Now Accepting Applications for the Cook Library Student Advisory Board

October 14, 2015 at 12:32 am Leave a comment

DSC_143321Consider joining the Cook Library Student Advisory Board (CL-SAB)!

Are you interested in helping the library meet the needs of the student population? Want to help our students better take advantage of library services, resources, and facilities?

Apply Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JpfAmo1abd_Bz83GEMpcl8z1koeWuQFJhH8kHs5PKCg/viewform

(Applications accepted through November 15th, 2015)

Mission:

The Albert S. Cook Library recognizes the importance of student contribution to library policies, services, facilities, resources, and programming. The Cook Library Student Advisory Board (CL-SAB) is a student led group that works to advise as well as actively lead initiatives in these areas.

What does CL-SAB do?

  • advise library administration and committees on library policies, services, facilities, resources, and programming
  • actively promote library resources, services, and programs to greater campus community
  • plan and execute an annual fundraising activity to fund the CL-SAB
  • make decisions on how to spend the CL-SAB fund for library resources or programs
  • plan and execute student centered programming and/or services

What is the time commitment?

Two to three all-member group meetings (a meal or snacks with be provided) per semester, plus additional committee meetings as required. Events as required.

How is the group structured?

The board will have a maximum of 10 student representatives and 3 Albert S. Cook Library Leadership Institute (A-LIST) students. The current subcommittees include:

  • Library user experience – advises and seeks general student feedback on library related experiences as directed by the library committees and administration. Will work to improve the library for students
  • Outreach and marketing – will work to promote library resources, services, and programs to greater campus community
  • Fundraising and event planning – leads annual fundraising events and coordinates any board sponsored student programs

A Librarian will serve as board advisor and will work with the A-LIST students in developing meeting agendas.

How long is the term?

The term is 1 academic year (December 2015-December 2016), renewable with permission of the librarian advisor.

How can it help me?

  • this is an opportunity for students to grow their leadership skills and give back to the university community.
  • students will have the ability to influence and create meaningful changes within the library to benefit themselves and their classmates
  • students in this founding cohort will help to shape the trajectory of this group

Questions? Email: ctomlinson@towson.edu

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