Appendix B

Areas of Responsibility

Areas of responsibility concerning the conduct of the external review of the library are as follows.

University Librarian

  • consult with directors on composition of Quality Management Group
  • consult with directors on review panel membership and gain approval of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning)
  • receive review report
  • consult with directors and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning) on implementation plan
  • report major issues or findings to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning)
  • report major issues or findings to relevant university and faculty committees
  • send copy of review report to CHEQ
  • consult with directors and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning) on progress of implementation plan
  • report to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning) on major findings, issues, implementation progress

Directors

  • consult with University Librarian on membership of Quality Management Group
  • consult with University Librarian on membership of review panel
  • consult with University Librarian on implementation plan
  • consult with University Librarian on implementation progress

Chair of Review Panel

  • consult with University Librarian on augmenting review panel if necessary
  • following receipt of self review document, coordinate requests for extra information from panel members
  • consult with University Librarian on review panel visit program
  • facilitate and lead the review panel visit
  • coordinate drafting of the review panel report
  • ensure receipt of review panel report by University Librarian within two months of panel visit

Review Panel Members

  • participate fully in review process and assist chair wherever possible
  • following receipt of self review document, request additional information, if necessary
  • assist in drafting review panel report

Review Panel Secretary

  • publicise review
  • call for submissions
  • take notes during review panel visit meetings
  • organise support for review panel
  • play central role in drafting review report

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning)

  •  determine and publicise schedule of reviews
  • approve review panel membership
  • consult with University Librarian on development and progress of implementation plan
  • establish patterns and trends in review reports
  • determine implications, findings and lessons of university-wide importance
  • bring general issues and concerns to attention of university committees and bodies

Vice-Chancellor

  •  monitor progress made on general issues and concerns identified by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Planning)