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Wednesday, November 2 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Alternative Careers for Librarians

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Registration Cost: $125 - Register on the Main Conference Registration Page

The library profession is changing quickly. Alternative Jobs for Librarians is a workshop aimed at mid-career librarians who would like to renew their careers within librarianship, but also those who would like to seek new challenges in other domains. The speakers will be people with relevant experience whose example and guidance can help the participants to accomplish their career goals.

This workshop is meant to benefit those librarians interested in career changes and will include a panel of librarians, vendors, and publishers whose perspectives and experiences will supply practical advice on career changes.

Speakers
avatar for Jill Heinze

Jill Heinze

Director, User Experience, University of Virginia
Jill is the Director of User Experience at UVA Library where she manages a team of web developers and user researchers to nurture positive user relationships in both physical and virtual environments. She began her library career as the Undergraduate Services Coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). While there, she became an invited speaker and writer on the topic of library marketing, earning recognition as a Library Journal Mover... Read More →
avatar for Matthew Ismail

Matthew Ismail

Director of Collection Development, Central Michigan University
Matthew is currently Director of Collection Development at Central Michigan University. He worked at the American University in Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, from 1999 to 2006 and at the American University in Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, from 2006 to 2011. Matthew is on the Editorial Board of Charleston Insights in Library, Archival, and Information Sciences, and is working with Katina Strauch and Tom Gilson on another publishing project... Read More →
avatar for Elisabeth Leonard

Elisabeth Leonard

Senior Field Editor, SAGE Publications


Wednesday November 2, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Rutledge Room, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403