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Part Time Instructor: Instructional Technology and School Library Media

University of West Georgia
UWG Recruiting Location

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Job Title: Part Time Instructor: Instructional Technology and School Library Media
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 246456
About Us Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 12,700 students from across Georgia, 34 other states and 64 countries, 95+ undergraduate programs and concentrations, and 35 master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse making a $626 million local economic impact.

With locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, we take pride in making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. In essence, UWG provides a safe, quality and affordable college experience that transforms lives. Amazing things happen when you Go West!

The university is organized into our College of Art, Culture, and Scientific Inquiry; College of Education; Richards College of Business; University College; School of Communication, Film, and Media; Tanner Health System School of Nursing; Honors College; Graduate School; UWG Newnan; and our UWG Douglasville Center.

Department Information

The Department of Educational Technology and Foundations houses three programs: Instructional Technology, School and Library Media, and Educational Foundations. We are seeking part time instructors in all three areas. Please see the qualifications for each area below.

Job Summary

The College of Education, Department of Educational Technology and Foundations invites applications for a Part Time Instructor position. The position will require teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the designated discipline using face-to-face and/or online modalities. The part time instructor will be responsible for teaching the course(s) as assigned. Adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of two courses per semester.

Required Qualifications

School Library Media (SLM) Adjunct Faculty Qualifications

Required Education:

Master’s degree in school library media or successful completion of a state approved school librarian certification program at the master’s degree level ¿ For teaching in the non-degree or M.Ed. SLM programs: Earned Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) degree with emphasis in school library media, library and information science, instructional technology, instructional design, or closely related field For teaching in the Ed.S. SLM program: Earned doctoral degree (or ABD) with emphasis in school library media, library and information science, instructional technology, instructional design, or closely related field

Required Experience:

    PK-12 school library media specialist
Preferred Experience:

    PK-12 teaching
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of library and information systems, learning theories, instructional design, technology integration, and/or distance learning.
  • Experience working with adult learners and familiarity with adult learning theories.
  • Experience teaching and/or advising graduate students.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in fully online environments.
  • Demonstrated innovative uses of technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to take leadership roles in state, regional, national, and international professional organizations such as the Georgia Library Media Association, American Association of School Librarians, and the International Association of School Librarianship.

Educational Foundations Adjunct Faculty Qualifications

Required Education:

    M.Ed. or higher in the field of education.
Preferred Experience:

  • PK-12 teaching

Instructional Technology Adjunct Faculty Qualifications

Required Education:

    18 hours in post-graduate Instructional Technology courses experience teaching in a fully online environment.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in the field of Instructional Technology or a related field.
Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources at 678-839-6403, or by email at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251.2644, or by email at

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

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.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.


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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