Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians Seeking Applicants

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

July 9, 2016

(via ACRL)

The Harvard Institutes for Higher Education annual Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians program, led by leading faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), details important leadership concepts and applies them to the practical challenges of leading and managing the contemporary academic library. The curriculum addresses three areas — planning, organizational strategy and change, and transformational learning — with an overarching goal of increasing your leadership and management capacity.

The 2016 program, to be held July 31 to August 5, provides the tools and insight needed to improve your leadership effectiveness and help your library respond to a rapidly shifting competitive landscape. Program faculty include Joseph Zolner, Lecturer on Education and Senior Director of the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education at HGSE. As HIHE Director, he is responsible for the quality, relevance and variety of professional development programs offered by HGSE for the higher education community. Previously, Zolner served as Director of the Graduate Management Institute at Union College and Director of the Graduate School of Business Administration at Northeastern University.

Application information is available on the program website and ACRL members receive a special program tuition. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this program, which has been called a “transformational experience” by past attendees.

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