When: July 10 – August 20, 2023 (6 weeks)
Where: Online & Asynchronous (see more info)
Cost: $250 (Register 2 weeks early for 10% off)
CE Credit: 2.0 CEUs/20 LEUs
Alternative Payment and Cancellation Policy
Questions? Email the CE Team
Part-time staff are often on the front line of library services. Whether you manage student employees, part-time LTEs, or permanent part-time staff – supporting and supervising part-time personnel takes extra consideration. When an employee isn’t in the office every day it can lead to unintentional communication and training gaps and sometimes even a harmful sense of exclusion.
This course explores how we can be strategic as supervisors and colleagues of part-time staff to engage, motivate, and empower all employees on our team. Discover practical strategies based in structural empowerment theory to create a culture that encourages employees across all levels to be change-agents at your organization. By examining ingrained institutional rituals – everything from emails to meetings to evaluations – we can develop more inclusive practices that address the unique needs and concerns of part-time staff.
- Individual and structural empowerment
- Inclusive communication practices
- Effective training and assessment strategies
- Creating opportunities for professional development and advancement
- Access to formal & informal power across organizational hierarchies
Ashley McHose is the Library Manager at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, WI. She has supervised part-time staff for the past eight years at various academic and public libraries in the US and Canada. She has a passion for understanding how employees curate inclusive and engaging environments and how institutions can break down barriers to workplace satisfaction, efficiency, and success.