Resources Management Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor, Library System

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Resources Management Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor, Library System

Department of Library Resources

 

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Librarian Assistant Professor faculty position, beginning July 1, 2021.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Librarianship (85 %)

 

  • Collaborate with members of the Collection Development Unit to support unit projects and goals.
  • Lead or assist with Collection Development training sessions for selectors.
  • Assist the Director of Collection Development with revising the KSU Library System Collection Development Policy by the established deadline.
  • Participate in collection assessment and weeding projects as needed.
  • Evaluate usage statistics to assess the KSU Library System’s electronic resources subscriptions for renewal and cancellation recommendations and to provide collection data and analysis for Selectors.
  • Coordinate workflows for electronic resource management, in collaboration with the Director of Collection Development, Library Resources Librarians, and Selectors.
  • Serve as an undergraduate faculty liaison. Perform subject specific professional work including faculty outreach and collection development.
  • Provide research assistance (in person, via chat, or other communication modes) to students and other members of the KSU community.

 

Service (10%)

 

  • Engage in KSU Library System service, KSU University service, and/or service to the library profession.

 

Scholarship (5%)

 

  • 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 include:

 

  • An earned Master’s in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, or the foreign equivalent, is required.
  • Aptitude to meet library faculty standards for job performance, scholarship, service, and professional development at the Library Assistant Professor rank.
  • Experience in libraries or customer service-oriented role.

 

Preferred qualifications include:

 

  • Evidence of working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community.
  • Experience working with electronic resources.
  • Experience with cost per use analysis.
  • Project management experience.
  • Evidence of strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with collection assessment.
  • Vendor relations experience.
  • Knowledge of contemporary library databases and vendors.

 

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is 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.

 

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyaffairs.kennesaw.edu/faculty_openings.php.

 

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.