Criteria for mentors in the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program:

1. Must be a personal member of ACRL.
2. Committed to being a mentor for a minimum of one year (up to a maximum of three years).
3. Must attend an online mentor orientation session.
4. Assume a proactive role in achieving goals.
5. Agree to communicate with mentee monthly or on a mutually-agreeable regular basis.
6. Agree to spend time together at conferences when both mentor/mentee attend (relationship building).
7. Complete and submit brief assessment surveys about the mentor/mentee relationship at the request of the committee (no more than twice per year).

* 1. Basic Info

* 2. Your current job title

* 3. Your Employer

* 4. ALA member # (if known):

* 5. Race/Ethnicity (Please select only the one race/ethnicity you primarily identify with, but also check the mixed ancestry box that follows if you feel it applies.)

* 6. I would describe myself as being of mixed ancestry.

* 7. Would you prefer to be matched with a mentee of the same primary race/ethnicity?

* 8. Gender:

* 9. Would you prefer to be matched with a mentee of the same gender?

* 10. Do you identify yourself as a person with a disability?

* 11. Would you prefer to be matched with a mentee with a disability?

* 12. Ideally, how do you prefer to interact with your mentee (check all that apply):

* 13. Areas you would like to discuss with your mentee (check all that apply):

* 14. Years of experience as a librarian:

* 15. Fields of Expertise (check all that apply):

* 16. Are you participating (or have you participated) in a formal mentoring program(s)?

* 17. Briefly describe what you expect to contribute to and learn from the mentor/mentee relationship.

* 18. Briefly explain why you would like to serve as a mentor.

* 19. Please provide any additional information you feel is relevant to this application.

Thank you for your interest in participating in the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program: A program designed to assist Spectrum Scholars in becoming successful library professionals!

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