Are you interested in working for the KSU Library System? We currently have open positions for faculty librarians, library staff, and library student assistants. 

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Follow the links in the menus below to find the full job description and the application page for each open library position. Thank you for your interest in working for the KSU Library System!

Faculty Librarian Positions

  • Follow this link to view the full job description and apply for the Assistant Vice President and Dean of the KSU Library System and Librarian Professor of Library Science position.

    Job Summary

    Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track administrative faculty position as Assistant Vice President and Dean of the KSU Library System that begins July 1, 2023.

    Qualified candidates should have a record of excellence in librarianship, research, and service appropriate to appointment at the non-tenure track rank of Librarian Professor.  Qualified candidates should also have experience working in a large, complex system and consortia partnerships and should have a thorough understanding of the library’s value and impact on student learning and academic success, faculty research productivity and campus engagement.


    Strategic Leadership

    • Facilitates the continuing transformation of the University Libraries that integrates diverse resources, seeks new opportunities, engages with the community, collaborates with university units, and sustains a vibrant research and learning community.
    • Supports and sustains student success by advancing a welcoming, service-oriented environment, and maintaining innovative, forward-looking library learning spaces, collections, and services that advance teaching, learning, research, and creative activity.
    • Assesses and refines the library's strategic plan with input from library personnel, students, and the academic affairs leadership team. Ensures that library planning supports and sustains the University and Academic Affairs strategic plans; Provide visionary leadership to advance the library's mission in the face of rapid changes in technology and knowledge creation; Provide for regular assessment of library contributions to the academic mission.
    • Develops strong relationships with Deans of other units, the Provost, President and other University administrators. 
    • Promotes and advocates for library programs that address the needs of students, staff, faculty, and the community.  

    Operational Leadership

    • Works with library and department heads, as well as external sources, to identify, evaluate and implement programs that improve services and facilities, enhance the quality of resources and increase operational efficiency within the libraries. 
    • Recruits, retains, and leads high-quality faculty and staff. 
    • Provides management and leadership to various library units including reference, circulation, bibliographic services, interlibrary loan, the makerspace, and archives and special collections.
    • Acts as an advocate for the libraries and its faculty and staff. 
    • Develops the library's budget plan and ensures sound fiscal management of the library's financial resources.
    • Fosters professionalism, diversity and a positive work/learning environment in the University Libraries. 
    • Enforces policies and regulations adopted by the University System of Georgia, the offices of the President and Provost, and Kennesaw State University.

    External Representation

    • Cultivates external relations and fundraising opportunities with public and private sectors in support of the University Libraries’ programs. 
    • Represents and promotes the University Libraries, formally and informally, to the University, community and the world. 
    • Participates actively in local, state and national library organizations.

    Required Qualifications

    • An earned Master’s or Terminal degree in Library and Information Science (foreign equivalent or higher) or equivalent degree from an American Library Association-accredited institution  
    • Minimum of 7 years of professional library experience in an academic library, including 5 years of proven administrative and managerial experience 
    • Demonstrated leadership experience in strategic planning, resource allocation, and personnel management 
    • Demonstrates intercultural competency, mindfulness, and evidence of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in library services
    • Effective written and oral communication skills and the strong interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with various campus constituencies (e.g. academic departments, IT, etc.) and external groups

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working with a complex multi-source budget environment, including in grants management, fundraising, and donor engagement 
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of key issues and current trends in academic libraries and higher education, including emerging technologies 
    • Proven leader who understands the broad contours of higher education and can work well as a team to promote the wider goals of the university in addition to being an advocate for the library
    • Additional advanced degree; Ed.D. or Ph.D. in a field relevant to higher education administration
  • Follow this link to view the full job description and to apply for the Web Services Librarian position.

    Job Summary

    Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a 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 beginning August 2023.

    This position supports the university’s R2 trajectory by providing critical support through the development of academic enrichment opportunities and partnerships, tailored advanced research support, information discovery source mastery, and creating digital research tools.


    Librarianship (85%)

    • 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 digital or physical instructional materials to support subject disciplines and individual courses
    • Work with students to develop advanced level library research skills
    • Develop academic enrichment opportunities to support advanced student and faculty research
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with KSU units, departments, research consortium, centers, etc. that support student and faculty research efforts. Support university research teams’ activities and initiatives. 
    • Maintain working knowledge of emerging trends in advanced research support.

    Service (10%)

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

    Scholarship (5%)

    • 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. 

    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.

    Required Qualifications:

    • An earned Master’s, or the foreign equivalent, from an American Library Association accredited program is required.
    • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • One year or more of instruction experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Two years experience working as a librarian in an academic library or equivalent experience
    • A record of professional service
    • A record of developing scholarship within academic librarianship or a subject specialty
    • Knowledge of or experience providing data literacy, data management, qualitative research methods, and/or social science research support.


Library Staff Positions

  • Follow this link to view the full job description and to apply for the Program Assistant - Research & Instructional Services position.

    Job Summary

    Assists students with questions or inquiries in regards to assigned program(s). Participates in assigned department and University events. Provides administrative support to the assigned department and/or program coordinator.


    • Provides administrative support in the development, implementation, and marketing of program and/or project function
    • Performs clerical and administrative tasks, including creation, typing and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, other publications and maintains department files, records and databases
    • Serves as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, departments and external constituencies on day-to-day program, operational and administrative issues
    • Assists with events, meetings, special projects, and problem resolution facilitation
    • Assists with classroom or laboratory set-up
    • Assists with training and oversight of assigned students, volunteers, and/or interns
    • Assists with collecting program data, prepares scheduled and special reports, maintains program and/or project records and statistical information
    • Maintains supplies, equipment and facilities to include maintenance, inventory management, logistics, security, and related activities
    • Coordinates, participates and may present in meetings, open house, graduation and other college

    Required Qualifications

    • Two (2) years related administrative support experience

    Educational Requirements

    • High School diploma or equivalent

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field
    • Previous experience in higher education preferred

Library Student Assistant Positions