Data Services Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor, Library System

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

Data Services 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 %)


  • Help to update, maintain, and troubleshoot library online systems in partnership with other members of the systems team.
  • 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.
  • Create and provide data to KSU stakeholders in support of accreditation and institutional reporting needs.
  • Advance and deliver data services for KSU faculty and staff involved in data-intensive research projects.


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 generating reports in Excel or other reporting software
  • Willingness to learn new statistical analysis tools or other relevant tools as needed
  • Experience in libraries or customer service-oriented role.


Preferred qualifications include:


  • Experience with ExLibris Alma Analytics.
  • Experience with data management applications, such as SAS or SPSS.
  • Experience working with SQL.
  • Experience in an academic library.
  • Experience working in information technology support.
  • Experience with data discovery and data research support.
  • Alma Administrator Certification.
  • Evidence of scholarship/creative activities.
  • Evidence of service to the library profession.
  • Evidence of working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community.


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


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.

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