HOBART: Interview Techniques Workshop

Gain an insight into the Interview Techniques required to access the 3 biggest employment sectors for librarians in the state: Public Libraries: From LINC Tasmania, we have Jane McGregor who has over 23 years experience in the area of Library and Information Services, working in areas such as Technical Services, Systems, Collection Development, Reference and Client Services in both public and academic libraries in Tasmania. Jane is a qualified Library Technician and Librarian and a member of ALIA. Interests include client’s needs, recruitment and use of new technologies to enhance service delivery. School Libraries: From Hutchins School, we have Jill Abell who has a background in teacher librarianship, systems and software project management.  She has worked in government schools, colleges and curriculum and ICT consultancies prior to the current appointment. Interested in the effective implementation of educational change, Jill’s strategic ICT planning goal has been to enable a high performance learning organisation with fast, secure and reliable communications.  She is a member of the library associations and takes an equally active role in the professional learning communities of national educational associations. University Libraries: From UTAS, we have Christine Evans who, for over a 20 year career to-date, has worked in public libraries, special libraries and higher education libraries in the north and south of Tasmania.  Since 2004, Chris has been Science Librarian at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). In addition to managing the branch library, this position includes the role of a Liaison Librarian and the provision of Library-wide leadership to colleagues in their support of UTAS researchers. Initially, a short session on Selection Criteria will be covered with the main subject of Interview Techniques to follow. This will be the most comprehensive information and interactive session yet held for the New Grads Group (Tas) and will run for a period of 4 hours. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain a personal insight into how the library sectors of Tasmania work! Details Date:                   30 June 2012 (Saturday) Time:                   1.00 – 5.00pm Cost:                   $10 (ALIA members);  $15 (non-ALIA members) Venue:                Guilford Young College Boardroom – Hobart Campus (directions will be given to RSVPs) RSVP:                by 17th June 2012 to alianewgradstas@gmail.com *Light refreshments provided* *Minimum of 12 RSVPs required to make this event possible*

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