Graduate Librarian for Health and Human Services
|Academic Home Department:||Library|
|Posting Job Title:||Graduate Librarian for Health and Human Services|
|Recruitment Type:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Full Time Faculty Rank:||Librarian Assistant Professor, Librarian Associate Professor, or Librarian Professor – TBD|
|Area of Specialty-Discipline:||Library – Graduate Health and Human Services|
|Administrative/Distinguished Title – Working Title if applicable:||Library – Graduate Librarian for Health and Human Services|
|Position Status:||Regular Faculty|
|Tenure Track Status:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Terms of Employment:||12-Month|
|Date Position Available:||08/01/2015|
|Position Qualifications – Responsibilities:||General Statement of Duties:
Perform advanced subject specific professional library work and related tasks as required primarily in the graduate disciplines in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services. The college offers graduate degree programs in applied exercise and health science, nursing, and social work.
Distinguishing Features of this Position:
Wellstar College of Health and Human Services Liaisonship (75%)
Organizational Responsibilities (15%)
Additional Responsibilities (10%)
|Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):||Required Qualifications:
MLS from an accredited institution, or its foreign equivalent, and
a. A doctorate or second master’s degree in a health or human service related discipline AND a minimum of five years professional experience working full time in a medical or health sciences library.
b. Ten years of professional experience working full time in a medical or health sciences library.
1. Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Applicants should have familiarity with structure and organization of scientific literature and knowledge of health and life sciences databases such as Medline, PubMed, Ovid, Scopus, Web of Science as well as MeSH subject headings.
5. Good knowledge of research methodologies, with a good knowledge of quantitative research methods and statistical data sets and knowledge of qualitative research methods.
6. Ability to meet library faculty standards for job performance, scholarship, service and professional development.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Kennesaw State University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation(s). An individual is disabled under the Act if he or she:
• has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; or
KSU provides, and will continue to provide, reasonable accommodations to enable the hire and retention of qualified employees who are able to perform the essential functions of their positions. Any person wishing to self-identify as disabled or request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability should contact Human Resources.
|Application Deadline Date:||08/31/2015|
|Questions About Position Opening:||Search Committee Chair:
Instruction Coordinator and Librarian Assistant Professor
Kennesaw State University
Horace W. Sturgis Library
|Additional Information for Applicants||Note 1: Only completed applications will be considered.
Note 2: Annual salary range of $69,000 – $75,000, commensurate with qualifications.
Note 3: This is not an entry level library faculty position. Candidates must be able to meet hiring criteria at Librarian Associate Professor or Librarian Professor rank.
Note 4: Applications received by August 31, 2015 will be given first consideration.
Note 5: Applicants brought on campus for interviews will be required to give a 45 minute presentation on a topic provided by the committee.
|Application Instructions||Please provide the following:
1)Cover Letter highlighting specific information of how candidate meets or exceeds each required and desired qualification.
2) Curriculum vitae.
3) Unofficial Transcript.
4) Contacts for system generated letters of reference (three).
5) Additional contacts (three to five).
6) One current or recent professional writing sample of 10+ pages in length.
7) One page librarianship philosophy statement.
8) Statement of current areas of research interest.
|KSU Faculty Posting Number:||000292|
|USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:||29429|
|Departmental/College Overview:||For more information about the Kennesaw Library System, please visit http://www.kennesaw.edu/library/|
|Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:||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 doctoral program. 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.|
|EEO Statement:||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.|
- Letter of Application
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
- List of Names and Contact Information of Five References
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
- Other Documents