Jessica Olin

she/her/hers or they/them/theirs
Director of Library Services, Genesee Community College
Areas of expertise
academic libraries (2 and 4 year); universal design & user experience; instruction; library liaison/faculty relationships; strategic planning
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
librarianjessica@gmail.com @olinj http://letterstoayounglibrarian.blogspot.com/
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Julie Hannaford

She/her/hers
Deputy Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries
Areas of expertise
Organizational coaching; team coaching; library administration; career discussions; work-integrated learning (WIL); internship program development; human Resources; recruitment; interview preparation; CV reviews
Can help with
I really enjoy chatting with people who are interested in entering academic librarianship or who are new to the profession. I am open to whatever topic people would like to bring. If I don’t know the answer, I will find someone who can!
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
j.hannaford@utoronto.ca

Leslie Kuo

she/her/hers or they/their/theirs
Project Manager for Intercultural Opening, Stadtbibliothek Pankow (Pankow District Public Library System). Information Co-Cordinator, IFLA Section on Service to Multicultural Populations (MCULTP)
Areas of expertise
public libraries in US and Germany, intercultural library work, outreach, inclusion and participation of underserved groups, cooperation between libraries and community groups, international library networks, critical librarianship
Can help with
Happy to discuss intercultural services, diversity, outreach, community collaborations. Can give advice about studying/working in the LIS field outside North America, especially in Germany. Can answer questions about differences between US and Germany library systems; German library job types, LIS degrees and qualifications, customs around the job application process; relocation, terminology, cultural differences, introductions, etc.
Can speak
English, German
Can read
English, German
Contact
leslie.360grad@gmail.com

Nick Richbell

he, his, their
Head, Special Collections & Archives, University of Waterloo Library
Areas of expertise
managing academic/corporate archives. Recruitment. Strategy and planning. Bridging archives and libraries.
Can help with
career changes. Job applications from resume to hiring to job offer. Managing the new job experience. General mentorship.
Can speak
English, French, Spanish
Can read
English, French, Spanish
Contact
nick.richbell@uwaterloo.ca, twitter: @nickrichbell
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Pam Ryan

she, her, hers
Director, Service Development & Innovation, Toronto Public Library, formerly: Director, Collections & Technology, Edmonton Public Library, and Head, Science & Technology Library at the University of Alberta
Areas of expertise
Administrative and service leadership within public and academic libraries, including strategic and business planning, service development, leadership and staff development and coaching, budget, evidence-based practice.
Can help with
resume review, public or academic library career planning or sector-specific questions, coaching from a management role, serving in leadership roles in the profession
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
pryan@torontopubliclibrary.ca, @pamryan
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Sarah E. Fancher, MS

she, her, hers
Library Director, Ozarks Technical Community College, Springfield MO (previously, Business Librarian at Saint Louis University, St Louis MO)
Can help with
CV, resume, cover letter, interview prep, academic libraries, dual academic career couple strategies
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
fanchers@otc.edu, @fanchidon, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahfancher/
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Thomas Guignard

he/him/his
Director of Services at the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS)
Areas of expertise
library consortia, management, collaboration between libraries, working with vendors and partner libraries, budgeting & managing shared services, project management, Ontario college libraries
Can help with
academic library consortia questions, job applications, resumes, interview prep, international experience
Can speak
French, English, German
Can read
French, English, German
Contact
tguignard@ocls.ca, @timtomch