Director, Learning Commons

Director, Learning Commons


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


Commensurate with experience


State of NC or Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, December 20, 2018
Closes: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in education or related field (must be from a regionally accredited institution)
Minimum of two years of experience in the fields of tutoring, learning assistance or other related academic support area
Supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to develop measurable outcomes and assessment strategies to formulate data-informed decisions
Demonstrated commitment to student success
Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines
Ability to develop and apply flexibility, resourcefulness, and creative approaches to unique problems
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse individuals and groups of people
Evidence of collaboration and innovation
Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology in education
Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:

  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models


Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a community college setting

Position Description

Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success.  The DCCC community is dedicated to providing a high-quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world.  To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.  DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally.  We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members.  The future is here!


 Responsibilities:The Director, Learning Commons provides leadership and management for the Learning Commons.  The Director will work with campus colleagues to develop and implement academic support strategies to promote student success and completion.   The Director will be responsible for planning, evaluation, and assessment of Learning Commons services, an essential component for the success of the Learning Commons.  This position reports directly to the Associate Dean, Academic Support. The Director, Learning Commons has the following responsibilities:
Focus on a strong culture of evidence through assessment and use of data to improve programs and services to promote student success
Develop and implement a comprehensive assessment program for Learning Commons programs and services
Supervise Learning Commons staff including coaches, tutors, supplemental instruction leaders, coordinators, and front desk staff
Prepare annual budget proposal and administer budget to ensure that college and state regulations are in compliance
Maintain communication and messaging regarding services offered by the Learning Commons for students, faculty, and staff
Maintain knowledge of current higher education research in retention, student success, and completion
Direct the activities of the coaching labs and testing center in support of student success
Recruit, train, and schedule tutors, supplemental instructors, and coaches in all subject areas as needed
Integrate the use of learning technologies to deliver academic support services as appropriate
Collaborate with faculty and staff to identify and respond to needs for academic support at all college sites
Represent the Learning Commons in College planning processes and decision-making
Investigate proven and promising practices in the delivery of academic support services and testing
Ensures compliance with the NCCCS Administrative Code, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation requirements.
Attends College meetings and serves on College committees as appropriate
Performs other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the College

Job Post Contact

Davidson County Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933