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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Library Science - up to 3 positions to be filled

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 1, 2023
Posting Details

Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title
Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Library Science - up to 3 positions to be filled



FLSA status

Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category

Position Type
Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

College of Education

Dept of Library Science and Technology

Open Date


Refer Applicants To

Contact Name
Dr. Holly Weimar


Department Chair
Sam Houston State University
Box 2236
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone

Contact Email

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to: (1) Teaching graduate courses in all areas of Library Science, including the following areas of school librarianship: technology, cataloging, reference, collection development, research, school library programming and school library administration; (2) Supervising graduate level students. Experience in teaching courses online is a plus. Candidates will be expected to utilize technology as related to the field and work with traditional and non-traditional student populations.

Lecturer – Pool faculty are term positions hired to teach one to four courses per semester depending on the needs of the academic department and is based upon student demand. *All courses are online.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Ph.D. degree in Library Science or Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership or a related education field and a master in Library Science.

Experience Required for the Position

Teaching in required field is preferred. Candidates should have potential for excellent teaching. Appropriate PK-12 teaching and school library experience is required.

Other Requirements for the Position

This posting is for Spring 2024 semester.

Special Instructions Summary

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you available to teach during the day?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you available to teach during the evening?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • SHSU Recruiter
    • Other
  4. If your response to the question above was 'SHSU Employee' please indicate employee's name and department.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents

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