Organization Development Associate

Library Organization Development; 499 Wilson Library

Selected Presentations & Publications




  • Veldof, Jerilyn. 2015. Set Your Mind on Leadership Development: Developing Library Leaders Among Current Staff is Investing in Your Library's Future. Strategic Library no.13: 1-4.
  • Veldof, Jerilyn. 2014. Individual Development Program. Learning Exchange 30, no 4. 


Leadership & Professional Development: Various workshops and presentations

  • "Creating Awesome Supervisor Training: Best Practices and Techniques from the Library Field," a webinar for the Learning Round Table (March 31, 2016). Online recording.
  • "Go, Grow... or Stay? The Imperative of Professional Development," for the Association of College & Research Libraries New York Annual Conference (December 4, 2015). Last keynote. Slides.
  • "Leadership Development in Action: Changing Lives, Changing Libraries," for the Association of College & Research Libraries Annual Conference (March 2015).  With speakers from the University of Oregon and University of Pittsburgh. Online recording - my segment starts at 14:09.
  • "Strategies for Developing and Sustaining Successful Library Initiatives" for the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians (July 23 and 24, 2014).  A two-day curriculum designed and delivered with Janice Jaguszewski.  
  • "Leadership Development in Action: Changing Lives, Changing Libraries." Invited presentation for the 11th Columbia Library Symposium in New York City (March 11, 2014). Online recording - presentation starts at 14:25.

How to Get a Paper Written and Published: Designing a Work Plan to Avoid Procrastination: Workshop

  • Metropolitan New York Library Council (December 3, 2015).
  • American Library Association Annual Conference (June 30, 2014). With Jon Jeffreys.
  • Association of College & Research Libraries Annual Conference (April 11, 2013). A three-hour workshop capped at 60 participants with waiting list. With Jon Jeffreys.
  • University of Minnesota Extension Services, St Paul, MN (October 3, 2012). With Jon Jeffreys.
  • Minnesota Library Association (October 9, 2012). With Jon Jeffreys.

Understanding & Dealing with Minnesota Nice in Higher Education: Invited Presentations

  • Normandale Community College Staff Session (March 16, 2016). With Corey Bonnema.
  • Minnesota State University at Moorhead Staff Webinar (March 15, 2016). With Corey Bonnema.
  • Luoma Leadership Academy Annual Gathering (MNSC), “Closing the Opportunity Gap” General Session (February 5, 2016). With Corey Bonnema
  • Alexandria Technical and Community College Professional Development Days. Gave a keynote presentation followed by a break-out session (January 7, 2016). Also presented to the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce. With Corey Bonnema.
  • Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium Fall Membership Meeting. General Session (November 20, 2015). With Corey Bonnema.  


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