Research Support Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor

Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
May 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Research Support Librarian, Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor


Kennesaw State University Library System


The Kennesaw State University Library System is now accepting applications for an open rank, twelve-month, non-tenure track librarian faculty position. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.

The position is under the general supervision of the Director of Research & Instructional Services and part of the Research & Scholarship Team. A focus of the position will be delivering services to the students and faculty of the Wellstar College of Health & Human Services. The college offers degree programs in exercise science and sports management, health promotion and physical education, nursing, and social work and human services.

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 serve the needs of the students. Although based primarily at the Kennesaw campus, this person may need to work at the Marietta campus or other affiliated locations.


Responsibilities include:

Librarianship duties include (80%):

  • Provide instruction in research and information literacy for both face-to-face and online classes
  • Foster relationships with faculty to incorporate library instruction into courses in multifaceted ways
  • Develop and maintain LibGuides and/or other digital or physical instructional materials to support subject disciplines and individual courses
  • Work with students to develop advanced level library research skills including collecting, organizing, and analyzing sources
  • Provide research assistance and reference services to students and faculty.

Service (10%)

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

Scholarship (10%)

  • 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.
  • Three years experience working as a librarian in an academic library or equivalent experience
  • Excellent instruction, presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills


Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience working in a medical or health sciences library, as a medical or health sciences subject specialist in a university library, or as a health information specialist
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge working with health and human services related information
  • Experience delivering library instruction
  • A record of professional service
  • A record of developing scholarship within academic librarianship or subject specialty


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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