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Cross-training Opportunities for Library Students and Staff
Transcript of Cross-training Opportunities for Library Students and Staff
28.6% of participants changed class selection
28.6% of participants did not change career focus Job Opportunities, Networking
& Resume/CV building 100% of respondents benefited from Resume/CV Building
37% of respondents benefited from other job opportunities
62% of respondents benefited from networking Personal Benefits of Breaking Boundaries Personal Experiences Amanda
Acquisitions & Collection Services
Special Collections/Archives Institutional Benefits Benefits of Cross Training Skills, Knowledge, & Job Performance 86% of participants gained skills in searching and researching
86% gained communication & Customer service skills
62. 5% of participants enhanced their job performance
57% of participants gained familiarity in Library resources How to Gain Experience ASK!
Spend time in other departments or Libraries
Learn to take and give constructive criticism
Don't stop asking
Continue to volunteer Cross-training Opportunities for Library Students and Staff Ariana Santiago, Natasha White, and Amanda Richards
University of Central Florida Libraries Cross-training prepares staff to better serve patrons
Better understanding of libraries in general
Enhanced Job Performance
Improved overall library operations & Services 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Resume/CV Better understand LIS Networking Enhanced job performance Improved Services Gained more opportunities 100% 87% 62.5% 50% 62.5% 37.5% Start new job as Sr. Library Technical Assistant and cross-training at UCF Better Understanding of Librarianship 87% of participants benefited from a better understanding of librarianship
Cross-training Reinforced what participants learned in school
Felt cross-training Increased their Qualifications
Felt it Increased their odds of getting a new job Focus career & class selection
Resume & CV Building
Enhanced Skills, Knowledge, and Job Performance
Better understanding of librarianship 40% currently enrolled in library school
60% recently graduated from library school
Demographics of participants.
(Currently enrolled in library school) 50% attend USF
50% attend Florida State University
25% USPS at UCF (Full-time)
75% OPS at UCF (Part-time) (Recent Graduates) (All graduates within the past year) 83.3% University of South Florida graduates
16.6% Florida State University graduates
83.3% USPS at (Full-tiUCFme)
16.7% OPS at UCF (Part-time)
no participants were official librarians, but one was working part-time OPS as a librarian.