We are happy to have you "on board" with Northwestern University Libraries! This onboarding guide to Northwestern Libraries is a road map for the first six months of employment. It is intended as a tool for both the new employee and for his or her supervisor. The guide outlines the important steps and information needed to effectively navigate the library as an employee.
Library Organizational Development Office
During the first three months of employment, the Library Organizational Development Office will assist with the onboarding process and will be communicating with both the new employee and the supervisor during this period.
The Library Organizational Development Staff are here to assist you. Feel free to contact us with questions or comments!
Organizational Development Office General Contact
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: (847) 491-7668
Fax: (847) 467-1284
Jan Hayes, Director, Organizational Development
Jan is the department head and directs all organizational development activities. Due to her schedule the best way to reach Jan is via email.
Phone: (847) 491-2882
Synclair Taylor, Organizational Development Assistant
Synclair is the "go-to" person for student employment, new-hire orientation and timekeeping. You will get to know Synclair quickly, as she is a wealth of information and always a friendly face and voice. Best way to contact Synclair is by phone and email.
Phone: (847) 491-2633
Sarah C Johnson, Organizational Development Manager
Sarah manages the recruitment process, participates in the planning and implementation of the library organizational development, oversees performance management, and manages employee relations issues. Best way to contact Sarah is by email.
Phone: (847) 467-4037
Stephanie Simko, Training Specialist, Organizational Development
Stephanie can help you with staff training, onboarding, and librarian recruitment. She also leads the Staff Development Committee, and library awards program. If you have any questions about any of these, Stephanie can be reached by phone or email.
Phone: (847) 467-5359