Administration - Happily Ever After: From Interview to Action...Board-Director Relationships that Work!

Catherine Hakala-Ausperk came to Montana – online – to share her expert training for public library boards.

You may access the full course online: Click on the links below.

January 27th, 2014 A PERFECT MATCH (1 hr 15 min) - Before beginning a search for Library Director, it’s important to know for whom you are searching! Exercises will help identify characteristics matching library and community needs.

February 3rd, 2014 THE SEARCH BEGINS (1 hr 27 min) - Discussions, activities surrounding writing the job ad, reviewing candidates, selecting interviewees, creating great questions and conducting the interview.

February 10th, 2014 THE CHOICE (1 hr 21 min) - How to actually hire, from reference checking to negotiations, salary and perks, to staff and community orientation.

February 17th, 2014 FUTURE SUCCESS (1 hr 25 min) - Sustaining an excellent employee is just as important for directors! This section to cover establishing expectations (from communication channels to goals), clarifying roles, resolving challenges, motivation and ongoing development.