The Search Committee: An Effective Approach to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Library Recruiting (B3)

Date + Time: Sunday, July 14, 2019: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Speakers: Christopher Bloodworth, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Lisa Goodman, Yale Law School – Lillian Goldman Law Library; Michele Villagran, School of Information San José State University

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Have you noticed that every pool of job candidates that comes to interview with your organization fits a certain mold or type? Are you looking for ways to think differently about how to encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply for your open position? Then this session is for you. Library administrators, hiring managers, librarians, and diversity and inclusion coordinators who have served on search committees will discuss methods and strategies for assembling a diverse and inclusive search committee. Learn how to develop and execute committee goals that emphasize recruitment and retention of new hires from diverse groups to your organization and the law library profession.

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