Limited Term Research and Instruction Librarian Assistant 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. Department Information
The KSU Library System is committed to supporting and furthering'Kennesaw State University's'mission of'being'a'powerful, diverse,'student-centered,'and research-driven university.'The Library System carefully cultivates resources, services, and spaces that enhance teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative endeavors for our users.'These efforts focus upon supporting student success--especially advancing undergraduate programs, supporting the graduate programs, furthering research with relevance, and promoting lifelong learning.'
The Department of Public Services provides circulation services, course reserves, interlibrary loan, stacks maintenance, research assistance, and information literacy instruction at all levels. Our dedicated faculty and staff ensure that our users have the best possible experience when they enter our facilities or access our virtual spaces. We strive to enrich the student learning experience, facilitate research at all levels, and engage the community through innovative educational services, valuable information and digital literacy instruction, and relevant technology resources. Job Summary
The Kennesaw State University Library System is now accepting applications for a non-tenure track, Limited Term Research and Instruction Librarian Assistant Professor position for the fall 2021 semester, beginning July 1, 2021.
The position is under the supervision of the Director of Research & Instructional Services and part of the Teaching & Learning Team. The Limited Term Research & Instruction Librarian is needed to provide reference, research assistance, and information literacy instruction to the students, faculty and staff of KSU.
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 meet the needs of our students. This limited term librarian will work on both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses. Responsibilities
Provide research skills and information literacy instruction for both face-to-face and online classes Develop and maintain digital and physical learning objects using tools such as LibGuides and the Desire2Learn CMS Provide in person and virtual research assistance to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons Required Qualifications
An earned Master's in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, or the foreign equivalent is required Experience working in a customer service, education, or teaching environment Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in an academic library or equivalent experience Experience delivering library instruction Experience delivering reference services and/or research assistance Required Documents to Attach
CV Cover Letter Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire) List of names and contact information for three references
Top candidates will be asked to deliver a library instruction session.Apply Before Date
This position is 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 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=227366&PostingSeq=1
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