San Rafael, CA
Start Date: ASAP (flexible)
January 31, 2022

Mount Tamalpais College: Director of IT and Library Services

The mission of Mount Tamalpais College is to provide an intellectually rigorous, inclusive Associate of Arts degree program and college preparatory program, free of charge, to people at San Quentin State Prison; to expand access to quality higher education for incarcerated people; and to foster the values of equity, civic engagement, independence of thought, and freedom of expression. Mount Tamalpais College is a national leader in providing quality higher education opportunities to incarcerated people and in expanding access to higher education within California’s prison system and nationwide. In recognition of our work the organization was awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal by President Obama.

In an environment of extreme technological scarcity and tight institutional restrictions, the Director of IT and Library Services will build and maintain the IT infrastructure of the college inside the prison; develop curriculum; recruit and supervise faculty; and oversee student access to digital and physical library resources. While under normal circumstances, all instruction is carried out face-to-face, this work will also include developing systems, processes, and technological resources that will, if necessary, allow delivery of classes online, as well as support for in person classes.This position requires versatility and ingenuity, as well as communication and collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders, including incarcerated students, college staff and faculty, and custody and non-custody prison staff. This is a fledgling program area for Mount Tamalpais College that requires the ability and willingness to carry out a broad range of tasks, from the more highly skilled to the more menial.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to with “Director of IT and Library Services” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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