Medical Subject Headings
Career Mobility; Libraries, Medical; Library Administration; Staff Development; Lamar Soutter Library; University of Massachusetts Medical School
Human Resources Management | Library and Information Science
This article describes a unique career ladder model for library support staff. Major components include a promotion in place opportunity based on specified achievement levels, competencies, cross training, and measurable evaluation. The authors discuss the background, development, and program description of the career ladder model.
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This is the authors' version of the work. The definitive version was published in The Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 35, Issue 5, September 2009, Pages 475-481. Link to article on publisher's website
career ladder, support staff, promotion, management
Fama, Jane and Martin, Elaine Russo, "One Model for Creating a Career Ladder for Library Support Staff" (2009). University of Massachusetts Medical School. Library Publications and Presentations. Paper 103.