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Graduate Librarian for Humanities and Social Sciences, Kennesaw State University

Due to Kennesaw State University’s unprecedented growth and increased funding and support for its libraries, and due to the recent retirement of three senior-level librarians, the KSU Library System is currently recruiting for five librarian faculty positions, with one additional posting expected in late spring 2018. These positions reflect the Library’s and the University’s continued commitment to excellence in transforming its collections, services, facilities, and staffing. Qualifications, ranks, salaries and start dates are different for each of the positions. KSU Library System can only accept online applications with incomplete applications not considered. Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must complete an electronic application for EACH position. Please go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/ for the official advertising for EACH position.

 

Position 1:

Graduate Librarian for Humanities and Social Sciences (Position Number 43055565)

Graduate Services Unit. Librarian Associate Professor Rank. The annual salary is set and non-negotiable at $70,000. This position requires advanced degrees beyond the MLIS along with a vita that supports the awarding of the rank of Librarian Associate Professor at time of hire. The position is open until filled, with a desired start date of July 1, 2018. Complete electronic applications received by 5pm April 12, 2018 given first consideration. Required Qualifications Include: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program or foreign equivalent, AND an earned Ph.D. in a discipline in humanities or social sciences AND a minimum of five years of recent, fulltime experience working as a librarian in a university library, OR, a second master’s degree in humanities or social sciences AND a minimum of seven years of recent, fulltime experience working as a librarian in a university library. A thorough knowledge of humanities and social science research methods, and information repositories and sources, including government documents and gray literature desired.

 

 

 

Benefits

In addition to the many generous benefits available to all KSU employees, new librarians with the KSU Library System may be eligible for the following:

· Support for professional organizational memberships

· Funding for travel and conferences

· Mentoring program for new librarians

· Participation in a professional development writing group

· Tuition waivers at University System of Georgia institutions

· Opportunities for continuous professional development

· Financial assistance for relocation