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Friday, August 21 • 10:00am - 11:15am
SESSION 310 - Learning to Manage/Managing to Learn

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Although few archivists join the profession to become managers, many of us suddenly find ourselves in that position.  The presenters offer perspectives from a diverse set of experiences, expressing a common thread of “learning while doing.”  They share their experiences with managing staff, dealing with publicity and press, learning budget and project management, navigating change management, and implementing strategic planning.  This session includes practical tips and resources for obtaining management training while on the job. 

Griffin: "Interim": Expecting the Unexpected
Schaefer: Building a High-Performing Team Through Change Management
Sullivan: Reviving the Department While Learning to Manage
Yun: When Yes Means No: Asset-Based Planning and Team Management 



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Tamar Chute

University Archivist and Head of Archives, The Ohio State University
Tamar Chute is University Archivist and Head of Archives at Ohio State University. She manages the University Archives, Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program, and Ohio Congressional Archives. Tamar's research has focused on teaching with primary sources, outreach, and archival... Read More →
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Rosemary Pleva Flynn

Principal Librarian and Library & Information Services Team Lead, University of North Dakota
Rosemary Flynn is the Principal Librarian & Library & Information Services Team Lead, at the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. She is an active member of SAA and currently chairs the Dictionary Working Group.
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Sasha Griffin

University Archivist & Special Collections Librarian, Denison University
Sasha Griffin is the University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Previously, Sasha has held the positions of Interim College Archivist, Digital Archivist, and Project Cataloging Archivist at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Sasha... Read More →
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Sibyl Schaefer

Digital Preservation Analyst for Research Data Curation; Chronopolis Program Manager, UCSD
Sibyl Schaefer is the Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst for the University of California, San Diego. She has spent much of her career working with archival systems for arrangement, description, and preservation. She has been recognized as an Emerging Leader... Read More →
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Laura Sullivan

Digital Initiatives Archivist, Iowa State University
Laura Sullivan is the Digital Initiatives Archivist at Iowa State University Library’s Digital Scholarship and Initiatives Department, specializing in selecting items for the digital collections and conducting outreach. Previously, she worked in the Special Collections and University... Read More →
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Audra Eagle Yun

Head of Special Collections & Archives and University Archivist, University of California, Irvine
Audra Eagle Yun is Head of Special Collections & Archives at the University of California, Irvine, where she provides leadership and vision for a team of nine librarians and staff with emphases in University Archives, the Critical Theory Archive, the Southeast Asian Archive, and unique... Read More →

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am
Room 20 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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