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Saturday, August 8 • TBA
S21 - Hiring for the Future: Reflections on the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program

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The ARL/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program was established in 2013 with a grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The program promotes much-needed diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce. The panelists including the principal investigator, former SAA/ARL Fellows, and host institutions, who will reflect on their experiences and evaluate the program. Attendees will leave with ideas about developing a sustainable recruitment and retention initiative.

Puente: Program reflections and assessment by the principal investigator
Abdirahman: Impact of the ARL/SAA Mosaic experience from a 2015-2017 fellow
Dean: Experience of an ARL/SAA Mosaic program internship host institution
Sykes-Kunk: Impact of the ARL/SAA Mosaic experience from a 2018-2020 fellow

Chair
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Mark A. Puente

Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
-- Program Director for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program -- Director, ARL Leadership Symposium -- Faculty for ARL Leadership Fellows Program -- ARL representative to the Nexus LAB: Leading Across Boundaries project advisory board -- Alumnus of the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians... Read More →

Speakers
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Courtney Dean

Head, Center for Primary Research and Training, UCLA Library Special Collections
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Haian Abdirahman

Archivist, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Haian Abdirahman analyzes, describes, and processes the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's archival records. He participated in the Mosaic Program as a fellow from 2015-2017, while pursuing MSIS and MPA degrees at UT Austin.
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Jasmine Sykes-Kunk

Reference Associate, Special Collections, New York University
Jasmine is an ARL/SAA 2018-2020 Fellow who completed her MSLS at Clarion University in December 2019.


Saturday August 8, 2020 TBA
On-Demand