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Librarian onboarding

Pre-start tasks for the Library

Arrange for/Check on:

  • All necessary accounts/logins
  • Keys and Card Access to the building
  • Parking pass (or do day 1)
  • Office readiness
  • Computer
  • Phone (make sure it's in the directory along with office room number)
  • Make appointment with Human Resources and send calendar invitation to new employee
  • Arrange with CTS to have new staff added to appropriate shared emails/calendars permissions
  • Have CTS add new staff to Helios3.
  • Order magnetic name tag and nameplate for reference desk.  Create label for office door if necessary.
  • Create a first week calendar and ensure appropriate staff have invited new employee so it shows on their calendar
  • Try to find fan/heater for office and get Potsdam travel mug :)
  • Know when new employee will arrive and arrange greeting
  • Set up timed emails to deliver:


Crumb Library: 315-267-2485
Crane Library: 315-267-2451

Text Us!: 315-277-3730

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SUNY Potsdam College Libraries
44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676