Library Committee Handbook

Executive Committee



Head, Coordinator, and Assistan in Faculty Job Titles: Definitions and Use

Head, Coordinator, and Assistant in Faculty Job Titles:

Definitions and Use

October 2012

 

This document clarifies the use of Head, Coordinator, and Assistant in faculty job titles in the University Library. For information on standard Academic Professional titles, see https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/comp/index.cfm?Item_id=677&rlink=675.

 

Head:

Note the existing guideline for Unit Head responsibilities: http://www.library.illinois.edu/committee/exec/policies/GuidelinesforUnitHeadResponsibilities.html

 

This title should be used for faculty positions which meet the following criteria:

 

Coordinator:

This title should be used for faculty positions which meet one of the following criteria:

 

Assistant:

Moving forward this title will no longer be used for faculty in the library.  A more descriptive title representing the individual’s work responsibilities will be used instead. For example, English Librarian, or Undergraduate Librarian for Reference Services. Faculty with assistant in their title may request a change of title or may retain their current title.