*Master of Library and Information Science Program*

*August 2013*

Applications are invited for a ten-month position of Assistant Professor 
of Library and Information Science in the MLIS Program at Valdosta State 
University. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, 
research, and service to the Department, University, profession, and 
community. More information about the Program is available at

The VSU MLIS program offers those joining the faculty an opportunity to 
make a difference in the quality of library services in Georgia and 
beyond. VSU was an early adopter of distance education among Georgia 
universities, and the MLIS faculty are early adopters of new teaching 
technologies on our campus. We enjoy a temperate climate and Southern 
hospitality. Valdosta is served by a regional airport and is within a 
two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. The student 
body numbers about 12,100 of which 1,850 are graduate students. For more 
information about the University visit For more 
information about the community visit

The primary focus of the program is to educate librarians for academic, 
public, and special libraries in Georgia. The student body is dispersed 
across the state. Faculty are heavily involved in distance education, 
including Web-based teaching. Effective communication with non-resident 
students is expected.

Required Qualifications:

1. Completed doctorate by appointment date in LIS or a related field.

2. Teaching interest and research specialization in one of our four 
major program areas: Technical Knowledge, Administration, Services in 
the Knowledge Society, and Resources for Clients.

3. Commitment to distance education, including Web-based teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with Web-based teaching.

2. Experience in reference and information services and their associated 
technologies in the physical and virtual information provision environments

3. Teaching experience in computer-human interaction.

Deadline for applications is February 15, 2013. VSU is an equal 
opportunity educational institution. Applicants should submit a letter 
of interest, VSU faculty application form, 
curriculum vitae, and the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 
three references. The VSU online application is required. All material 
should be sent to:

Dr. Wallace Koehler, Professor and Director

MLIS Program

Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson St -- Odum 4630

Valdosta, GA 31698-0133

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Phone: 229-333-5966

Fax: 229-259-5055

Wallace Koehler, PhD
Master of Library and Information Science Program
Odum Library
Valdosta State University
1500 N. Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698-0150
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voice: 229 333 5860 fax 229 259 5055

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