Marsha Schnirring


Currently serving as the Secretary of the College and Accreditation Liaison Officer, Schnirring has previously held positions at Oxy as Interim Assistant Dean of the Library/CDLA, Chief of Administrative Affairs, Office of the President ('14-'18); AVP/Scholarship Technology Officer ('10-'14), Director, Center for Digital Learning & Research ('09-'10) and Instructional Services Librarian ('06-'09). A graduate of the 2009 Frye Leadership Institute and the 2007 ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program, Schnirring received her MLIS in 2005 from San Jose State University. She has been a member of the EDUCAUSE Advisory Committee on Teaching and Learning (ACTL), served as a NITLE Advisory Board member (2012-2013), ISIS Programming Committee Member (2011-2012), ELI Advisory Board member (2009-2012) and Chair of CARL SCIL (2010-2011). Collaborative presentations include: 'Re-Framing' Leadership in IT/Library Collaborations (CLAC 2014); Other Duties as Assigned: Redux (CLAC 2014); Culture, Collaboration, & Change: IT/Library Partnerships that Work (CLAC 2013); Other Duties As Assigned: The Perils and the Possibilities of a Major Building Renovation Project (CLAC 2013); ISIS: No Cost, High Quality, Collaborative Professional Development (CLAC 2012); Granting Collaboration, What's Next? (NITLE Symposium 2012); Transitioning to a Leadership Role: The First 90 Days and Beyond (EDUCAUSE 2012); Revolution in the Library: Remixing Roles, Resources, and Renovations (ACRL 2011); Digital Scholarship Seminar: Oxy's Mellon-Supported Digital Scholarship Summer Institute for Faculty (NITLE Digital Scholarship Seminar Series, 2010); Google Wave: Collaboration and Communication in a New Space (ELI 2010); Web 2.0 approaches to IL (ACRL Second Life Panel Discussion, 2009); and Teaching in a Teahouse: LOEX 2007 Conference Session Reprise (a Second Life presentation with Esther Grassian, 2007). Solo presentations include: Change(D) Agents: Library Leaders Who Love Instruction (CARL Conference, IG Showcase, 2014); Sampling the Future with Occidental College (CLAC 2012); Zotero Jockeying as a Pedagogical Practice, or Getting into Participatory Scholarship (Chapman University/Leatherby Libraries Summer Teaching Retreat, 2011); Futuring Information Literacy (CARL SCIL Works 2009); Zotero: Next Gen Research (California Library Association Annual Conference, 2008); Librarian as Avatar: A Second Life for You? (SCELC Colloquium III, 2008). Prior professional work includes over eleven years in IT technical support and end-user training in the corporate sector.

EDUCAUSE Presentations