495 Metro Pl S
Dublin, OH 43017
This is a hybrid event. Participants can attend in person at the OLC office in Dublin (Northwest Columbus) or online with the same access to workshop content. You can attend the entire series or choose the workshop(s) you would like to attend.
Register at my OLC | Registration Deadline: 6/23/22
Entire Workshop Series: Member: $385* | Non-member: $770
Workshop 2 ONLY: Member: $110* | Non-member: $220
*OLC Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.
The transition to a new management role can be challenging even for experienced and highly-skilled employees. The OLC’s New Directors Workshop Series is created specifically for new and aspiring library directors who want to develop their management skills, confidence and effectiveness. This comprehensive leadership training will cover proven techniques and powerful strategies for success in your new role. The program will be delivered through four workshops; each focusing on a specific area of education. You can attend the entire series or choose the workshop(s) you would like to attend.
Who Should Attend: Library directors with less than three years of experience as a director, interim or acting directors, or library staff with management and/or administrative experience who aspire to become a library director.
- Electronic handouts provided by the instructors.
- Access to workshop recordings for up to 30 days following event.
- Free digital copy of the OLC publication, Ohio Public Library Administrator’s Handbook.
Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this workshop series counts as 20 hours (5 hours per workshop).
Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies addressed: Leadership; Laws; Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Personnel Management
Workshop 2 Agenda: Legal and Human Resources
9:30 a.m. | Registration / Join the Zoom Classroom
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. | Legal Issues Affecting Your Library
Presenter: Jason Elvers, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, and OLC Legal Counsel
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | The Importance of Diversity in Public Libraries
Presenter: Kacie Armstrong, Director, Euclid Public Library and Member of OLC’s Board of Directors
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Staying Legal: Human Resource Matters
Presenter: Benjamin A. Shepler, Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
3:00 p.m. | Adjourn