LLAMA webinar identifies core competencies of assessment

Do you know what skills are needed to obtain or succeed in a library assessment position? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) can help you find out. LLAMA’s Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation Section (LLAMA-MAES) will present “Core Competencies for Librarians Engaged in Assessment,” on Wed., Oct. 29, at 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Central time).

This webinar will present research from the LLAMA-MAES Education Committee that provides a practical foundation for understanding core competencies in library assessment positions.  Trends in hiring for library assessment skills will be shared, as well as training needs identified through the research.  Resources for developing skills in the top ten skill areas will be provided.

By the end of this webinar participants will:

  • Be familiar with recent research on job descriptions related to library assessment.
  • Learn about the top ten skill areas needed for positions with assessment responsibilities.
  • Have a new template for creating jobs in library assessment.

Target audiences: Librarians creating or hiring positions involving library assessment, anyone looking for a library position involving assessment, and all those interested in developing skills in assessment.

Presenter: Sue Erickson is the Director of the Hofheimer Library at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, Virginia.

Fees: LLAMA member: $49 Non-LLAMA member $59 LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199 Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem!  If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

About the Library Leadership and Management Association The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.

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