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Library Academic Programs Coordinator Overview

  • Person Group: Professional
  • Job Code: 75833
  • Pay Grade: P4
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Associate
  • Family: Library
  • Function: Library


Key role in the development, implementation, and assessment of the Library’s information literacy learning.  Coordinates instruction collaboration between university and library faculty for instruction/curriculum assistance and design.  Manages online scheduling for library courses and archival grade files.  Provides research assistance to patrons.

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups
  • Basic computer and software knowledge
  • Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Library Academic Programs Coordinator must:

  • Coordinate/manage library instruction/information literacy programs.  Establish curriculum development deadlines.
  • Coordinate Library faculty and Foundational Studies faculty, create and manage research guides for courses.
  • Manage documentation, curriculum files and instructional videos.
  • Responsible for collection, curation, and preservation of data in order to maintain continued access, historical knowledge and raw/processed data and information for the library.
  • Develop and maintain data plan for all aspects of instruction and statistical data
  • Evaluate and identify instructional technology needs
  • primary contact with university faculty to schedule library instruction sessions.  Identify needs and develop resources.
  • Create and manage research guides.  Retrieve, analyze and report on instruction statistics for library, university, and national agency reporting needs.
  • Provide direct research assistance to university/community/global patrons in person, live chat, email, phone and SMS text reference.

35% of Time the Library Academic Programs Coordinator

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Library Academic Programs Coordinator

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Library Academic Programs Coordinator

Career Path

Library Digital Archivist

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.