Now is the time for institutional leaders to ask employees what they need to successfully transition back to working on campus. It is also a good time for employees to ask their managers what remote work options will be available in the long term.
Marcia L. Dority Baker is an Assistant Director, Academic Technologies with the Office of Information Technology (ITS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). She leads the Learning Spaces and Emerging Technologies, AV Design, and Learning Management System (LMS) teams at UNL. This group actively supports the teaching and learning at the university in classrooms or online. Marcia is the co-chair of the annual Women Advance IT conference hosted by the University of Nebraska.
Prior to joining ITS, Marcia was an Associate Professor of Law Library and Access Services Librarian, at Schmid Law Library, University of Nebraska College of Law.
Marcia is a graduate of the MOR Associates Information Technology Leadership Program. She holds a Master of Arts in Library & Information Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently discussed the risks of identity theft with local middle school students using a presentation developed by IT services, academic technologies, and libraries, as well as a top 10 list of identity theft issues.
The influence of established women in IT encouraged the author to apply for a job in her university's Information Technology Services department. Share in her experience and learn how to organize your own event.