Assistant University Librarian for Organizational Development
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 314M
Agnes "Kathy" Bradshaw joined the VCU Libraries faculty in fall 2015. She brings a unique blend of key credentials to her work at VCU Libraries. As Assistant University Librarian for Organizational Development, she has responsibility for strategic leadership and planning related to all aspects of the VCU Libraries organizational design and staffing. She oversees staff development and training programs; analyzes organizational data and advises senior leadership on strategies for strengthening the organization and culture of the VCU Libraries; supervises human resources activities, including policy development and compliance; and directs initiatives related to inclusive excellence and diversity throughout the VCU Libraries, working closely with the VCU Libraries’ Diversity Committee.
She is a member of the senior leadership team. She holds credentials in both library science and human resources management. She holds a Master of Library and Information Sciences from Rutgers University and the M.S. in Human Resources Management along with a post-graduate certificate in training and development from the New School of Social Research in New York. Her B.A. is from Spelman College. She holds important certifications, including Senior Professional in Human Resources Management (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute and the Senior Certified Professional (SCP) from the Society of Human Resources Management.