Library Director Bootcamp: Getting the Skills You Need Workshop
A 3-part workshop, each session runs 90 minutes on Mondays, September 16, 23, and 30, 2019, each starting at 1:30 Central.
So you’ve finally made it—you’re a library director…now what? You can learn about management, but it’s hard to find a library school course that teaches you how to be a boss. This workshop is a primer on how to be a library director provided over three sessions that dive into key topics necessary to run a library. Covering library finances, trustee and director roles, relationships, personnel, legal issues, building upkeep, and the different types of insurance needed, these webinars will offer core competencies for every director. Learn how to stay organized and set yourself up for success in each area with practical tips and checklists woven throughout the sessions.
Whether you have just become a director, want to be a director someday, or have been a director for a number of years, this workshop will answer the questions you might not have known to ask while increasing your understanding of the key topics needed to run a library.
Build a Great Team Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:30 Central.
If you want a great library, you need a great team! In this workshop, Catherine Hakala-Ausperk—librarian, speaker, consultant, and author of Build a Great Team: One Year to Success—will show you how to get started. You’ll learn how to support and develop staff you already have and gain techniques to hire right in the future. Whether you’re a brand new supervisor or a long-time leader looking for a refresher, this workshop will help you enhance your management skills and provide you with valuable tips on how to be a great boss of a great team.