We can make it better: Removing inequities and increasing compassion in academic hiring

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Conference Proceeding

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Publication Title

Association of College and Research Libraries 2021


The hiring process for academic librarians is notoriously long, complex, and challenging. In many cases, it includes added disadvantages for candidates whose identities are already underrepresented in the profession. This panel will address problems and solutions in academic hiring, from communication to recruitment to the interview process itself. Specific attention will be given to accessibility and transgender inclusion. The panel will include concrete strategies that will help you improve the process and the overall experience for your institution and your candidates.


Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Library and Information Science

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