Salary Negotiation: The Ins, Outs, and In Between Webinar to be held May 13, 2021

For Immediate Release
Tue, 05/04/2021


Beatrice Calvin

Manager, Professional Development



The American Library Association – Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) Salaries and Status of Library Workers (SSLW) Committee invites you to a webinar about salary negotiation on May 13, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (Central). Register now, as space is limited.


In order to be paid what you are worth, and what the markets dictate, you need to know how salary decisions are made, what compensation packages consist of, and how to highlight your strengths. Join us for this session as we discuss these topics and talk real numbers. We will also discuss the difference and benefits of collective bargaining compared to individual salary negotiations, and how collective bargaining affects pay equity and equality. If you want to be prepared for your next job offer, or your next promotion, be sure to attend this interactive session.



Jane Billinger is a Labor Economist with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). In this role, Jane advocates for improved wages and workplace conditions for library and museum workers across the United States. Jane received her Master of Library Science and Certificate in Archival Studies at Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management.

Shaureece Park (she/her) has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources in a variety of industries and across various HR functions including recruitment. She is the Director of Library Administrative Services at the University of North Texas Libraries. In this role she oversees all aspects of the employee lifecycle including efforts to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. As part of that she oversees the hiring process and handles job offers and salary negotiations. She received her MBA from the University of North Texas.


Join us on May 13, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (Central) to discover the details that will help you in your next job offer or in your next promotion. Register now, as space is limited.