Posting Number F0779
Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Special Education (2
POSITIONS) (Article 29 PASSHE Applicants ONLY)
Department Special Education
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
If Part-time, specify percentage
2 positions up to .50 position
Temporary/ Permanent Temporary
Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Anticipated Start Date spring 2022
Anticipated End Date End of spring 2022 semester
Work Hours Other
Lock Haven University Benefits are offered through PASSHE (Pennsylvania's
State System of Higher Education). To be eligible for most benefits, you must
be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty
with at least an academic year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee
(including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year
contract) who is scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full-
For more benefits information, please visit:
https:// www. passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/healthcare/Pages/Summary-of-
Job Description Summary
The University invites applications for 2 part-time (up to 50%), temporary
position in Special Education for Spring 2022.
The successful candidate will provide supervision of student teachers
completing field experiences in the PreK-12 environment and deliver practicum
coursework that develops knowledge, skills, and dispositions of pre-service
candidates. Supervision will require travel and observations during the school
day. Practicum will occur on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:30. These courses support
special education, PreK-4, and Middle Level education majors. Candidates will
be required to travel within a 1 and 1/2 hour radius of Lock Haven University.
This position may require development and teaching of courses online.
The successful candidate will teach up to 6 credit hours of coursework for the
semester, maintain office hours as specified by the CBA, fulfill departmental
responsibilities as assigned, and participate in University functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience; a
PA Instructional II certification in Early Childhood, Elementary, and/or
Special Education; and a minimum of a Master's Degree in Education (or
Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without
the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well
in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the
K-12 Principal or Supervisory Certification from an accredited University
Open Date 01/11/2022
Close Date 02/11/2022
Special Instructions for Applicants
This is a posting for consideration by PASSHE faculty with rights under
Article 29 of the Agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE. Only retrenched APSCUF
faculty with rights under Article 29 should apply.
Candidate must possess the following items: teaching certification, driver's
license, PA Act 33 and 34 clearances and FBI background check. Applicant must
provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional
references. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background
investigation as a condition of employment. Position is dependent upon funding
In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon
completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is
not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child
Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
Criminal Background Checks.
Appointment is provisional provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and
Certification Form” and verification of your three background checks are
returned to the Human Resource office prior to your hire date.
Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and
supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the
working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women,
veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU
and in our community, visit our website at
Annual Security Report (Clery Act)
The Lock Haven University's Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are
now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these
reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the
university. The policy statements address the university's policies,
procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for
responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and
sexual offenses, etc. Three years' worth of statistics is included for certain
types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus
buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university
and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The
Security and Fire Report is available online at:
You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the
Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.
A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting
opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives
within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central
Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle
Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
About the Northeast Integration
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is your highest degree attained?
Do you have current teacher's certification?
Do you have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience?
Please indicate the area of Teacher Certification, type of certification, and state where it was issued.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have Act 33 Clearance?
Do you have a Pennsylvania current FBI fingerprint clearance?
Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
The Chronicle (print/online)
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
The Hispanic Outlook
Electronic list serve
HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
Inside Higher Ed
Are you a PASSHE faculty member with rights under Article 29 of the agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE?