Choose Your Own Adventure

Thursday, January 17 | 4:30PM–6:00PM | Kent
Session Type: Professional Development

Where are you in your IT career? Find out what skills and qualifications are needed to move into middle management or to an executive position and discuss the reality of getting there with academic professionals in your region. Join this lively DIY career development event, where we will discover the technical and nontechnical skills IT professionals consider important for higher education IT professionals. This interactive event will also offer minitutorials on a few critical elements you need to have in your back pocket to take full advantage of opportunities on your horizon.

Key topics

  • Best practices for crafting your resume
  • Managing your public image
  • Learning to use the EDUCAUSE Job Center
  • Recruiting 101
  • Money and budgets
  • Cultivating buy-in for difficult decisions


  • Eric Behrens

    Vice President for Library and Information Services, Widener University
  • Dana German

    Associate VP & Deputy CIO, University of Virginia
  • Mike McPherson

    President, Goozbazi LLC
  • Linda Mehlinger

    Assistant Vice President - Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, Morgan State University
  • Robert Renaud

  • Barbara Zirkin

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