Responsibilities include teaching and developing courses in the School Library Studies endorsement and master's degree program, establishing an active research agenda including publications in scholarly journals and presentations at professional conferences, advising graduate students and directing student research, and participating in Department initiatives (curriculum and committee work) as well as College and University service, including work directed toward excellence in teacher education. Assignment will require teaching online, including videoconferencing, in a number of these areas: school library administration, curriculum, research methods, technologies in libraries, cataloging, young adult or children's resources.
Doctorate in library/information science, education, or related field required. ABDs with evidence of degree completion by August 2014 will be considered. Master's degree in school library or library/information science also required, if doctorate is not in library/information science.
Qualified to teach graduate level courses in a variety of school library areas, commitment to online instruction, at least three years of successful teaching experience as a school librarian or in another subject at the elementary, middle, or secondary level, demonstrated potential for scholarship, and a record of professional service to the field required.
Preference will be given to those candidates with experience as a school library media specialist/school librarian and who demonstrate an ability to foster an inclusive and diverse library environment and have knowledge of diverse collections and materials.
Online Application Required Documents
Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
References must be filled out online during the application process; however, only professional references will be allowed.
Number of References: 3
A plain text cover letter is required.
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