San José State University - San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Department: School of Information
Job ID (JOID): 25384
Specialization: Director of the School of Information
The School of Information delivers all degrees and certificates 100% online. It offers:
The iSchool is a member of the largest international consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field. The iSchool educates more than 2000 graduate students.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: January 2021 or as negotiated.
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
San José State University enrolls over 37, 500 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upward mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement addressing the qualifications and responsibilities outlined above, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by October 1st 2020 to https://apply.interfolio.com/75368
Inquiries may be directed to: Dr. Linda Main, Associate Director, at Linda.Main@sjsu.edu Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
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