LLAMA webinar identifies core competencies of assessment

For Immediate Release
Mon, 10/06/2014


Fred Reuland

Program Officer

Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)



CHICAGO Do you know what skills are needed to obtain or succeed in a library assessment position?  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) can help you find out.  LLAMA’s Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation Section (LLAMA-MAES) will present “Core Competencies for Librarians Engaged in Assessment,” at 1:30 - 3 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Oct. 29. 

This webinar will present research from the LLAMA-MAES Education Committee that provides a practical foundation for understanding core competencies in library assessment positions.  Trends in hiring for library assessment skills will be shared, as well as training needs identified through the research.  Resources for developing skills in the top 10 skill areas will be provided.

By the end of this webinar participants will:

  • be familiar with recent research on job descriptions related to library assessment;
  • learn about the top ten skill areas needed for positions with assessment responsibilities;
  • have a new template for creating jobs in library assessment.

Target audiences:  Librarians creating or hiring positions involving library assessment, anyone looking for a library position involving assessment and all those interested in developing skills in assessment.

Presenter:  Sue Erickson, director of the Hofheimer Library, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, Virginia

LLAMA member: $49
Non-LLAMA member $59
LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199
Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem!  If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

About the Library Leadership and Management Association
The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.