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Collegiate Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor University Libraries

Collegiate Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor University Libraries

companyKennesaw State University
locationKennesaw, GA, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/2/2024
ExpiresExpires: 8/31/2024
Faculty / Staff
Full Time

Collegiate Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor University Libraries

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track Collegiate Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor faculty positions in the University Libraries that begins as early as October 1, 2024. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. These positions are for work to be performed in the state of Georgia, and will serve the following subject areas: humanities, social sciences, or science/math.

Responsibilities include the following, at a minimum:

· Provide instruction in research and information literacy for both face-to-face and online classes.

· Foster relationships with faculty to incorporate library instruction into courses in multifaceted ways

· Develop and maintain digital or physical instructional materials to support subject disciplines and individual courses

· Work with students to develop advanced level library research skills

· Develop academic enrichment opportunities to support advanced student and faculty research

· Develop and maintain partnerships with KSU units, departments, centers, etc., that support student and faculty research efforts and collection development. Support university research teams' activities and initiatives.

· Maintain working knowledge of emerging trends in librarianship and advanced research support

· Engage in service to University Libraries, the campus, and/or the profession.

· Participate in scholarship, research, and/or creative activity. Contribute to the development of the library profession and/or subject-specific discipline through scholarship, presentations, and publications.

Because our libraries are open 7 days a week and in the evenings, these positions will occasionally be required to work during these times to serve the needs of the students. These positions will work on both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses.

Required Qualifications Include

· An earned master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, appropriate to a contemporary research-intensive library, such as an MLIS, or other related equivalent terminal degree, or the foreign equivalent

· Excellent presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

· A minimum of 1 year of instruction experience

Preferred Qualifications Include

· A minimum of two years of experience working as a librarian in an academic library or related institution or equivalent experience

· A record of professional service

· A record of developing scholarship within academic librarianship or a subject specialty

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 274058.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia’s core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information about this policy or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202, eeo@kennesaw.edu.

Required degree level

  • Master