Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Call for Applicants - Archives Leadership Institute 2018

Call for Applicants:
2018 Archives Leadership Institute at Berea College
“Leaders emerge according to their ability to carry out activities 
that move the profession forward.”  (A*CENSUS, p. 408)

  • Are you looking for a way to recharge your professional life?
  • Do you crave a challenge that will empower you to affect change?
  • Would you like to expand your network of peers while building relationships that will impact you for the rest of your career?
The Archives Leadership Institute (ALI) is a dynamic program that provides advanced leadership training and mentorship for 25 innovative archival leaders, giving them the knowledge and tools to transform the profession in practice, theory and attitude.  
The ideal Archives Leadership Institute participant should have an established career foundation and a strong grasp on archival practice and theory, as well as exhibit exemplary leadership potential. This person should be able to articulate their professional involvement and service, a collaborative and innovative spirit, representation and/or support of diversity within the profession, and the ability to influence change within the archival field.

Applications for the 2018 program are now open and will close on November 30, 2017. Details about the application process and what characteristics the ideal ALI participant has can be found at www.archivesleadershipinstitute.org/p/apply.html. Participants selected as the 2018 Cohort will be notified by the end of January 2018.

The Archives Leadership Institute has been funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) since 2008 and was held at the University of Wisconsin Madison until 2012 and at Luther College from 2013 to 2015.  The Institute will be held at Berea College for a final year in 2018.

The 2018 Institute will be held June 17 - 23, 2018.  The program will begin Sunday evening and finish by noon on the following Saturday.  Participants must attend the entire Institute. The cost of the Institute is $700 and includes registration, lodging and meals except for one dinner. Tuition scholarships of $500 and travel awards are available.

If you have any questions, please contact ALI Director, Rachel Vagts, at <director@archivesleadershipinstitute.org>.

    Learn more about who should apply, the expectations of ALI participants, and how the application process works: www.archivesleadershipinstitute.org/p/apply.html


    The deadline for application is November 30, 2017.



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