Appendix C-I: Position Vacancy Announcement
Please include the following information:
1. Position Title:
2. Position Description and Start Date:
3. Qualifications: Please note: If a doctorate is advertised as required, candidates must have completed all requirements for the degree (verification from conferring institution attached to vita/resume) by the time the position is offered.
5. Salary Range: (may list “commensurate with qualifications and experience”)
6. Starting and/or Ending date for receiving applications:
7. Application requirements:
· Letter of application (cover letter) addressing the above qualifications
· Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references
· Official Academic Transcripts
· LHUP employment application
8. Person to contact:
In addition to the qualifications listed, the successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. LHU is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
Note: The Office of Human Resources and College Dean must review and approve the vacancy announcement prior to publishing in any media outlet.
Appendix C-II: Sample Advertisements
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
PHYSICS –The position will begin August 20, 2009. A PhD in physics is required for the tenure track position, while an ABD may be considered for the temporary position. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate physics courses and laboratories. Enthusiasm and some teaching experience are required. The successful candidate for the tenure track position is expected to continue the development of a thin film laboratory course for undergraduates and be able to contribute to nanotechnology initiatives in the sciences. Candidates with experience using the following equipment available on campus are encouraged to apply: sculptured film deposition system, a thermal evaporator, a bench top sputter coating system, a spin coater, a profilometer, an impedance analyzer, an I-V measurement system, a fluorescence spectrometer, a scanning electron microscope(SEM), a scanning tunneling microscope(STM), a florescence microscope, and an atomic force microscope (AFM).
MUSIC - Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses at the undergraduate and possibly graduate level (pending approval of a new graduate program) including: Introduction to Criminal Justice, World Criminal Justice Systems, Corrections, and Research Methodology. Additional requirements include ability/desire to offer courses online and willingness to teach via Distance Education. Candidates for a tenure-track position should have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology or related field no later than time of appointment. The J.D., only, is not appropriate for this position. Successful applicants will have evidence of expertise and established line of research in some aspect of Corrections or Comparative Systems.
EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION – Responsibilities include the direction and coordination of the Student Learning Resource Center (SLRC) currently in place at the Clearfield Campus including all aspects of offering campus-based and online tutoring services, and the employment, formal training and supervision of peer tutors in the various majors and educational disciplines represented on the Clearfield Campus. Other duties will include assessment, implementation, and evaluation of student academic support issues, and procurement of tutoring resources to support student success.
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION –Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses such as but not limited to Sport Facility Management, Governance of Sport, Public Relations, Sport Leadership and Management, and Intramural Supervision in a NASSM approved Sport Administration program, advising students, supervising internships, and serving on appropriate department and university committees.
Appendix C-III: Media Outlets
All advertisement will be placed by the Office of Human Resources. In addition to discipline specific journals, the following media outlets have been utilized for faculty searches. Department chairpersons are encouraged to suggest additional outlets and list serves appropriate for their positions.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Centre Daily Times
Williamsport Sun Gazette
Appendix C-IV: Enlarging the Pool of Applicants – Posting the Vacancy
To enlarge the pool of candidates, additional effort must be made to advertise in publications that will reach a diverse population and attract underrepresented groups. Advertising in appropriate publications and contacting relevant organizations will not only help to enlarge the pool of applicants but will also convey the commitment of the department and Lock Haven University to recruit women and minorities.