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San Jose State University  


Job Title:  Assistant Professor: Teacher Librarian

Contact Name:  Dr. Linda Main 

Contact Title:  Associate Director

School/Program: School of Library and Information Science

Institution: San Jose State University

Address: One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0029 

Phone: 408 924 2494 

Fax: 408 924 2476 





  • Teach online courses in administration, instruction, and common core in K-12 school libraries
  • Address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement
  • Coordinate the Teacher Librarian program including preparing extensive assessment and accreditation reports
  • Supervise fieldwork placements.  Due to the geographic diversity made possible by the entirely online format of our program, Teacher Librarian candidates perform their fieldwork in a wide variety of school environments and work with very different groups of students, teachers, and parents.
  • Participate in state, national, and international professional organizations.
  • Conduct research in at least one of the following areas: digital media, networked youth services, learning in digital contexts; teen content creators.



  • An earned doctorate (completed by the time of application) 
  • A record of scholarly and professional achievement
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience
  • Experience with administering a teacher librarian program preferred
  • 100% online teaching experience preferred

Application Procedures

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by November 5th 2014. Please be sure to address in detail the responsibilities and qualifications listed above.


Application material should be sent electronically (pdf or a URL) to:  Dr. Linda Main, Chair of the Search Committee at: 


Job reference code: 22933