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Library Administration

The Albertsons Library Administration is comprised of the Dean, Associate Dean, Business Manager and two Administrative Assistants.  Administration leads the Library overall and includes oversight of finance, personnel, donor relations, and building operations.

The Library Leadership Team is the principal advisory body to the Dean of Libraries.  It advises the Dean on the formulation and execution of Library-wide policy and is the primary policy making body of Albertsons Library.  The Team meets bi-weekly to discuss, develop, and review plans, projects, and issues relevant to the Library and its roles in the university and community, including but not limited to:

  • Creation and appointment of library-wide committees
  • Plans for implementation of Committee and Unit recommendations
  • Selection of priorities to be reflected in the Library’s budget
  • Proposal of library-wide program initiatives and policy changes
  • Recruitment and selection of Library Faculty (Librarians)

Composition:  The Team is comprised of the Dean, Associate Dean, Business Manager and the Library Unit Heads.

Library Administration

  • Bickness-Holmes, Tracy

    Tracy Bicknell-Holmes

    Dean

    Dean:  Serves as a member of the Provost’s Deans’ Council and the President’s Administrative Council; primary responsibility for campus, community and donor relations; oversees library budget; leadership for the library overall; Supervises Business Manager

    Dean:  Serves as a member of the Provost’s Deans’ Council and the President’s Administrative Council; primary responsibility for campus, community and donor relations; oversees library budget; leadership for the library overall; Supervises Business Manager

  • Armstrong, Michelle

    Michelle Armstrong

    Associate Dean

    Associate Dean:  Facilitates the development and implementation of the Library’s Strategic Plan; oversees library-wide projects; assists in the assessment of core library services; develops and revises library-wide policies and procedures; serves as the lead administrator in the Dean’s absence

    Associate Dean:  Facilitates the development and implementation of the Library’s Strategic Plan; oversees library-wide projects; assists in the assessment of core library services; develops and revises library-wide policies and procedures; serves as the lead administrator in the Dean’s absence

  • Jaque Johnson

    Jaque Johnson

    Business Manager, Head Library Finance and Business Operations

    Business Manager: Serves as the Head of Library Finance and Business Operations; Library’s primary contact with other business units on campus; represents the Library on campus-wide committees; serves as Building Coordinator; supervises Administrative Assistants

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    Business Manager: Serves as the Head of Library Finance and Business Operations; Library’s primary contact with other business units on campus; represents the Library on campus-wide committees; serves as Building Coordinator; supervises Administrative Assistants

  • Bretz, Brian

    Brian Bretz

    Administrative Assistant 2

Library Leadership Team