Difference between revisions of "Harold B. Lee Library. Staff Development Office"

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Associated unit: [[associated with::Harold B. Lee Library. Collection Development and Technical Services Division]] ([[date::2002]]-[[date::2003]])
 
Associated unit: [[associated with::Harold B. Lee Library. Collection Development and Technical Services Division]] ([[date::2002]]-[[date::2003]])
 
Associated unit: [[associated with::Harold B. Lee Library. Public Services Division]] ([[date::1996]]-[[date::2003]])
 
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Latest revision as of 01:44, 1 January 2013

The Staff Development Office was created in 1996. It was abolished in 2003 following the creation of the Human Resources/Training dept. and the reformatting of the Associate University Librarian position to include new faculty mentoring duties. Terry Dahlin was the Staff Development Officer.

Description

Established: 1996

Abolished: 2003

Location: Provo, Utah (1996-2003)

Functions

The Staff Development Office planned and carried out workshops and conferences for faculty, staff, and students on a variety of topics including leadership management training, effective communication, technology training, and other technical skills training. The Office also carried out annual evaluations for faculty and staff, created job descriptions, developed a program of reporting and accountability for professional and business travel, and dealt with instances of sexual harassment. It worked closely with Collection Development, Reference Services, the Administrative Council, and subject specialists and librarians on all issues dealing with training, protocol, and human resources.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Staff Development Office was under the direction of a Staff Development Officer who reported to the University Deputy Librarian/Associate University Librarian.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Harold B. Lee Library (1996-2003)

Associated unit: Harold B. Lee Library. Collection Development and Public Services Division (1996-2002)

Associated unit: Harold B. Lee Library. Collection Development and Technical Services Division (2002-2003)

Sources

UA 1015 “Harold B. Lee Library Annual Report Sept. 1, 1996 - Aug. 31, 1997” Box 2, Fol. 9, p. 22 (“Terry Dahlin’s department chair position was dissolved and his faculty position was transferred to the library administration. He became the library’s Staff Development Officer)

UA 1015 “Harold B. Lee Library Annual Report Sept. 1, 1998 - Aug. 31, 1999” Box 2, Fol. 10, p. 26, (planned and carried out 51 workshops and conferences; BYU Faculty Center series; played major role in leadership and management training to help library dept. chairs and supervisors fulfill their responsibilities; annual evaluations for faculty and staff, creating job descriptions, dealing with sexual harassment, and communicating effectively; worked with Collection Development Leadership Team in facilitating work on a mission statement and expectations for subject specialists; collaborated with Reference Services; trained employees on technical computer skills), p. 27 (Office developed program of reporting and accountability for professional and business travel; worked with Administrative Council), p. 29 (“Maralyn Harmston and her position were transferred from the Staff Development Office to the Library Instruction and Information Literacy Department in the summer of 1999”)

UA 1015 “Harold B. Lee Library Annual Report Summary Sept. 1, 2001 - Aug. 31, 2004” Box 2, Fol. 13, p. 2 (In 2003, the Staff Development Office [responsible for mentoring and training, among other things] closes as Terry Dahlin gets promoted to AUL of Public Services Division and Quinn Galbraith and Erva Reiske are hired on to the new Human Resources/Training Dept., Erva as coordinator and Quinn as Training and Development Manager, thus shifting staff training to that department; Julene Butler was promoted to Associate University Librarian and assumed responsibility for new faculty mentoring)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2012-00070

Creator: ARC