Organizational Management and Behavior in Information Professions
San José State University
School of Information
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23787
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
An earned doctorate by start of appointment.
A record of scholarly and professional achievement.
Evidence of potential for teaching effectiveness.
100% online teaching experience strongly preferred
Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity t-educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
The successful applicant will have teaching capabilities in the following areas
-Challenges and critical success factors of information service development.
-Strategic long term management and daily challenges involved in leading and supporting physical and digital library initiatives.
-Effective mediation between the users of information and the resources and information systems in specific organizational contexts.
-Best practices in library and information service strategic planning.
-Performance measures that contribute t-the effective development of library and information services.
Act as course coordinator for all sections of the Info 204: Information Professions class
Conduct research in at least one of the following areas:
-Advocacy and advocacy metrics in the information professions.
-Decision making in the information professions.
-Management of globally distributed teams of information professionals who work in globally distributed
online environments –both profit and nonprofit.
Participate in state, national, and international professional organizations
Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
More information about the School of Information at San Jose State University can be found here. Questions should be sent to Dr. Linda Main, Associate Director, at Linda.Main@sjsu.edu
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 21st, 2017
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
For full consideration, send a letter of application that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities outlined above, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, research plans, and at least three letters of reference with contact information by January 12th, 2017 to apply.interfolio.com/36856.
Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
San José State University is California's oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California's most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. 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.
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