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

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about Faculty positions at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair, the contact listed on the posting or email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu.

For questions about Staff positions at Kennesaw State University, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 470-578-6030 or email jobs@kennesaw.edu.

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 to apply for the Research Support Librarian and Open Rank Librarian Professor 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 that begins April 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.

    Responsibilities

    Librarianship duties (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
    • Two years or more of library instruction experience
    • Two years or more experience working as a librarian in an academic library
    • A record of professional service
    • A record of developing scholarship within academic librarianship or subject specialty

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of, or experience in, providing data literacy and/or social science research support is preferred.

    Salary range: $52,476-$60,000

  • 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, Web Services Librarian and Librarian Assistant Professor faculty position in the Kennesaw State University Library System beginning April 2023. For full consideration, please apply by January 31, 2023.  This position is open until filled.

    Responsibilities

    Librarianship (85 %)

    • Design, develop and maintain the library website within multiple content management systems
    • Assess and improve patron experience via analytics and usability testing
    • Create and maintain appropriate documentation; gather and evaluate relevant statistics
    • Improve cross-platform integration of online resources and services
    • Maintain awareness and knowledge of contemporary design, coding and accessibility standards
    • Serve as a faculty liaison by performing subject-specific professional work including faculty outreach and collection development
    • Provide research assistance (in person, via chat, or other communication modes) to students and other members of the KSU community as needed
    • Provide backup support for other Systems and Online Services unit members
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    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.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience or coursework with common source-code editors.
    • Experience or coursework on Springshare products and Lean Library
    • Experience or coursework with both HTML and CSS
    • Experience or coursework with project management, including planning, communication, and assessment.
    • Experience working in an academic library

    Proposed Salary

    Salary range is $52,476.00 - $55,000.00.

Library Staff Positions

  • Follow this link to view the full job description and to apply for the Library Assistant - Resource Sharing position.

    Job Summary

    Provides front line customer service for students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Performs stacks maintenance, resource sharing processing, gathering and reporting statistics, building management, ensuring customer compliance, and quality assurance.

    Weekly Schedule:  Tuesday through Saturday

    Responsibilities

    • Provides excellent front line customer service to KSU students, faculty, staff, and the broader community

    • Answers questions about library services, collections, spaces, policies, and procedures; refers reference, research, or complex questions to librarians or administration as      appropriate

    • Collects fines, fees, donations, and dues via cash or check and process using established procedures for financial compliance

    • Opens and closes library facilities; acts as senior officer present during the evenings and weekends

    • Gathers and analyzes statistics and data on activities and provide reports as needed by Library Administration

    • Enforces applicable Library System and University policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of library patrons

    • Performs accessibility evaluations of physical collections and stacks maintenance. Follow established guidelines for deselection of library collections including detailed reporting for financial compliance and auditing

    • Performs resource sharing responsibilities including using interlibrary loan software and large format scanner following established USG procedures for systemwide material processing and copyright law regulations

    • Provided guidance, direction, and supervision of student assistants working on scheduled shift

    Required Qualifications

    • One (1) year of related customer service or office support experience

    Educational Requirements

    • High School diploma or equivalent

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Associate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
    • Previous experience in an academic library, public library, or media center
  • Follow this link to view the full job description and to apply for the Library Associate - Student Assistant Supervisor position.

    Job Summary

    Provides front line customer service for students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Coordinates activities, personnel, and statistics for stacks maintenance, course reserves, and resource sharing processing. Direct supervisor of all student assistants employed by the Library System.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs all duties expected of a Library Assistant

    • Direct supervisor of student assistants employed by the Library System including recruiting, hiring, training, supervision, management, scheduling, reviews, and employee discipline

    • Works with other units on campus including Human Resources and the Federal Work Study Program and complies with established University guidelines for student employment

    • Acts as coordinator, project manager, and supervisor for either stacks maintenance, resource sharing, or course reserves functional areas

    • Utilizes and troubleshoots appropriate software and hardware necessary for coordination of assigned functional area such as Illiad, Alma, Atlas Ares, SharePoint, etc.

    • Trains other staff in duties for assigned functional area (stacks maintenance, resource sharing, course reserves)

    • Complies with all University, USG, or other policies and procedures including copyright law for all activities

    • Assists with the development of Library System policies and procedures for assigned functional area

    • Communicates and coordinate with KSU or USG students, faculty, staff, or community members on activities for assigned functional area

    Required Qualifications

    • Two (2) years of related customer service or office support experience

    Educational Requirements

    • Associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field
    • Previous experience in an academic library, public library, or media center
  • Follow this link to view the full job description and to apply for the Program Assistant - Collection Development 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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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 events as assigned

    Department Specefic Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Supports the Resources Management Librarian and the Collection Strategist Librarian by collating e-resource usage statistics and communicating with faculty, staff, and students regarding subscription and purchase requests

    • Assists students with questions or inquiries regarding assigned program(s)

    • Participates in assigned department and University events

    • Provides administrative support to the assigned department and/or program coordinator

    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
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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