Talk & Tour: 'Transferable skills in librarianship & how to market yourself' & new Torrens University & Library Services Tour

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The Australian Library and Information Association and Torrens University present a talk by Anastasia Kuusk and tour of the new Torrens University and Library services at the Wakefield Street Campus.‘Career enhancements through studying project management’Ana made the journey from librarianship graduate to IT Project Manager and along the way had varied positions and experiences in Australia and Asia all due to the librarianship body of knowledge.  Ana will talk about the transferability of skills and tools to several job types and industries and how good communication and planning means you can market yourself to other areas of your organisation or a new organisation as a value added asset.Talk will conclude with a tour of the new Torrens University and Library. Afternoon tea provided. When: 12.30 -2pm, Friday 10 July Where: Torrens University Wakefield Street Campus, 86-92 Wakefield Street, Adelaide RSVP by Wednesday 8 July to Lauren Gobbett or 0421 957 118 BioAnastasia holds degrees in information management and business, has extensive experience in strategically leveraging the value of information assets for businesses outcomes, managing IT projects and educating staff and students in Australia and Asia. Ana has held an array of positions such as Librarian, Consulting Partner, Director, Educator and Project Manager of not for profit, government and private sector organisations for over 15 years. Along the way Ana won the John Karkeek Memorial Fund Prize for Economics at Central Queensland University , was Australian Young Professional of the Year in 2006 awarded for enhancing Information Technology as a profession, and is the Founding Director of the Australian Computer Society Young IT Board and Information Governance. Ana currently holds consultancy and lecturing positions and is a doctoral candidate with University of South Australia, researching 'An Information Governance Framework for Integrating Operational and Information Technology in Engineering Asset Management organisations'.  The research has attracted over $100,000 of grant funding and facilitated Ana’s continuing track record of journal, conference and book publications in the areas of enterprise information management, integration, project management and professionalism.
Torrens University Wakefield Street Campus,
86-92 Wakefield Street,
ALIA Event
Friday 10 July 2015 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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