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Thursday, April 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
An Inside Look at the Library Hiring Process

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This panel presentation is designed to provide a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in the library hiring process to help make the process more transparent. The panel members will include representatives from various public libraries, small private university libraries, community college libraries, and large public universities. Discussion items will include - how long does it take to hire someone? what does "entry level" really mean? what are typical interview questions? Tips for writing successful cover letters, and more. This session will be relevant for library school students and library workers looking to transition to a different library.


Maureen Cole

Library Director, Oregon City Public Library
Maureen Cole just started her 8th year as Oregon City Public Library's Director and celebrated the completion of a 17,000 square expansion to and renovation of Oregon City's 103 year old Carnegie Library. Prior to that, she worked at the Eugene Public Library and Kellenberger Library... Read More →
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Hannah Gascho Rempel

Science Librarian & Graduate Student Services Coordinator, Oregon State University Libraries
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Steve Silver

Director of Kellenberger Library, Assistant Professor, Northwest Christian University
Very interested in intellectual freedom issues. Also very interested in the history of the English-language Bible and in talking about and presenting from NCU's significant collection of rare, early printed English Bibles. Happy to talk about issues of Christian faith as they intersect... Read More →
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Janet Tapper

University Librarian, University of Western States
I am always happy to talk with librarians about what service means to our profession.


Thursday April 21, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Sisters, Room C