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Drafting Job Descriptions to Get the Candidates You Want
Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Category: MLA Connect

Drafting Job Descriptions to Get the Candidates You Want          

April 19, 2022 
10:00 - 11:00 AM

MLA Connect Exploration: Keynote discussions with field leaders exploring the most pressing questions for our field today and into the future.

Creating quality job descriptions is arguably one of the toughest aspects of HR and recruiting because you cannot adequately interview and hire candidates, create an equitable offer, or assess employee performance without a valid and reliable description. Learn tried and true techniques to get better visibility with potential candidates and legal considerations to drafting job descriptions from the American Society of Employers. 


What are the outcome(s) for participants? What will they take back to the library after the event? 

  • Learn best practices for job descriptions
  • Learn about legal considerations when drafting job descriptions

Intended Audience

  • Library Directors 
  • Human Resource Managers 
  • Managers/Department Heads 


Kevin Marrs headshotKevin Marrs
American Society of Employers

Kevin Marrs serves as Vice President at ASE.  In this role, he is responsible for overseeing ASE’s compensation and benefits survey department.  ASE conducts a variety of local and national benchmark surveys, providing data to thousands of organizations in Michigan. For more than 15 years, Kevin Marrs has conducted research and analysis on the total rewards practices and trends of area employers. Kevin is also responsible for conducting employee surveys for ASE member organizations. 

Kevin conducts several ASE training programs including Wage and Salary Administration Overview, Conducting Job Analysis and Writing Job Descriptions, and Market Pricing for Results. Kevin holds a Master of Science in Experimental Psychology from Central Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. 

Sponsored By

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ASE is Michigan’s trusted HR partner.  ASE is a non-profit, membership organization – everything we do is based on the needs of members and to help our member organizations HR. ASE strengthens organization's HR departments by offering member benefits and discounted services that span the entire employee lifecycle including recruitment, development, and retention while minimizing compliance risk. We provide our members guidance through new legislation and workplace issues such as those currently occurring with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Registration Rates

Member                      $25

Non-Member              $50

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