Old Dominion University

Job Title

Lecturer of Library and Information Sciences


Darden College of Education and Professional Studies


Opening Date: 10/14/2021
Closing Date:  01/14/2022

Job Description

The Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies seeks applicants for a 12-month lecturer faculty position as a Lecturer of Library & Information Studies to start June 10, 2022.

Job Duties

The primary responsibilities for this position are:

  • To develop and teach undergraduate and graduate distance learning courses in library and information studies including the management of multiple sections of an general education information literacy course.
  • To manage the advising of students and participate in the administration and recruitment initiatives of the Master of Library and Information Studies program.
  • To develop and maintain relationships with employers in libraries, archives, and other related institutions to assist with recruitment, program growth, and placements.
  • To participate in the professional and intellectual community through service in the program, department, and college


Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Candidates should demonstrate evidence of:

  • teaching ability and fluency in information literacies and technology,
  • breadth of knowledge of the library profession,
  • evidence of a commitment to student success,
  • excellence in written and oral communication and,
  • ability to maintain organized records and student files.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or Training: The minimum requirement for this position is a Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience advising, mentoring, or otherwise working to promote student success
  • Experience in academic, public, or special libraries or other information centers

Supplementation Information

The Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies is proud to support a diverse and inclusive culture. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Complete applications include:

  • Letter of interest detailing the individual’s qualifications as they relate to the minimum qualifications above as well as articulating a vision for librarianship
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Unofficial graduate transcript showing the earned graduate degree
  • The names and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


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