Research and Instruction Librarian/Assistant Professor for Arts & Media -- Sam Houston State University -- Huntsville, TX

Research and Instruction Librarian/Assistant Professor for Arts & Media (tenure-track), 12-month position.

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Library is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic individual interested in providing general and specialized reference services for the university community, and participating in user-centered, subject-specific library instruction in both face-to-face and online settings. Responsibilities include teaching library instruction classes for both undergraduate and graduate students, providing reference assistance, and participating in collection development.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas and approximately an hour’s drive north of Houston, Huntsville provides residents with a sense of community and belonging in close proximity to metropolitan amenities.

Required Qualifications: A degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s program is required and must be awarded by August 1, 2022.

Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate coursework or academic library experience in art, mass communication, or theatre and musical theatre
Compensation: Starting salary for this position at the assistant professor rank is commensurate with education and experience.

Please visit Sam Houston State University’s online employment site to begin the application process:
Review of applicants will begin on Monday, May 2, 2022.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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