CUPA-HR Task Force Updating Academic Librarian Position Descriptions

In the fall of 2012, ACRL President Stephen J. Bell appointed a task force to work with CUPA-HR (College and University Professional Association for Human Resources) to review and revise as necessary current CUPA-HR academic librarian position descriptions.

We were asked to:

  1. Research national academic librarian position descriptions and identify those most current and relevant to today’s librarians
  2. Maintain an open and interactive working relationship with CUPA-HR and ACRL staff throughout the process
  3. Insure that the leadership and membership of ACRL have an opportunity to comment on the revised descriptions and guide the process
  4.  Create a marketing plan to let librarians know about the CUPA’s librarian position descriptions

The task force has created a survey monkey form that includes the current descriptions, our proposed revisions and space for comments. The survey is available now at 

Your comments and suggestions play an important role in this process. Please take a moment to read our revisions and offer your thoughts by March 31, 2013.

Debbie Malone
Chair, ACRL CUPA-HR Task Force