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BEGINNING LIBRARIAN – Persons hired in the last six months for full-time work, but no professional experience after receiving the degree.
LIBRARIANS WHO DO NOT SUPERVISE – Persons who were not reported earlier and who do not have supervisory responsibilities.
MANAGER / SUPERVISOR OF SUPPORT STAFF – Persons who supervise support staff in any part of the library but do not supervise professional
DEPARTMENT HEAD / COORDINATOR / SENIOR MANAGER – Persons who
supervise one or more professional librarians.
DEPUTY / ASSOCIATE / ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – Persons who report to the Director and manage major aspects of the library operation (e.g., technical services, public services, collection development, systems/automation).
DIRECTOR/DEAN/CHIEF OFFICER – Chief officer of the library or library
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