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Library New Hire Onboarding

This onboarding guide provides important milestones for both employee and supervisor in the critical first three months of employment.

Victoria Akinde

Director of Organizational Development and Diversity

Victoria serves as the Libraries’ leader for all aspects of human resources planning and management, and the coordination of library equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Phone: 847-491-2882

Stephanie Simko

Stephanie Simko, Associate Director of Faculty and Staff Services

Stephanie can help you with all aspects of librarian recruitment, professional development, and employee relations issues. She also works on the awards program and DEIA committee. If you have any questions about  any of these, Stephanie can be reached by phone or email.

 Phone: (847) 491-7587

Eddie Bland IV

Eddie Bland IV, Associate Director of Faculty and Staff Services

Eddie can assist with all aspects of the recruitment process for exempt and
non-exempt staff. He also oversees the Performance Excellence process,
manages our implementation of HR policies and procedures, and manages
employee relation issues for the library.

Phone: (847) 467-4037