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Friday, March 13 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Suddenly, The Interview Took a Twist!

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Community Notes _ Committee Meeting
Community Notes _ Job Talks​​​
Community Notes _ Interview Dinners​​​

The academic interview is a game, but the best way to win is by boosting your stats during chance encounters. This session will walk you through 3 different academic interview settings that present unique challenges – committee meetings, interview dinners, and job talks. You will reflect on your character traits and practice battle strategies to make sure you survive through a game-based activity.

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Emily Thompson (she/her)

Director, Studio, UTC Library
Emily Thompson is Director of the UTC Library Studio. Originally from Montana, Emily earned a bachelor’s (BA) degree in theatre from Drake University. She has taught English in South Korea and Taiwan. At the University of Michigan, she earned a master’s degree (MSI) in Library... Read More →
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Brandon Kevin West

Head of Research Instruction Services, State University of New York at Geneseo
Brandon K. West (he/him) is the Head of Research Instruction Services and liaison to anthropology, sociomedical sciences, and women & gender studies at the State University of New York at Geneseo’s Milne Library. His research interests include examining the intersections of information... Read More →
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Scarlet Galvan

Collection Strategist, Grand Valley State University
In addition to her work with GVSU, Scarlet is also the Visiting Program Officer for Negotiations for the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). Her research focuses on library services platforms and scholarly communications.

Designated Notetaker
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Jesse Akman

Health & Life Sciences Librarian, Elon University
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Julie Reed

E-Learning Librarian, Central Piedmont Community College
I am the E-Learning Librarian at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, N.C. I love to talk new technology and its applications in the classroom and library. I'm all about OER and if you're implementing a Z-degree at your institution, I want to hear about it! I also love... Read More →

Friday March 13, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am EDT
Leconte Holiday Inn Downtown, 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902