The Kent State University School of Information is seeking applications for a Non-Tenure Track Visiting Professor position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Youth Services, including School Librarianship.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Applications are encouraged from candidates with teaching competencies in the areas of school and youth librarianship. The position will include curriculum development, teaching, advising, and practicum oversight responsibilities of students enrolled in the School Library Media K-12 - MLIS, dual MLIS/MEd degree, and non-degree school media licensure programs.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Candidates must have licensure in school library media with an initial teaching certificate and a Doctorate in Library and Information Science or a related field at the time of hire. Applicants must have teaching experience in a K-12 public school environment. Preference will be given to those with collegiate teaching in an online environment.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
A nine month appointment begins January 2020, summer teaching may be available.This is a one-year contract that is renewable for a maximum of three years. Salary is competitive, benefits are excellent. Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2019.
A letter of interest and vitae should be submitted online at https:/ jobs.kent.edu. Names and contact information for at least three references should be provided with the application. The letter of interest should indicate teaching background and highlight other relevant experience in the field of Youth Services including School Librarianship.
For additional information email the Search Committee chair, Dr. Meghan Harper email@example.com with VISITING PROFESSOR in the subject line.
Documents needed to apply:
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 996991
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.