Excellence in Librarianship Award Committee

Purpose Statement: The purpose of this committee (Excellence in Librarianship) is to insure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved with each local award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

 

Charter Sponsor: College Senate

Charter Contact: Exec. Director – Org. Development

Timeline

Nov. – Organizational Mtg.
Feb. – Prog. Calendar Announce.
Early Mar. – Nomination Deadline
Mid-Apr. – Selection Deadline
Mid-May – Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

 


DOES

  • Conducts Nomination Process Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations.
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation.
  • Prepares and Submits Recommendation Document Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Exec. Director of Organizational Development and College President.

DOES NOT

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient; communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative; discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee.

GUIDING POINTS

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Excellence in Librianship Award Committee