Jill Hurst-Wahl taught M.S. Library and Information Science (MSLIS) courses in the iSchool from 2001-2020, as a visiting instructor, adjunct faculty, and full-time faculty (2009-2020). She was director of the MSLIS program from 2012-2017. Prior to joining SU, Jill worked as an IT professional, corporate librarian, and information consultant. She has served on numerous committees and boards over the years, including the Onondaga County Public Library Board of Trustees, EveryLibrary Institute Board of Directors, Library Futures Board of Directors, Special Libraries Association (many different roles), NYS Regents Advisory Council on Libraries, and the USNY Technology Policy and Practices Council.
During her career, Jill received several awards including the Jeffrey Katzer Professor of the Year Award in 2012, which recognizes a full-time iSchool faculty member for outstanding teaching, advising and service. In 2021, she was the recipient of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) highest honor, the John Cotton Dana Award, which is given in recognition of a lifetime of achievement as well as exceptional service to SLA and the library and information profession.
Jill maintains a blog at Digitization101.com.