ARL University Libraries · 51
table 24: years
of
experienCe
of
arl university librarians
by
position
and
size
of
professional staff, fy 2010–2011
staff over 110
(15)†
staff 75–110
(17)
staff 50–74
(48)
staff 13–49
(35)‡
Position Years No. Years No. Years No. Years No.
Director 35.6 14 34.8 17 31.7 46 34.9 33
Associate Director 25.8 65 26.4 72 24.9 119 25.8 69
Assistant Director 25.4 38 22.2 40 24.7 71 24.1 19
Head, Branch 23.0 135 22.8 78 21.6 169 22.8 70
Functional Specialist 13.5 749 13.8 416 14.3 710 14.2 263
Subject Specialist 15.9 349 17.0 231 17.4 469 14.2 100
Dept. Head:
Acquisitions 20.7 20 23.2 16 20.6 48 21.4 28
Reference 22.2 21 22.0 23 19.4 35 20.5 32
Cataloging 22.9 46 22.9 23 21.6 54 19.3 31
Serials 25.9 7 25.0 2 18.3 9 16.9 7
Documents/Maps 22.4 10 18.8 9 25.8 20 17.6 18
Circulation 21.7 18 18.8 13 18.4 36 18.3 17
Rare Books/Manuscripts 20.5 11 23.9 18 21.1 33 23.8 28
Computer Systems 21.9 10 16.9 9 17.8 33 20.6 18
Other 21.8 162 19.1 116 19.1 252 19.8 105
Reference:
Over 14 years experience 26.6 109 25.3 85 24.9 209 25.0 170
10 to 14 years experience 11.8 49 11.7 33 11.5 66 11.6 60
5 to 9 years experience 7.3 51 7.0 55 6.9 91 6.7 83
Under 5 years experience 2.4 38 2.4 31 2.5 88 2.6 50
Cataloging:
Over 14 years experience 27.0 126 24.4 82 27.5 130 26.6 50
10 to 14 years experience 11.6 44 11.7 20 12.3 26 12.2 14
5 to 9 years experience 7.0 51 7.0 27 6.9 40 7.8 19
Under 5 years experience 3.0 32 2.3 25 2.7 27 2.8 13
Other:
Over 14 years experience 24.9 81 25.2 62 24.4 88 24.9 42
10 to 14 years experience 11.7 42 11.7 33 11.9 24 11.8 16
5 to 9 years experience 6.6 46 6.6 25 6.8 36 7.2 25
Under 5 years experience 2.7 52 2.6 25 2.9 40 2.4 18
All Positions 16.8 2,376 17.1 1,586 17.6 2,969 17.6 1,398
Excludes medical and law libraries.
( ) Indicates the number of ARL libraries in each category.
In 1995–1996 and earlier, the first column of this table reported staff over 124; in 1996–1998 over 120; in 1998–1999 over 115; and since
1999–2000, over 110.
No ARL library has fewer than 13 professional staff members.
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