[Libs-Or] [Live Webinar] Applying for a Library Job - Don't Do This!

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Wed Aug 21 14:29:59 PDT 2013

Fall 2013 Colloquium Series Launches with Career Webinar


Today is the first day of classes for the students and faculty members at
the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
(SJSU SLIS). The start of the fall 2013 semester marks a new lineup of free
webinars <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/about-slis/colloquia/Fall%202013> ,
featuring thought leaders in the LIS community. All webinars are open to the
public and recorded for viewing on-demand
<http://www.youtube.com/user/sjsuslis?ob=0&feature=results_main> .


The premiere webinar for the fall 2013 semester is part of the information
school's Career Colloquium
reer-colloquia>  series. If you or someone you know is job searching, this
webinar will give you the ins and outs of applying for a library job.
Session details follow:


*	Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
*	Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time
*	Location: Online via Blackboard Collaborate
*	Live Link: http://bit.ly/SJSUSLIScareerwebinar
*	Session Title: Applying for a Library Job - Don't Do This! [Career
*	Presented by: Angie Miraflor, Initiatives Manager, San Jose Public
Library; Katie DuPraw, Access Services Manager, San Jose Public Library;
Sandra Stewart, Acting Division Manager, San Jose Public Library
*	Abstract: Hiring managers from the San Jose Public Library will talk
about their most recent recruitment for a Librarian 1. Of the more than 200
applications submitted, 50% didn't meet the minimum qualifications, and 75%
didn't answer the supplemental questions appropriately. Don't let this be
you. Come to this session and find out what you should do when applying for
jobs. Our guest speakers will tell you what they are looking for in
applicants and provide guidance on how to answer supplemental questions. Be
one of the successful candidates and make it to the interview stage.


The information school's colloquium series is conveniently held online via
the web conferencing program Blackboard Collaborate. If you are unfamiliar
with Blackboard Collaborate, a tutorial is available, as well as a Quick
Reference Guide. Please see: Guide to Using Collaborate
aborate/blackboard-collaborate-web-conferencing> .


Please help spread the word about this FREE webinar and be sure to attend on
Wednesday, August 28. More information about the colloquium series can be
found at: http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/about-slis/colloquia



The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
(SJSU SLIS) is a recognized leader in online learning and is a member of the
Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) and Quality Matters. In 2012, the information
school's online programs received a score in the exemplary range according
to the Sloan-C Quality Scorecard
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/about-slis/scorecard>  for the Administration of
Online Education Programs.


SJSU SLIS prepares individuals for professional careers in the information
profession. The information school offers the following online educational
programs <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/prospective-students/choose-your-program>


*	Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
*	Teacher Librarian Program
*	Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA)
*	Post-Master's Certificate in Library and Information Science
*	San Jose Gateway PhD Program


For more information about the nationally ranked school, please visit:

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