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Executive Committee Minutes 02-24-2014

Executive Committee                                                         

 

MINUTES

February 24, 2014

1:00-4:00pm

428 Library

 

Present: John Wilkin, chair; Bill Mischo, vice-chair; John Wagstaff, secretary; Tim Cole, Mary Laskowski, Nancy O’Brien, Carissa Phillips, Chris Prom, Jennifer Teper

 

 

  1. 1.                   Approve Minutes from February 10

Minutes were approved with changes by a motion from Nancy O’Brien, seconded by Mary Laskowski.

 

  1. 2.                  Question Time

EC would like to have a discussion at the next faculty meeting regarding the Employment Guidelines for Specialized Faculty Holding Non-Tenure System Positions document. John Wilkin will discuss the new framework that is emerging and Bill will discuss what the Library can do in response to the document.

 

RDS Search - 5 candidates have been interviewed and the search narrative has been completed. A recommendation will be made to John Wilkin this week.

 

Head, Law Library Search – the search is ongoing.

 

  1. 3.                  Agenda items for next meeting with AULs

 

  1. a.      Organizing the Library to make a stronger connection between goals and results

 

  1. 4.                  Appoint paper preparers for Associate Professors going up for Full

EC made recommendations and John Wilkin will contact the individuals.

 

  1. 5.                  Committee of Search Chairs

EC discussed the pros and cons of having a committee of chairs. It was determined that we need the same documentation available to all chairs. There has been some work done on a Search Committee Manual. Kim will check to see if that is up-to-date and where it is located.

 

  1. 6.                  Role of Clinical Faculty in the Library

This was deferred to the March 3 meeting.  EC members will read the Employment Guidelines for Specialized Faculty Holding Non-Tenure System Positions document prior to the meeting for background information. [http://www.senate.illinois.edu/sc1407rev.pdf]

 

  1. 7.                  E-Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist Position Description

EC approved the position description.

 

  1. 8.                  Position Descriptions in general

EC would like Beth Woodard to come to a future meeting to discuss general language that can be used in most position descriptions.

 

  1. 9.                  Innovation Fund Report – ShE-books Pilot/Head Start Project

EC accepted the report.

 

  1. 10.              Organizing the Library to make a stronger connection between goals and results

EC discussed some ideas and will have further discussion with the AULs at the March 3 meeting.

 

 

2/20/14 – Appointed search committee for the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library and Head