• Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Presenters
    • Cheryl Beredo, Kheel Center Director, Cornell University
    • Jade Alburo, Librarian for Southeast Asian and Pacific Islands Studies, UCLA
    • Tessa Dover, PhD student, Self & Social Identity Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • April Hathcock, Scholarly Communications Librarian, New York University Libraries
    • Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
  • Description

    This roundtable will facilitate a constructive conversation about the challenges and opportunities in our profession’s attempts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. Panelists and audience members will discuss the issues involved, successes, and shortcomings in work at organizational, inter-institutional, and national levels. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about diversity initiatives in different contexts, discuss the merits of different approaches, and develop an understanding of what a successful program might look like in their context.

  • Format
  • Track
    • Personnel, Management, and Organization