Bronwyn’s Library Blog

Moving into Supervision. Supervisory Skills for library technicians and/or newly qualified professionals

Posted by bronwynr on April 24, 2009

ALIA and ScHARR (University of Sheffield, UK) bring you a fabulous new online course

Moving into Supervision


Supervisory Skills for library technicians and/or newly qualified professionals

Invest in your career and develop or upgrade your supervisory skills. In this course new information professionals & library technicians will gain an understanding and appreciation for key principles and methods of effective supervision of staff in any type of library or information service.

At the end of this course, participants will:

· Understand the characteristics of effective supervision as it specifically relates to library and information services.

· Identify and utilise specific techniques when supervising the performance and personal development of staff within their own library or information context.

· Describe the main processes required for interviewing, setting performance goals, and evaluating staff performance.

· Develop personal strategies to enable them to plan effectively, manage time, direct, train and motivate staff.

· Engage with fellow participants in discussing issues connected with the supervision of library and information service staff.

When

Monday 1st June – Friday 17th July 2009

Cost

$220 for ALIA members

$300 for non-members

Registration

Registration form is available at http://www.alia.org.au/education/pd/workshops/pdfs/MOVES.Registration.form.pdf

More information

Course objectives http://www.alia.org.au/education/pd/workshops/pdfs/Web.COURSE.OBJECTIVES.MOVES.pdf

FOLIOz FAQs http://www.alia.org.au/education/pd/workshops/pdfs/FAQ.2009.pdf

For more details contact Judy Brooker on 1800 020 071 or email judy.brooker@alia.org.au ALIA Professional Development and Careers Manager or visit http://www.alia.org.au/education/pd/workshops/

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