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

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 20, 2024
Posting Details

Come and join the Bearkat community!

Named after Texas' legendary hero, General Sam Houston, the university boasts a rich historical legacy that resonates with the spirit of Texas, which provides a balance between a peaceful, natural setting and proximity to urban amenities. With a student population of over 21,000, SHSU offers a vibrant and dynamic community. SHSU has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas and just an hour drive north of Houston, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging.

SHSU offers compelling options for individuals seeking a fulfilling and impactful career including a superior benefit package , competitive salaries and a flexible work environment fostering work/life balance. SHSU offers programs that support a healthy work-life balance, contributing to employee well-being and job satisfaction, as well as, professional development opportunities with our educational assistance and dependent assistance programs.

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

Requisition
202400091F

Rank
Lecturer-Pool

FLSA status
Exempt

Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience

Position Category

Position Type
Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

College
College of Education

Department
Dept of Library Science and Technology

Open Date
06/20/2024

Quicklink
https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/39611

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name
Dr. Holly Weimar

Title

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

Contact Phone
936-294-1150

Contact Email
haw001@shsu.edu

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 use technology as related to the field. May teach up to 4 classes as needed each semester. 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 require. It is preferred that the candidate have experience working with various populations.

Other Requirements for the Position

This posting is for Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025.

Special Instructions Summary

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled
Yes

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
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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