University of Wisconsin–Madison

Personnel Management

In almost every library, personnel costs make up a sizable part of the budget, and the quality of your library’s service is determined largely by the quality of your staff.   This course offers a foundation for successful management of this most valuable asset.

At a glance

When: Nov 1 – Dec 12, 2021

Where: Online

Cost: $250 (10% discount if you register 2 weeks before the start date)

CE Credit: 1.8 CEUs/18 LEUs

Program: #305522

Questions? Contact Meredith Lowe or Anna Palmer

Register online

Due to the continuation of remote work, please use the online registration option. If you need alternate arrangements, email Anna Palmer, or Meredith Lowe, Alternate registration options may result in delays.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Course description


  • Hiring:  job descriptions, recruitment, interviewing
  • Orientation, continuing education, training
  • Personnel policies
  • Evaluation, assessment, performance appraisals
  • Coaching, motivation
  • Discipline and Termination
  • Legal issues in hiring and employment

Instructor: Lacey Partlow is the assistant director at the Papillion (NE) Public Library.