ACRL Membership Webcast: So You Want to be an Academic Librarian: Academic Librarianship and the Hiring Process

Join ACRL on Thursday, February 21, for a free webcast So You Want to be an Academic Librarian: Academic Librarianship and the Hiring Process. The webcast will be held from 12:00  – 1:00 PM (Eastern) | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Central) | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Mountain) | 9:00 AM-10:00 PM (Pacific).

The ACRL Membership Committee is sponsoring a one-hour interactive webcast for students who are interested in learning more about what academic librarianship is, the types of academic libraries and librarians, and how to decode a job ad, along with the application, interview, and negotiation processes.

The webcast features Steven Bell, Associate University Librarian, Temple University, and Melanie Hawks, Human Resources Manager, Marriott Library, University of Utah. Rachel Minkin, Head of Reference Services, Michigan State University will moderate the presentation.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding what academic librarianship is as well as the different types of academic libraries and trends in job specialization.
  • Understanding how to a job ad is constructed.
  • Understanding how the application, interview, and negotiation processes work in academic libraries.
  • Additional resources for further exploration.

Sponsor: ACRL Membership Committee

Contact Mary Jane Petrowski (mpetrowski@ala.org) with questions.