Library Management for Beginners: Managing Personnel

The Library Management for Beginners series is a collection of courses designed for the new manager or those managers wanting a basic topic overview. The series is designed to serve as a primer to introduce key management and leadership topics to help managers succeed in their new roles.
 

This session on Managing Personnel is designed to help the first-time library manager gain a foundation to successful personnel management. Library personnel are one of the most valuable assets for information organizations. Library staff are key to the success of libraries through their job performance and presentation of their employers to their constituents. Managers are instrumental drivers in fostering, mentoring, and developing productive and fulfilled library staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the main challenges in personnel management
  • Demonstrate strategies to improve success during the hiring and interviewing process
  • Assess the benefits of the personnel review process
  • Identify methods for addressing and documenting disciplinary issues
  • Examine the importance of staff development, coaching, training, and continuing education

Target Audience:
New or experienced managers in any type of library

Prerequisites:
None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Students will participate in class discussion and complete individual assignments.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
Live Online System Requirements

Session Duration:
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor:  Jodie Borgerding - borgerding@amigos.org

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

March 27, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

Live Online

Phone: 800-843-8482
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Amigos Member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 70.00
Non-member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 105.00

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