Inclusive Leadership and Management in Academic Libraries

Faculty: Aislinn Sotelo 


Libraries are dynamic institutions with a broad range of services which require diverse groups of people to be successful. Inclusive leadership and management leverages the unique contributions of everyone leading to organizational success. Inclusive leaders and managers foster an equitable and diverse workplace and utilize their organizational influence to create positive change in regards to EDI in their organizational mission. 

In this course, students will learn to recognize their own implicit biases, practice humility, and develop skills to lead authentically and cultivate an inclusive workplace. Additionally, this course will utilize active learning techniques in a safe space and focus prompts and scenarios in an academic library setting. Students will leave this course with new and developing skills for inclusive leadership and management at all levels in their organization. 

Years offered: 2022