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Research Support Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Research Support Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor

Kennesaw State University Library System


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track Research Support Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor or Librarian Associate Professor faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System that begins in January 2022.  



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:

  1. An earned Master’s in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, or the foreign equivalent is required
  2. Three years experience working as a librarian in an academic library or equivalent experience
  3. Excellent instruction, presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills


Preferred qualifications may include:

  1. Experience working as a business subject specialist in a university or special library
  2. Demonstrated experience or knowledge working with business related research
  3. Knowledge of or experience providing quantitative research support
  4. Experience delivering library instruction
  5. A record of professional service
  6. 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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