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Lecturer of School Library Media and Instructional Technology

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University of West Georgia
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Jul 3, 2021

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Job Title: Lecturer of School Library Media and Instructional Technology
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224344
About Us Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

For more information about UWG, visit https://www.westga.edu/about-uwg/index.php.

The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity. Women and minorities are invited and encouraged to apply.

Department Information The College of Education is doctoral granting and SACS accredited, preparing graduates for professional careers in three dynamic areas of focus: Teaching. Leadership, and Wellness. Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia’s 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by beautiful green spaces. The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity and ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities. More information can be found at http://www.westga.edu/coe.

Job Summary

The Department of Educational Technology and Foundations seeks qualified candidates for the position of Lecturer in School Library Media and Instructional Technology. Responsibilities include teaching in our online M.Ed., Ed.S., and non-degree certification programs in School Library Media and Instructional Technology and engaging in service activities. This is a 10-month appointment with a start date of August 1, 2021. The successful candidate will teach four graduate courses each semester.

Required Qualifications Earned doctorate with emphasis in school library media, library and information science, instructional technology, instructional design, or closely related field (exceptional ABD candidates will be considered).Master’s degree in school library media or successful completion of a state-approved school librarian certification program at the master’s degree level;Graduate degree that includes 18 hours in instructional technology (e.g., technology integration, instructional design, technology applications)Preferred Qualifications Significant work experience with instructional technology;Experience in PK-12 education and familiarity with professional development issues of teachers, media specialists, and instructional technology stakeholders;Working knowledge of library and information systems, learning theories, instructional design, technology integration, and/or distance learning;Demonstrated ability to build and teach courses in fully online environments;Experience teaching and/or advising graduate students;Significant work with adult learners and familiarity with adult learning theories;Demonstrated innovative uses of technology to enhance teaching and learning;
  • Interest in working with emerging technologies in areas of digital media production, web design, simulations and games;
  • Proposed Salary Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Required Documents to Attach Applications will be reviewed beginning April 2, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials required to submit include;

    Letter of application (cover letter)Curriculum vitaeUnofficial transcripts3 references to include contact information, email and phone numberConditions of Employment Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

    Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

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    The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

    The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

    university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

    The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

    Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.

     

     

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