The Career Development Section of the Library Association of Ireland represents both existing library and information professionals and new graduates looking for job opportunities. Committee members are drawn from members of the group.
To create opportunities for members to discuss issues around career development and employment
To create a link for employers and potential employees or interns within the profession
To liaise with both Education Committees (Professional Standards and CPD) to identify ways to support their work particularly in the area of internships, LIS volunteering and mentoring programmes and
To support the work of the LAI in advocating for the LIS profession, LIS professionals and libraries in Ireland.
Chair: Laura Ryan (UCD)
Secretary: Nadina Yedid (CHI at Crumlin)
Treasurer: Alice Morrissey (IADT)
Communications Officers: Kathryn Briggs (ATU), Saoirse de Paor (MU) and Lara Musto (RDS)
Faye Carrie (UCD), Stephanie Chen (UCC), Claire Costigan (RCSI) . Emma Goode (University of Galway), Miriam McMahon (Westmeath Libraries), Aoife Williams (IBAT).