Basic Webinar: Training Needs for Middle Managers in Academic Libraries

CHICAGOJoin Core on Wednesday, September 28 at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Training Needs of Middle Managers in Academic Libraries”. This webinar, aimed at managers, deans and directors of university libraries, will discuss the training and support of middle managers received when they were new to their position as well as the training they would have liked to have received, based on twenty interviews with current middle managers. Two experienced university library administrators will talk about the range of experiences these middle managers have with onboarding, training, and professional development, and share our ideas for improving the experiences of new middle managers. They will also give time for members of the public to share their own experiences. By the end of the webinar, attendees will understand the range of opportunities their fellow middle managers have experienced, be able to contextualize their own level of training within this continuum, and learn what opportunities they could advocate on their behalf or on behalf of managers they supervise.

Training needs of middle managers in university libraries
Live webinar: Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CT

Amy Harris Houk, Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Ginger H. Williams, Dean of Library Services, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Registration fees:
Main member: $57.67
ALA Member: $71.10
Non-member: $79.00

How can I buy a group registration?

You can register a group by specifying the number of people who will access the webinar during checkout. We offer webinar discounts based on the number of registrations you specify at checkout. If you are a Core member, you can purchase seats for yourself and your colleagues at the Core discount rate; ALA’s new online learning store lets you extend Prime Member savings with colleagues at your institution.

Can’t attend the live event? No problem! All registrants will receive a link to the recorded session for later viewing at their convenience.

Register on line or by phone at 1-800-545-2433 (press 1 to reach our customer service representatives).

For questions or comments regarding Core webinars, please contact Core CE staff at [email protected]

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