Research Support Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
The Kennesaw State University Library System is now accepting applications for an open rank, twelve-month, non-tenure track librarian faculty position. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.
The position is under the general supervision of the Director of Research & Instructional Services and part of the Research & Scholarship Team. A focus of the position will be delivering services to the students and faculty of the Wellstar College of Health & Human Services. The college offers degree programs in exercise science and sports management, health promotion and physical education, nursing, and social work and human services.
Because a number of classes take place on weekends or during the evenings, the position will occasionally be required to work during these times to serve the needs of the students. Although based primarily at the Kennesaw campus, this person may need to work at the Marietta campus or other affiliated locations. Responsibilities Librarianship duties include (80%):
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 LibGuides and/or other digital or physical instructional materials to support subject disciplines and individual courses Work with students to develop advanced level library research skills including collecting, organizing, and analyzing sources Provide research assistance and reference services to students and faculty.Service (10%)
Engage in KSU Library System service, KSU University service, and service to the library profession. Scholarship (10%)
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. Required Qualifications
An earned Master's in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, or the foreign equivalent is required. Three years experience working as a librarian in an academic library or equivalent experience Excellent instruction, presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in a medical or health sciences library, as a medical or health sciences subject specialist in a university library, or as a health information specialist Demonstrated experience or knowledge working with health and human services related information Experience delivering library instruction A record of professional service A record of developing scholarship within academic librarianship or subject specialty Required Documents to Attach
Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial academic transcripts for MLIS (official transcripts due upon hire)
- List of names and contact information for three references
- 1-2 page Statement of Librarianship Philosophy (placed in the teaching philosophy statement part of the online application)
Top applicants will be invited to give a presentation on a topic to be determined. Apply Before Date
Open until filled. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact: Ashley Dupuy, Department Chair of Public Services, [email protected]
For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]
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. Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.
Participant ID: 61415
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