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Director of HR for Libraries: Amanda Lawhorn
May 22, 2007, Volume 53, No. 34

Amanda Lawhorn

The Penn Libraries announce the appointment of Amanda M. Lawhorn to Director of Human Resources.

Working with senior management of the University Libraries, Ms. Lawhorn provides expertise and consultation on all HR-related issues, including job design and classification, salary and benefits administration, recruitment and hiring, and staff development and training. Ms. Lawhorn also collaborates with central Human Resources to assure the quality and improvement of programs and services in the Libraries.

Ms. Lawhorn comes to the University of Pennsylvania from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Libraries, where she served as the Recruitment/Review Specialist for two years. Prior to her time at the UCSD Libraries, Ms. Lawhorn was a Human Resources Associate at The Johnson School at Cornell University. A native Virginian, Ms. Lawhorn received a bachelor’s degree in political science and rhetorical communication from the University of Richmond.



Almanac - May 22, 2007, Volume 53, No. 34