Clinical Assistant Professor

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Position Information

Position Number 014093
Functional Title Clinical Assistant Professor
Position Type Non-Tenure Stream
Position Summary

School of Education
Department of Library and Information Studies

The Department of Library and Information Studies invites applications and nominations for a Clinical Assistant Professor position to serve as school library and graduate support coordinator. This position is a non-tenure 9-month appointment with a three-year renewable contract, with additional compensated summer duties. Clinical faculty members have assigned responsibilities in teaching and service. The position will be effective August 1, 2018 and salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Responsibilities:

- Represent 076 licensure issues in the School of Education, statewide and nationally
- Review and approval of licensure agreements
- Oversee department procedures for program CAEP recognition and DPI accreditation
- Coordinate the practicum, field and service learning experiences of the department
- Maintain contacts with local school districts in North Carolina
- Serve as general graduate student advisor, with primary responsibility for coordinating school library students
- Teach in various modalities
- Service to the Department, School, and University

Qualifications: Expertise in directing 21st century school libraries and supporting the role of school librarian as teacher, leader, and technology expert, and knowledge of state licensure/certification requirements are essential to this position as is a commitment to distance education and flexibility in a variety of delivery modes.

We are interested in attracting candidates who add to the diversity of the department in terms of race, gender, culture, perspective, and academic specialty.

The Department has a MLIS enrollment of over 300 students in the Greensboro campus and online programs. The MLIS is accredited by ALA and the School Library Program is nationally reviewed and recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is classified by The Carnegie Foundation as a comprehensive doctoral, research university with “high research activity” and in the community engagement classification under Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships. The University has a diverse student body, with an enrollment of more than 19,000 students, including 3,600 graduate students, and is located in the city of Greensboro in the Triad area of North Carolina.

UNCG is one of four doctoral-granting institutions of the seventeen-campus University system and places strong emphasis on effective teaching as well as research and service to the community.

Minimum Qualifications

Expertise in directing 21st century school libraries and supporting the role of school librarian as teacher, leader, and technology expert, and knowledge of state licensure/certification requirements are essential to this position as is a commitment to distance education and flexibility in a variety of delivery modes.

The ideal candidate will have:

- Supervisory experience in school libraries in North Carolina and at least several years of experience as a school librarian
- Experience in state and national professional library organizations
- Ability to manage recruitment, admissions and advising of LIS students and licensing of school library students
- A Master’s of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program, with 076 certification in North Carolina

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

- Supervisory experience in school libraries in North Carolina and at least several years of experience as a school librarian
- Experience in state and national professional library organizations
- Ability to manage recruitment, admissions and advising of LIS students and licensing of school library students
- A Master’s of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program, with 076 certification in North Carolina
- Strong preference for applicants who have an earned doctorate

Tenure Status Not on Track
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2017 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur after they are short listed.

Candidates should send:
(1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications,
(2) current vitae,
(3) teaching philosophy statement,
(4) evidence of qualifications and experience in teaching (i.e. course evaluations, sample syllabi), and
(5) list of three references

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Name
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

For questions, contact:
Dr. Fatih Oguz, f_oguz@uncg.edu
Dr. April Dawkins, amdawkin@uncg.edu

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience and achievement
Org #-Department Library & Information Studies - 12005
Job Open Date 11/21/2017
For Best Consideration Date 01/02/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? Yes
Time Limited Duration

Three-year renewable contract

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Research Statement
  2. Unofficial Transcript(s)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Greensboro News & Record
    • Carolina Peacemaker
    • Other Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Professional Journal
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)