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Strategic Marketing and Outreach Librarian

Posted by: Kennesaw State University

Posted date: 2018-Mar-16

Location: Kennesaw State University

Major Responsibilities:
Librarianship (45%)
1. Serve as an undergraduate faculty liaison to assigned subject areas. Perform subject specific professional work, including library instruction to undergraduate students and faculty, outreach, and collection development.
2. Provide research assistance and reference services to undergraduate students, faculty and other members of the KSU community as assigned.
3. Teach information literacy classes to undergraduate students, in accordance with KSU Library System Policies, as assigned. Create instructional materials in multiple formats for use by undergraduate students and faculty.
4. Continuously update skills and knowledge of current best practices in academic librarianship for self and others in the organization.
5. Maintains appropriate professional activities and contributes to the development of the library profession and/or subject-specific discipline through scholarship, presentations, and publications.
6. Be professionally active and contribute to developments in the field of library science and/or subject-specific discipline
through scholarship, presentations, and publications.

Strategic Marketing and Outreach (45%)

1. Develops, implements, and maintains outreach programs and marketing plans focused on increasing awareness of the KSU Library System.
2. Cultivates working relationships with other KSU departments.
3. Conducts library tours and represents the library at campus events.
4. Assists in developing and maintaining library webpage and social media content5. Produces publicity releases, flyers, posters, and a newsletter.
6. Develops and implements library activities that foster student success.
7. Collaborates with unit supervisor and RIS team colleagues on various outreach programs and projects.
8. Assists with the creation, collection, analysis and implementation of findings from Library Surveys and other activities to gather user input.
9. Participates in documenting and communicating Library activities with state, regional and national publications.

Additional Responsibilities (10%)
1. Work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends and at various KSU learning sites.
2. Serve on library, campus, University System of Georgia, regional and national professional committees..
3. Collaborate on cross-departmental projects.
4. Manage and provide leadership for the KSU Library System Friends of the Library.
5. Facilitates the work of others.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Title Strategic Marketing and Outreach Librarian
Start Date 07/01/2018
Library/Institution Name Kennesaw State University
Salary $47,475 annually, non-negotiable.
Certification Required? Yes
City Kennesaw
State Georgia
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required Qualifications:

1. Masters degree in Library and Information Studies from an American Library Association accredited program or foreign equivalent.
2. Impeccable written and oral skills. Ability to communicate appropriately within, and outside of the library.
3. Creativity in problem solving.
4. Skilled in creating, editing, and promoting written and visual content for marketing and outreach.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience in networking and building support of libraries among community stakeholders, applicable non-library experience is acceptable.
2. Experience with developing and administrating marketing and outreach services, applicable non-library experience is acceptable.
3. Experience with creating displays, applicable non-library experience is acceptable.
4. Experience in graphic design.
5. Experience providing instruction in either libraries or other settings.
6. Experience providing reference services.
Application Instructions KSU Library System can only accept online applications.

If applying for more than one position, you must complete a full online application for each job of interest.

References will be contacted electronically. Please do not attach letters of reference to the online application.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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