Digital Initiatives Librarian, 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 Library Resources supports student success by enabling the efficient and affordable curation, acquisition, and discovery of library resources, enhancing the university's international digital publishing presence, and through the support and maintenance of library systems to improve student access to and navigation of resources. Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Digital Initiatives Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor, faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System beginning January 1, 2022. Responsibilities
Librarianship (85 %)
Coordinate the implementation of new and updated technologies for the Library System. Project management responsibilities for new and emerging digital initiatives, content, and services. Help to update, maintain, and troubleshoot library online systems in partnership with other members of the Library Resources Department. Serve as resource for library faculty with training and technological support of necessary systems. Serve as an undergraduate faculty liaison. Perform subject specific professional work including faculty outreach and collection development. Provide research assistance and information literacy instruction (in person, via chat, or other communication modes) to students and other members of the KSU community as needed.
Engage in KSU Library System service, KSU University service, and/or service to the library 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. Required Qualifications
An earned Master's in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, or related field, or the foreign equivalent is required. Preferred Qualifications
Other qualifications might include:
A record of professional service. Publications and/or conference presentations. Evidence of working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community. Experience in an academic library. Experience working in information technology support. Project management experience. Evidence of strong attention to detail. Knowledge of current library databases and vendors. Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and lead projects to completion. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Proposed Salary
$47,476.00 Required Documents to Attach
CV Cover Letter Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire) Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references A 1-2 page librarianship philosophy statement Apply Before Date
For full consideration please apply by September 15, 2021. This position is open until filled. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Department Chair: Ariel Turner, [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
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