The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) division of the American Library Association is seeking a Program Coordinator.
Reporting to the Senior Program Officer for member services and working closely with the staff team, the position is responsible for: serving as the staff liaison to ACRL chapters and independently coordinating the Chapter Speakers Bureau program; serving as the staff liaison to ACRL discussion groups and interest groups, and assisting members wishing to establish new groups, continue an existing group, or become a section; managing ACRL donations, including preparing solicitations, processing donations, tracking donations and assisting in quarterly and annual budget report preparation; managing ACRL archive day; and providing support for virtual and onsite meeting requests.
This position will provide support for the ACRL Senior Program Officer and projects involving the ACRL organizational development program. Contributes to the overall operation of the division.
Starting salary range from the low 40’s; negotiable based on experience. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and a retirement annuity.
Apply online including cover letter and resume.
(additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)
Send resume and cover letter to:
American Library Association Human Resources Department Ref: progcoordACRL 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611 Fax: 312/280-5270 Email: email@example.com
The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Disability/Veteran
Minimum of three years of similar work experience, preferably with an association. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Previous project management experience.
Fluency with MS Office products, including Word, Excel, and Access. Experience with member databases, preferably iMIS Experience with online content management systems and html editing, preferably Drupal.
Sophisticated communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to deal with the public in a customer-service capacity. Attention to detail, ability to exercise independent judgment, discretion, and problem-solving skills on both the interpersonal and technological level. Ability to successfully handle multiple on-going projects while adapting to changing (or unexpected shifts) in workflow. Excellent organizational ability while maintaining good internal communication. Willingness to provide back-up support for other jobs.
Some travel required.
About American Library Association - Chicago, IL
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world.Founded in 1876, our mission is to share our vision of the importance of libraries, literacy and free access to information.ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from our Washington Office. Our main office is located in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast, right off of Michigan Ave, with satellite offices in Washington, DC, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.