Staff Management

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This section on WebJunction is dedicated to helping libraries with all aspects of staff management. Whether you are working in a small library or large one, the chances are good that you have to deal with paid staff, volunteers, or outside consultants that work on special projects. Find a variety of resources including job description examples, resources on diversity in the workplace and tools for implementing mentoring opportunities for your staff.

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Areas for Learning through Mentoring Relationships

 Document / Last Modified: 14 March 2017

Within our changing library landscape there are numerous competencies which can be exchanged and improved through a mentoring relationship. Here's a list to get you started as you assess which new skills you may learn as well as expertise or knowledg...

Mentoring: Leadership as a Subversive Activity

 Document / Last Modified: 10 March 2017

This article explores how mentoring in libraries can serve to build leadership by integrating learning into the structure of our work and through the development of supportive relationships, and learning organizations.

Skills for the Everyday Leader

 Webinar / Last Modified: 13 December 2016

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on April 4, 2012 by Edra Waterman on learning effective leadership skills.