Assessment and Communications Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor
Kennesaw State University Library System
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track Assessment and Communications Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System that begins in January 2023.
Librarianship (85 %)
- Provide research, reference, and collection development assistance (in person, via chat, or other communication modes) to the KSU community as needed. Assist with the creation, marketing, collection, and implementation of findings from library surveys, the Library Annual Report, and other activities. Conducts assessment studies aligned with strategic objectives for the KSU Library System, including collaboration with colleagues on unit-specific projects Leads assessment initiatives for the Library System, such as the Academic Program Reviews Develop, implement, maintain, plan, manage, edit, and assess professional and strategic marketing materials, workflows, communications, projects, social media, 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. Support our communication and partnership with campus entities such as the Office of Strategic Communications, Institutional Research, and the Office of Research Perform subject specific professional work including faculty outreach and assessment as needed. Work with KSU's Institutional Research to effectively communicate library influence on student Recruitment, Retention, Progression, and Graduation (RRPG)
- 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 Include
An earned Master’s degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Librarianship and Information Science, or a master level equivalent accredited program recognized by the American Library Association. Graduating students in December 2022 are eligible to apply; degree must be earned by start date.
Preferred Qualifications Include
- Expertise with Adobe Cloud, Microsoft Suite software, and social media An undergraduate degree in communications or other relevant educational background Experience in academic libraries Experience in library assessment of services, programming, and/or resources Experience with marketing services, collections, and/or events 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 Experience or coursework in assessing library services, spaces, and/or events Demonstrated interest in strategic storytelling and brand identity A record of professional service A record of scholarly publications and/or conference presentations which candidates will be measured
For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 248910.
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, 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.
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.