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CUNY libraries statistics 2014-2015 (Archive)

A guide to assist CUNY libraries with the ACRL and IPEDS surveys

Staffing Types, FTEs and Expenses Lines 1-9

1. Librarians

Any Librarian, full-time or adjunct, with a title of Lecturer, Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Include the Chief Librarian. Base FTE on a 35-hour week.  
Example: Two adjuncts working 52.5 hours a week equal 1.5 FTE.

2. Other Professional Staff

HEOs and CLTs, full-time or adjunct, in the Library. Base FTE on a 35-hour week.   
Example: Two adjunct CLTs working 52.5 hours a week equal 1.5 FTE.

3. Sums automatically for you

4. All other paid staff.

COAs, Gittlesons, ISAs, IT support assistants, and CAs who are NOT CUNY students. Base FTE on a 35-hour week.

5. Student assistants 

Student Assistants are work-study students, student aides,and CAs who *are currently* CUNY students. Base FTE on a 35-hour week.   
Example: Five college assistants working seven hours a week are 1 FTE.

6. Sums automatically for you

7. Number of hours to work per week to be considered "full time"
at the institution  


8. Are staff fringe benefits paid from the library budget?  


9. Staff fringe benefits IF paid from the library budget 

N/A for all Libraries