Mosaic Program Selection Committee (Affiliated Group)

I. Purpose

The Mosaic Program Selection Committee is responsible for reviewing applications and selecting each cohort of Mosaic Scholars (five individuals in each of three years).

II. Selection, Size, and Length of Term

The Selection Committee comprises five individuals. Following an open call for participation, the SAA Vice President/President-Elect will appoint to the Committee three SAA members of varying levels of experience within the profession. The Association of Research Libraries will appoint two individuals to the Committee. The chair of the Selection Committee will also serve as a member of the Mosaic Program Advisory Group. All appointments are effective from July 1, 2013, through May 31, 2016.

III. Reporting Procedures

The Selection Committee will submit periodic reports to the Mosaic Program Advisory Group and Project Director on a schedule that ensures that applicants receive prompt notification and all grant reporting requirements are fulfilled.

IV. Duties and Responsibilities

Selection Committee members will contribute their time and perform all functions as extra-professional activities.

The Selection Committee will:

  • Review the applications received in response to the call for applicants issued for each cohort (2013, 2014, and 2015) based on selection criteria established by the Mosaic Program Advisory Group within the parameters outlined in the grant application.

  • Provide timely reports of its decisions to ensure that all applicants receive prompt notification.

V. Meetings

The Selection Committee will accomplish its work via email, conference call, and/or other electronic means.