Works as a member of the instructional design team by assisting faculty in the research and evaluation process of open education resources (OER) and provides guidance on copyright and ethical use of information.


For the full job description click HERE


Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full-time

Application Deadline:  June 24, 2019

Start Date:  ASAP 

  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

1.       Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. for the employment applicaiton form click HERE

2.       Cover letter

3.       Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.

4.       Copies of transcripts from highest post-secondary institution (unofficial are accepted) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable.

**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Director of Library Services and Distance Learning

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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