Creating quality job descriptions is arguably one of the toughest aspects of HR and recruiting because you cannot adequately interview and hire candidates, create an equitable offer, or assess employee performance without a valid and reliable description. Learn tried and true techniques to get better visibility with potential candidates and legal considerations to drafting job descriptions from the American Society of Employers. 


What are the outcome(s) for participants? What will they take back to the library after the event? 

  • Learn best practices for job descriptions
  • Learn about legal considerations when drafting job descriptions

Intended Audience

  • Library Directors 
  • Human Resource Managers 
  • Managers/Department Heads 


Kevin Marrs
American Society of Employers

Kevin Marrs serves as Vice President at ASE.  In this role, he is responsible for overseeing ASE’s compensation and benefits survey department.  ASE conducts a variety of local and national benchmark surveys, providing data to thousands of organizations in Michigan. For more than 15 years, Kevin Marrs has conducted research and analysis on the total rewards practices and trends of area employers. Kevin is also responsible for conducting employee surveys for ASE member organizations. 

Kevin conducts several ASE training programs including Wage and Salary Administration Overview, Conducting Job Analysis and Writing Job Descriptions, and Market Pricing for Results. Kevin holds a Master of Science in Experimental Psychology from Central Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. 

Recorded April 19, 2022.

MLA Connect: Drafting Job Descriptions to Get the Candidates You Want01:01:20
April 19, 2022 01:01:20

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