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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


Library Academic Programs Coordinator assists with the design, implementation, and assessment of the Library’s information literacy program. To coordinate delivery of and participate in the Library’s reference and research support services.

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 methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction
  • Ability to provide services to diverse individuals and groups
  • Intermediate 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 and participate in the library instruction information literacy program
  • Coordinate the cooperative work of the Library and University Foundations faculty
  • Coordinate scheduling of the Library’s reference and research assistance services
  • Manage documentation, curriculum files and instructional videos.
  • Collect, organize and preserve instruction and service data
  • Create and manage select subject research guides
  • Provide in-person and virtual research assistance to university, community, and other patrons

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 requiring wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Library Academic Programs Coordinator

Career Path

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


Incumbents 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.