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Faculty Position Searches

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Full-time Positions

New!Reference / Web Resources Librarian (Staff Position)

Muskingum University’s exciting new, state-of-the-art, Roberta A. Smith Library seeks a motivated, energetic, service-oriented librarian committed to providing excellent library services in a customer-centered environment. Must be familiar with electronic and networked information, and the integration of technology with library services, as well as with traditional library resources. Expected to work in a highly-digital environment, the position requires a collegial team-player who will assist in further developing a user-centered program that actively promotes research support, integrates information literacy instruction, and provides reference services to students and faculty. The Reference / Web Resources Librarian is also responsible for managing the library’s web-pages, and serves as the campus web consultant assisting academic departments in maintaining their web-pages. The position participates, additionally, in the evening and weekend reference services rotation, and in library-related classroom teaching.  This position reports to the Director of the Library

Responsibilities: Implement the delivery of an established library-user education program to students at the undergraduate and graduate level, and to faculty. Provide reference services and general library instruction to library patrons using the library’s catalog, and shared research databases and print resources. Share in library-related classroom teaching responsibilities, and participate in evening and weekend rotation of reference services. Assist academic departments with their webpages, and manage and further develop the library’s website.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide basic reference services, including evening and weekend rotation.
  • Perform general reference subject research and reader guidance services.
  • Serve as campus web consultant for academic departments and other units of the university.
  • Manage the Library’s website using Contribute, Dreamweaver, image editing programs and other web development tools.
  • Participate in the rotation of the library’s classroom teaching of a three credit hour, semester long, library research methods course.
  • Conduct library orientation and instruction sessions.
  • Participate in collection development.
  • Prepare bibliographies and booklists.
  • Write, review and revise manuals of policies and procedures.
  • Collect and analyze data and prepare reports on library activities.
  • Participate in state and national library consortia and organizations.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree required. Candidates who will complete the MLS or MLIS by summer 2016 will be considered. Second graduate degree preferred. A commitment to excellence, experience with Web-based subscription databases, plus web development expertise and familiarity with an array of current software applications are necessary. Familiarity with Contribute, Dreamweaver, image editing programs and other web development tools a plus. Experience using the OhioLINK / III system and Innovative Interfaces is desirable, along with an understanding and appreciation of the liberal arts experience.

Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience for this 12-month administrative position.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000. The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

To apply:
Please forward a letter of interest, resume, and a list of at least three references to Coordinator of Human Resources, Muskingum University, 163 Stormont St., New Concord, Ohio 43762 or email moore@muskingum.edu. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

EDUCATION

Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education

The Department of Education at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time, limited term (renewable) faculty position in Health and Physical Education at the Assistant Professor level beginning fall semester 2016. The position requires teaching in the undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs, fieldwork supervision, advising of licensure candidates, and actively engaging in university and community service.  Faculty load includes courses in professional education and health and physical education with a focus on the preparation of candidates to teach health and physical education in grades PK-12.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements are PK-12 certification/licensure in health and physical education, PK-12 teaching experience in health and physical education, and possession of a doctorate that included planned studies in health and physical education.

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000. The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

The mission of the Muskingum University undergraduate and graduate initial teacher preparation program is to develop teacher-leaders who encourage, equip, and empower all students.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

To apply, send:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university
  • A current curriculum vitae and/or resume outlining educational experience
  • Graduate transcripts
  • Three reference letters

To:

Dr. Rae L. White
Chair, Department of Education
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, Ohio 43762

Application deadline: The position is open until filled; however to be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by February 29, 2016.

Electronic applications to rwhite@muskingum.edu (Subject: EDUC search) are appreciated and encouraged.

The consideration of applications will begin immediately.

 

Adjunct and Part-time Positions

For adjunct and part-time teaching, the department chairpersons organize the searches for positions available within their departments.

  • Contact information for inquiries is available from the the individual websites of the Academic Majors.

Non-Faculty Positions and General Employment Information: Human Resources.

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