Student Engagement and Marketing Strategist, 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. Job Summary
The Kennesaw State University Library System is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track, Student Engagement and Marketing Strategist, Librarian Assistant Professor with a desired start date of January 1, 2022. Rank and salary are firm. Students graduating in December 2021 are eligible to apply.
The position is under the general supervision of the Associate Dean & Director of Engagement and Assessment Services Team. This position is part of the Department of Public Services.
A focus of the position will be strategically designing and marketing KSU Library System services, collections, and events to students and faculty.
Because a number of events 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 and faculty. Although based primarily at the Kennesaw campus, this person may need to work at the Marietta campus or other affiliated locations occasionally. Responsibilities
Librarianship (85 %)
Develop, implement, maintain, plan, manage, edit, and assess professional and strategic marketing materials, workflows, communications, projects, and events that require substantial attention to details with a focus upon increasing awareness and engagement of the KSU Library System's collections, services, and spaces by students and faculty. Develop, design, and maintain a consistent professional marketing image for all materials produced. Select publicity materials, design printed handouts, and prepare budgets for engagement events / promotions, give-a-ways, and advertising campaigns. Develop and maintain library social media, campus-wide advertising, engagement partnerships / grants, and professional library association updates about the KSU Library System. Perform subject specific professional work including faculty outreach and assessment as needed. Provide research assistance (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 degree in Librarianship / Information Science, or a master level equivalent accredited program recognized by the American Library Association, or foreign equivalent. Preferred Qualifications
Other qualifications might include:
Expertise with Adobe Cloud, Microsoft Suite software, and social media An undergraduate degree in marketing, creative writing, or other relevant educational background Experience in academic libraries Experience with marketing library services and / or collections Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with evidence of strong attention to detail Evidence of effective project management, scheduling experience, and ability to meet deadlines Event planning and budget experience A record of professional service A record of scholarly publications and/or conference presentations Proposed Salary
$47,476 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 An example of a 1 page flyer advertising a series of 3 lectures given by local authors using Adobe software
Finalist will be invited to give a presentation on a topic to be determined. Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by September 20, 2021. This position is open until filled. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact:
Associate Dean, Linda Marie Golian-Lui; [email protected]
Search Committee Chair, Manda Sexton; [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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