Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for an
open rank, twelve-month, non- tenure track, Student Outreach and
Sponsored Programs Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor in
the Kennesaw State University Library System with a desired start
date of January 1, 2022. Library students graduating in
December 2021 are eligible to apply.
The position is under the general supervision of the Associate
Dean & Director of Engagement and Assessment Services Team.
This position is part of the Department of Public Services.
A focus of this position will be the development, planning,
implementation, and assessment of a diverse range of outreach
programs, and sponsored activities that promote academic success
and lifelong learning targeted to the students, faculty, and staff
of KSU and the wider community.
Because a number of events 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 and faculty.
Although based primarily at the Kennesaw campus, this person may
need to work at the Marietta campus or other affiliated locations
Finalists will be invited to give a presentation on a topic to
be determined. Responsibilities include:
Librarianship (85 %)
- Develop, plan, implement, manage, and assess a diverse range of
outreach programs and sponsored activities that promote academic
success and lifelong learning targeted to the students, faculty,
and staff of KSU and the wider community which requires substantial
attention to details with a focus upon increasing awareness and
engagement of the KSU Library System’s collections, services, and
- Collaborate with the Student Engagement and Marketing
Strategist Librarian on the promotion and advertisement of
activities, collaborate with Assessment Librarian to measure impact
of activities, and partner with library vendors and other entities
for sponsored library training events.
- Promote KSU Library System student success initiatives and
impact across campuses. Cultivate and maintain relationships with
other university departments, especially those that provide student
support services to foster awareness about ways the Library System
can be an essential partner for student success.
- Collaborate with other internal library units to assist them
engaging with the university and external community and promote the
- Perform subject specific professional work including faculty
outreach and liaisonship as
- Provide research assistance (in person, via chat, or other
communication modes) to students and other members of the KSU
community as needed.
- Engage in KSU Library System service, KSU University service,
and/or service to the library
- 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
An earned Master’s degree in Librarianship / Information
Science, or a master level equivalent accredited degree program
recognized by the American Library Association, or foreign
Preferred Qualifications Include:
- Knowledge of /willingness to master use of Adobe Creative
Cloud, Microsoft Suite software, and social media
- Experience in academic libraries
- 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
- Event planning and budget experience
- A record of professional service
- A record of scholarly publications and/or conference
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
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://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.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.