The School of Information
offers three master’s degree programs, MLIS (Masters in
Library and Information Science), MARA (Masters in Archives and
Records Administration), MS in Informatics and an undergraduate
degree in Information Science and Data Analytics (BSISDA). All
degrees are delivered 100% online asynchronously. All communication
with students and faculty is conducted 100% online.
Brief Description of Duties
- Faculty teach in their areas of specialty. We have a very wide
For information on curriculum see:
- All faculty are responsible for effective curriculum
preparation, syllabus and accessibility compliance, review and
grading of assignments and work, holding office hours, texts and
readings, overall support of student learning and professional
development, and working collaboratively with faculty and staff to
promote student success.
- All faculty also support activities and preparation needed to
- To ensure teaching presence in our online classes each iSchool
faculty member must include one or more of the following types of
recorded (video or audio) content for each week or module:
- Introductions to weekly/unit content and activities
- Regular (Weekly/unit) updates
- Responses to assignments or discussions
- Short lectures
- Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience
understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity
– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and
academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching
strategies and advisement.
- All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the
Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), the official LMS
provided for the SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether
online or not, must be anchored in the Canvas platform to ensure
faculty-student connection in a common space as all students are
directed to log in to Canvas for online access to their classes.
You will have access to this system prior to the semester start
- Applicants must have:
- An earned master’s degree
- Professional or academic work experience
- Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which the
individual is assigned.
- Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity
to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might
have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and
other comparable experience.
- Online teaching experience
Please be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget and
enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment
provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between
California State University and California Faculty Association.
These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in which
available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure
line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.
- To commensurate with experience.
Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application
and attach the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Expertise, including professional experience,
courses you are qualified to teach
- List of References
This is a continuing open position.
San José State
enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant
percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this
position is for scholars interested in a career at a national
leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving
Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific
Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are
first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is
currently ranked third nationally in increasing student upward
mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity
of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can
benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of
public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.
1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of
the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s
public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and
university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the
biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus
California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital
status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all
San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as
University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are
made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that
all San José State University employees are considered mandated
reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
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