Special Libraries Association
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Advisor: Rebecca Vargha, SILS Librarian, 2006-07 SLA President, Email
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The President's duties shall include, but not be limited to, coordinating meetings, representing the association before University officials and coordinating activities with the Information and Library Science Student Association (ILSSA), especially as regards duplication of effort and scheduling. Leads in the planning of field trips and activities, and must be willing to approach special librarians from the area to plan trips or talks. Interacts with the Student and Academic Relations Committee and the representatives of NC-SLA for special projects, awareness activities, publication efforts, etc. Takes care of Annual and Semi-Annual Reports to the National Chapter, and files forms with student government for organizational funding and recognition.
The Vice-President's duties shall include, but not be limited to, assisting the president, maintaining and encouraging faculty interest and maintaining contact with the national Special Libraries Association. Makes announcements for activities and helps coordinate logistical plans for activities.
The Secretary's duties shall include, but not be limited to, responsibility for minutes of Membership and Executive Committee meetings, forwarding an electronic copy of minutes to the faculty advisor within one week of each meeting, and correspondence (thank you notes, invitations, etc. to special librarians and speakers). Maintains the SLA Chapter bulletin board, and keeps accurate and current membership rosters. Keeps files in order, and assists with planning and ideas for trips/projects. Checks the SLA email account for correspondence.
The Treasurer's duties shall include, but not be limited to, managing finances and fund-raising. Records monetary transactions, keeps track of receipts and assists with planning and ideas for trips/projects.
The Webmaster's duties shall include, but not be limited to, site design and accuracy, updating the web site with current and upcoming projects and events (both internal and external), contact information, and relevant external web sites and associations.
The SLA was created to allow librarians in specialized disciplines and non-traditional careers to share advice and network. With the growing diversity of library positions, the SLA encompasses a wide variety of careers.