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Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Safety and Health Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a regular full-time faculty position in Occupational Safety & Health.  Rank and tenure-track status will be based on the successful candidate’s education and experience.  The candidates should have one of the following (in ranked order of preference).

  1. A doctorate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or related occupational safety field.
  2. A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety, or related occupational safety field with ABD status on an approved doctorate.
  3. A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or closely related occupational safety field.
  4. A MS or MA degree in a closely related occupational safety and health field.

Certification, such as CSP, ARM or CIH is highly desirable. The ideal candidate would also have experience in Systems Safety, Hazard Materials Management or Construction Safety.  Evidence of research, peer reviewed publications and presentations is also highly desirable.

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Southeastern enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma.  The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health is recognized for its quality graduates. Both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs are BSCP “Qualified Academic Programs”. There are currently six full-time faculty and enrolls 400 undergraduate and graduate students in safety courses each term.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is January 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin September 10, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant/Associate Professor-Occupational Safety and Health), curriculum vitae that includes evidence of effective teaching and performance experience, links to performance video and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant Professor/Distance Education Librarian Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University Henry G. Bennett Library invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor/Distance Education Librarian.

SUMMARY

The Distance Education Librarian will perform reference duty and information literacy instruction.  The primary duties will be on-line instruction and will include face-to-face instruction as well.  The librarian reports directly to the Library Director. This is a twelve-month non-tenure track position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides reference assistance to faculty and students at the Reference Desk, as well as virtually via chat service and askalibrarian
  • Develops and manages distance library services incorporating optimal traditional and technological resources to support academic programs offered at a distance
  • Coordinates development and implementation of a strategic plan to identify institutional priorities and goals for DE (Distance Education)
  • Creates, manages, and distributes library materials to assist with instructional design for online courses such as embedded librarian services, tutorials, and Libguides
  • Locates and creates digital content to support academic instruction
  • Explores, evaluates, and encourages deployment of emerging technologies into library programs and services
  • Instruction needs include information literacy, instructional design, user services, and first year experience
  • Assist faculty with research for professional communications
  • Assist students with disabilities in accessing library materials in alternative formats.
  • Partners with CIDT (Center for Instructional Development and Technology) department for faculty instruction and development materials
  • Manages creation and editing of video production
  • Coordinates outreach strategies using the library’s social media platforms
  • Manages usage data (survey, reference, LibGuides and tutorials) for end-of-year reports
  • Maintains professional growth and development through participation in professional organizations, reading literature, and attending workshops
  • Serves on Library and University Faculty committees as appointed, elected or requested.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.  It does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  This job description is subject to change at any time

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (FUNCTIONS, DUTIES)

  1. Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  2. Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.
  3. Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.
  4. Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

Required Education: ALA Accredited Master’s Degree of Library and/or Information Studies.

New MLS/MLIS graduates considered.

 Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Reference experience in a university or college environment via face-to-face, email, phone or chat.
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct face-to-face and online university students in the use of library resources, both electronic and print.
  • Strong commitment to information literacy, customer service, and support of the academic and research needs of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Knowledge of online databases, electronic resources, and integrated library systems (ILS) as applied to the academic library setting.
  • Proficiency with modern information technology.

 Preferred Experience:

  • 1-3 years of professional reference experience in an academic library.
  • Experience with creating instructional materials for students or patrons in a university or college environment.
  • Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching.
  • Experience with non-traditional, first-generation college students.

 Preferred Skill sets:

  • Springshare products: LibGuides, LibInsights, LibWizard or LibAnswers
  • Camtasia and/or Captivate
  • Blackboard and/or HTML 5
  • OCLCs WorldShare Management System (WMS) and/or WorldCat Discovery
  • WordPress
  • Social media skills: Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas.  Student enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma.  The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor/Distance Education Librarian) curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify.  www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University department of Art, Communication, & Theatre invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director.

JOB SUMMARY:  

The Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director is a tenure track position which includes teaching as well as technical and design duties with the Theatre at Southeastern production season.

