Requirements

The first-year director must:

  • be a new director at a small U.S. four year college library (fewer than 3500 undergraduate FTE) and cannot have previously been a director at a small college library;
  • agree to participate in the seminar;
  • agree to meet with the mentor at least twice during the year;
  • participate in several webinars in the fall before the seminar; and,
  • provide a brief report after each meeting and at the end of the year to Melissa Jadlos, the program’s co-director.

The experienced director serving as a mentor must:

  • agree to meet with the first-year director at least twice during the year;
  • participate in a mentoring best practices webinar in the fall;
  • provide a brief report after each meeting; and,
  • complete a survey at the end of the year.