[Libs-Or] Fwd: [REFORMANET] School of Information at San José State University is recruiting for a Director!
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From: Michele A. L. Villagran <michele.villagran at sjsu.edu>
Date: Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 5:44 PM
Subject: [REFORMANET] School of Information at San José State University is
recruiting for a Director!
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Come join me at San José State University, School of Information!
Director of the School of Information is open!
All the details and to apply:
Director of the School of Information
Job no: 498843
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San José
Categories: Full Time, Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Faculty - Education/Library Science, Tenured/Tenure-Track
The School of Information at San José State University is recruiting for a
Director. The successful applicant will be appointed at Professor rank. The
School of Information delivers all degrees and certificates 100% online. It
offers three master’s degrees: Library and Information Science (MLIS)
[Accredited by the American Library Association], Archives and Records
Administration (MARA), and an MS in Informatics; two certificate programs:
Advanced Certificate in Digital Assets and Services, and Post Master’s
Certificate in Library and Information Science; and one credential program:
Teacher Librarian Credential program [Accredited by the California
Commission on Teacher Credentialing]. The School educates more than 2000
online graduate students. Starting in Fall 2021 the School will offer an
online BS in Information Science and Data Analytics. More information can
be found on the School’s website <http://ischool.sjsu.edu/>
- An earned doctorate.
- A record of scholarly and professional achievement sufficient for
appointment as a tenured full professor.
- Evidence of commitment to 100% online learning.
- Comfort with working with a geographically-distributed faculty and
staff using email, web conferencing, instant messaging, and other tools.
- Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the
educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained
in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
- Successful record of administrative and financial leadership including
strategic planning, budgeting, student success, and assessment experience.
- Demonstrated ability to foster a collegial organizational climate
based upon service, transparency, and teamwork.
- Involvement in professional associations at the local, national and
- Continue to position the School of Information at San José State
University as a global leader in the 100% online delivery of education for
the information professions.
- Ensure continued American Library Association accreditation and
re-accreditation of the MLIS program.
- Provide leadership in strategic planning, future program growth,
student success, and assessment to ensure that current and future
directions are articulated with clear goals and key success factors.
- Lead and foster the development and recognition of faculty through
recruitment, appointments, and equitable promotion and tenure processes.
- Lead the development of disciplinary and interdisciplinary research
activity and stimulate growth in funded research.
- Serve as a strong advocate for the School’s interests within the
College and the University.
- Take a leadership role in professional associations at the local,
national, and international level.
- Lead the development of new and entrepreneurial online learning models
- Demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a
student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background,
ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive
course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
- Participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and
university committee and other service assignments.
Compensation - Commensurate with qualifications and experience. See Benefits
Starting Date – August 1st 2021
Eligibility - Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in
the United States.
Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and
attach the following documents:
- letter of interest addressing the qualifications and responsibilities
- curriculum vitae.
- statement of teaching interests/philosophy.
- research plans.
- three references with contact information.
For full consideration, please apply by May 10th 2021.
Inquires may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee Chair: Dr.
Linda Main - Linda.Main at sjsu.edu
San José State University <http://www.sjsu.edu/about/index.php> enrolls
over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of
minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a
career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic
Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific
Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are
first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently
ranked third nationally in increasing student upward mobility. 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.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public
higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart
of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in
the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic
teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students
to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the
23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender
identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy
applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as
well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are
made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San
José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply
with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the
CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect
the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU
employees who apply for the position.
Advertised: January 26, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled
*Dr. Michele A. L. Villagran *[image: A button with "Hear my name" text for
name playback in email signature]
Assistant Professor, School of Information
San José State University
michele.villagran at sjsu.edu
<https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=villagranm> | pronouns:
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