Assistant Professor

  • Teach courses in technical theatre; the course load is two courses per fall and spring with option to teach a course in summer, when available.
  • Provides hands-on training in various aspects of technical theatre including rigging, woodworking, shop safety, and other areas of stagecraft, as well as demonstrate experience in lighting and theatrical sound production.
  • Supervises/advises Theatre Technical students in practicum involving stage carpentry, rigging, scenic carpentry, props, etc., emphasizing safe practices.
  • Evaluates performance of Technical Theatre students.

Technical Theatre Director

  • Supervises and executes the designing, engineering, and pricing of Theatre at Southeastern productions in coordination with Director of Theatre.
  • Supervises and executes the safe building, set-up, running and strikes of all Theatre at Southeastern events in the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Montgomery Auditorium, and the Playhouse in coordination with the Director of Theatre and Facilities Manager.
  • Supervises or executes scenic, lighting, sound, and properties designs for major university events during the academic year in coordination with the Director of Theatre and Facilities Manager.
  • Supervises/advises Theatre Technical students in practicum involving stage carpentry, rigging, scenic carpentry, props, etc.
  • Supervises students and junior staff on crew calls for Theatre at Southeastern
  • Organize, inventory, repair and maintain Theatre at Southeastern equipment and facilities.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:

  • MFA in Theatre or Theatre Design.
  • Advanced knowledge of stage carpentry, sound, and theatrical lighting.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: welding, advanced theatrical painting techniques, digital sound editing (SFX), drafting.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Adobe Creative Suite, Vector Works, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, or other digital design or drafting programs.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb ladder.
  • Organization of human, financial, facility, and material resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in theatrical design, lighting design, sound operation.

PREFERRED:

  • College Teaching Experience
  • Professional Design Experience

ACADEMIC LOAD

  • .50 Assistant Professor
  • .50 Technical Theatre Director

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is January 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director), curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s’ department of English, Humanities, and Languages invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities.

Teaching responsibilities will include honors, ancient, and medieval history courses, and general education humanities and English courses. The appointment will be based in the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages (EHL), and shared with the Department of Social Sciences, with service expectation in the Honors Program. Candidates must be willing to teach online and complete Quality Matters Certification. The minimum education qualification for an Assistant Professor is a Ph.D. in a relevant field; preference will be given for candidates with Ph.D. in Classics, Medieval Studies, European History, or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete their degree by the start date.

This position will be a shared appointment between the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages; the Department of Social Sciences; and the Honors Program. The Assistant Professor will carry a load of 24 credit hours of teaching per year, distributed as follows:

  • History: 4 courses/year (12 credit hours), including one section per semester of Honors Cultural History of the West (HIST 3793), one section per year of Early World Civilizations (HIST 2713), plus one additional upper-level history course per year, alternating between Ancient World (HIST 3713) and Europe 500-1300 (HIST 4723).
  • Humanities/English: 4 courses/year (12 credit hours), including Early Humanities (HUM 2113), Composition, and other courses as needed.
  • Honors Program: service to the honors program, including organizing, participating in, and supervising co-curricular student activities and trips. This may include helping to organize Southeastern’s participation in the annual Medievalists and Early Modernists of North Texas and Oklahoma (MEMNTO) conference, culturally oriented field trips open to all honors students, and short-term study abroad programs open to all SE students.

For administrative purposes, the Assistant Professor’s administrative home will be the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages (EHL). Yearly performance evaluations will be conducted by the chair of the EHL department, after consultation with the chair of the social sciences department and the director of the honors program.

Founded in 1909 as a teachers’ college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrollment is approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 90 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is August 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply, send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities), curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (letters of reference will be requested only for finalists), and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Instructor/Coordinator of Field Experiences Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University department of Education Instruction and Leadership invites applications for the position of Instructor/Field Experiences Coordinator.

Candidates should have at least a master’s degree in education, or a related, acceptable field from an accredited university. The candidates should have significant experience teaching in public schools. A record of successful college or university teaching (including distance education teaching), and a background/experience in education administration are preferred qualifications. The successful candidate will supervise student teachers, serve as the professor of record for EDUC 3002, the Student Teaching Internship and work with alternative certificate students who are completing the Praxis Performance Assessment in Teaching (PPAT).

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is September 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin August 10, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Instructor/Field Experiences Coordinator) curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd. Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.