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Open Position: Clinical Assistant Professor/Charlotte Program Coordinator

Clinical Assistant Professor/Charlotte Program Coordinator
Library and Information Studies
Position Number: 3082
The Department of Library and Information Studies invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor/Charlotte Program Coordinator. This is a 9-month position at the lecturer, non-tenure track level with the option of teaching in the summer. The successful candidate will be hired on a three-year contract and will complement the existing strengths of the LIS program and faculty. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Clinical Assistant Professor/Charlotte Program Coordinator’s chief responsibilities include: administration and coordination of the Charlotte program, instruction, student affairs, assessment, external relations, staff supervision and university service. The Coordinator reports directly to the Department Chair.

The Department has a Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) enrollment of over 250 students and delivers the program via the Internet, through the campus Tele-learning Center or face-to-face to students in Greensboro and Charlotte. The Charlotte Program serves approximately 90 students. The American Library Association accredits the MLIS program.

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 17,540, and is located in the Triad area of North Carolina.

Candidates must have earned an ALA accredited MLIS or a masters degree in a related field at minimum. An earned doctorate in LIS or a related field is preferred. Demonstrated teaching potential and appropriate experience is required. Commitment to distance education and flexibility in a variety of delivery modes are an essential component of the position.

The University seeks a dynamic, creative, talented and self-motivated/directed person with effective communication, administrative management, time management and technology skills. It is expected that the Clinical Assistant Professor/Charlotte Program Coordinator will have strong public relations skills and be able to forge productive links between the UNC Charlotte and UNCG campuses and with their respective academic units and external constituencies.

The deadline for applications is June 25, 2010 or until filled.

Candidates should send via email: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications, (2) current vitae, and (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three or more references (optional: evidence of teaching experience, such as course evaluations, sample syllabi) to:

Dr. Julia Hersberger
Department of Library and Information Studies
349D Curry Building, UNCG
1109 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27412


Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Effective Date:
August 1, 2010


Written by lisuncg

June 17, 2010 at 5:14 pm

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