Administration Job Duties

Kathy M. Crowe, Interim Dean of University Libraries

  • Provides leadership and management for the University Libraries advancing the University Libraries' role in the educational, service and research missions of the University
  • Member of the Academic Affairs Deans Council
  • Member of The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition(SPARC)Steering Committee
  • Friends of the Library, Executive Committee

Beth R. Bernhardt, Assistant Dean for Collection Management and Scholarly Communications

  • Provides leadership and supervision of the Acquisitions and Cataloging departments
  • Provides supervision for the selection and management of collections, including the collections budget
  • Provides leadership and coordinates collection development activities
  • Educates the campus about Scholarly Communications issues and services

Tim Bucknall, Assistant Dean for Electronic Resources and Information Technology

  • Provides leadership and supervision for the Electronic Resources and Information Technologies Department
  • Coordinates the Libraries' IT strategy, planning, budgeting, and implementation
  • Leads and coordinates the Carolina Consortium
  • Member of several NC LIVE committees

Kathy M. Crowe, Associate Dean for Public Services

  • Responsible for all public services including Research, Outreach, and Instruction, Access Services and the Harold Schiffman Music Library
  • Expanding the outreach program to Student Services and Student Affairs groups
  • Working with Reference and Instrutional Services to expand information literacy in the curriculum and assess it
  • Developing an assessment plan for the Libraries

Mike Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services

  • Oversees administration of budgets, human resources and facilities
  • Organizes and addresses space and remodeling issues
  • Chair, Diversity Resident Advisory Committee
  • Member of campus Institutional Effectiveness Committee

Barry K. Miller, Director of Communications and External Relations

  • Organizing and Planning Events
  • Friends of the UNCG Libraries liaison
  • External communications contact
  • Development Office contact

Robin M. Paschal, Administrative Support Associate

  • Event planning activities
  • Data input for financial activities
  • Manage travel related activities
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Maintain org charts, phone lists and routing slips
  • Report maintenance and facility issues

[currently vacant], Executive Assistance to the Dean

  • Maintains excutive adminstrative schedule
  • Coordinates library meetings and events
  • Supports Library Staff Association and other organizations
  • Supports administrative activities of Dean and Associate Dean

Karen M. Ward, Business Officer

  • Operate and manage budgets and endowed/trust funds including payroll
  • Supervise Adminstrative Office
  • Campus liaison for Banner fin and HR
  • Assist with facility maintenance and renovation projects
  • Back-up for HR policies and procedures