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Executive Committee Minutes 05-14-2012

Executive Committee



May 14, 2012


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, chair, David Ward, Vice-Chair, Beth Woodard, Secretary, Paula Carns, JoAnn Jacoby, Mary Laskowski, Lynne Rudasill, Sarah Shreeves, Chris Prom; Visitor-Susan Avery; Recording-Kim Matherly


1.                 1:30-Susan Avery -Chemistry Information Services Team Final Report
Susan came and discussed the report with EC. EC approved the report with minor changes.
2.                 Approve minutes from May 7
Minutes were approved with changes.
3.                 Question Time
A personnel issue was discussed.
There is a need for data management to be imbedded into subject specialist’s responsibilities. EC would like to define more broadly the meaning of data management. It needs to be a broader base skip for all librarians. Lynne and Sarah will draft language that can be shared with faculty at an upcoming Faculty Meeting.
4.                 Discuss topics for next AUL/EC meeting (5/31)
EC will have a special meeting with the AULs on May 29 to discuss the hiring plan.
5.                 LIS temporary coverage
Paula K. will draft a request for applications for an internal, half-time position, and send it to LibFac.
6.                 SSHEL NSM Report
The SSHEL report is due May 15. EC will look over the report and discuss by email.
7.                 Hiring Plan
EC discussed the hiring plan and will continue to discuss it with the AULs at the meeting on May 29.
8.                 Functional Specialist Responsibilities Group
EC will discuss at a future meeting.
9.                 Name change for Unit
EC will discuss at a future meeting.
10.            Facilities and IT Planning for New Hires

EC will discuss at a future meeting.



5/7/12 Approved job announcement for Middle East and North African Studies Librarian

5/7/12 Approved job announcement for High Density Storage Facility Manager

5/7/12 Approve charge for small group to write job announcement addressing needs of biology and biotechnology

5/9/12 Approved job announcement for Rare Book Conservator

5/10/12 Approved job announcement for Behavioral Sciences Librarian