Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0022
Post Date 8/24/2018
Title Governance Associate
City Chicago
State IL
Description The American Library Association’s Office of ALA Governance is seeking a part-time (20 hours a week) Governance Associate to serve our group of association member-leaders.

Reporting to the Director, Governance Office, the Governance Associate will support the Director, Governance specifically and Executive Office generally in the performance of a variety of tasks related to ALA’s member leadership.

 Coordinate Committee Appointment process
 On-site assistance at the two ALA conferences (Annual and Midwinter)
 Executive Board expense reports
 Miscellaneous administrative tasks

Individual must be available to travel to week-long ALA Midwinter Meeting (January) and Annual Conference (June). Must be willing to work long hours during these conferences to ensure that meetings run smoothly and efficiently.

SALARY: Negotiable from $23 per hour, based on relevant experience. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.


Apply online including cover letter and resume

(Additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)


Please send cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: governanceassocALAGovOffice
fax: 312-280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Disability/Veteran.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; minimum 3 years of experience in an office environment; Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; ability to learn software applications for daily use. Excellent writing and oral communication skills; detail oriented and a team player. Association Board support experience a plus.

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