Diversity and Library Staff Recruitment Practices (Part 1 of 2)

Aug 20, 2019 12:00pm -
Aug 20, 2019 01:00pm

Event Description

Diversity and Library Staff Recruitment Practices (Part 1 of 2)​
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Non members in Florida please contact training@seflin.org to register

About this Session:
This session will take a systems-approach to library staff diversity and specifically examine: (1)  Defining and building an understanding of surface versus deep-level diversity; (2) Addressing systemic barriers to entry, and taking a critical look at our assessment tools like recruitment practices, interview guides and testing mechanisms; (3) Criteria and assessment of diversity initiatives, and (4) Managing diversity initiatives. 
Learning Goals:
-What does leveraging difference and plurality in our spaces of work truly mean?
-Designing recruitment practices that increase representation.
-Measuring success through hard data.

About the Presenter:
Amanda Fernandez, MI, MBA, is a social entrepreneur and the founder of Inclusifyy.  Amanda is dedicated to supporting libraries and municipalities build a diverse workforce, and a culture of equity and inclusion. 

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on May 05, 2019.
Regular registration starts on May 06, 2019 and ends on May 20, 2019.
Late registration starts on May 21, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)