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
Stephanie Simko, Interim Director, Library 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
Annum Qureshi, Associate Director of Faculty and Staff Services
Annum can assist with all aspects of the recruitment process for exempt and non-exempt staff. She also oversees the Performance Excellence process, manages our implementation of HR policies and procedures, and manages employee relation issues for the library.
Patricia (Trish) Schumacher, Organizational Development Assistant
Trish is the "go-to" person for student employment, new-hire orientation and timekeeping. You will get to know Trish quickly, as she is a wealth of information and always a friendly face and voice. Best way to contact Trish is by phone and email.
Phone: (847) 491-2633
Vince McCoy, Clifton Strengths Coordinator, Organizational Development (p/t)
Vince is the go-to person for the library's Strengths Finder program. Vince is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach.
Phone: (847) 491-8390