Middle Management Discussion Group

Community of Practice: Library Organization and Management

Charge: To provide a forum to examine and encourage the study of library administration, especially on the middle management level, and to encourage the improvement of such management in libraries.

Roster

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Two Discussion Groups a year, one at Midwinter and one at Annual

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Four hours a year - two to work with staff on conference scheduling and two to lead the group meetings

Desired skills, knowledge, experience:

  • Interest or experience with library middle management
  • Small group facilitation skills

Staff contact and role:

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Communication support, discussion group scheduling, etc.

Resources available:

  • Support from community leaders
  • Virtual meeting support
  • ALA Connect