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Library Administrative Manual

2.5.1 Library management Team: Role And Function Statement

I. Role And Function Statement

The Library Management Team (LMT) constitutes an administrative advisory group to the University Librarian. Its functions include:

  • Structuring a process for long-range strategic planning for the Library in the context of university-wide and CSU planning processes.
  • Coordinating the identification of funding needs and preparation of budget requests within the context of the University's budget process, and other funding opportunities.
  • Participating in internal resource allocation decisions.
  • Sharing information from within and outside the Library to ensure that effects and interrelationships are identified and addressed.
  • Establishing task forces and working groups of Library faculty and staff to address specific projects and needs.

II. Membership

The Library Management Team membership is:

  • University Librarian (Chair)
  • Research & Instructional Services and Special Collections Division Head and Faculty Department Co-Chair
  • Collection Management Services Division Head and Faculty Department Co-Chair
  • Information Technology and Access Services Division Head (staff member)
  • Business Officer (staff member)
  • University Librarianís Administrative Assistant (staff support)
  • Elected Library Staff Representative
  • The Library Staff Representative is elected at-large by the Library staff to a three-year term. As Staff Representative, the incumbent brings forward to LMT meetings issues related to staff concerns, provides a staff perspective, and solicits staff input into agendas for and feedback about Library-wide meetings. Resources to backfill time needed to complete these responsibilities should be negotiated with the Division Head.

The time commitment to serve in this role typically involves:

  • Attending LMT meetings (typically three hours once a month)
  • Reviewing the LMT agenda and materials distributed in advance in preparation for the meetings
  • Completing any special tasks as assigned by LMT (time commitment varies)
  • Consulting with staff to identify staff concerns for presentation at LMT, topics for Library-wide meetings, and solicit feedback on Library-wide meetings (time commitment varies)

Date Approved: 3/8/99

Revised: 9/11/15

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