Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0036
Post Date 11/16/2018
Title Program Officer, Chapter Relations Office
City Chicago
State IL
Description The American Library Association’s Chapter Relations Office (CRO) is seeking a full-time Program Officer to join our team to work with 57 State and Regional Chapters to create a successful ALA-Chapter partnership, and to foster strong student chapters in library and information science programs across North America. We are looking for a dedicated, tech-savvy communication driven person with good interpersonal skills.

Reporting to the Director of the Office, the successful candidate will have as main areas of responsibility:

• Provide effective communication through numerous platforms, including the design and management of an effective Office website

• Provide strong support for Chapters in their use of Engage advocacy software, doing research and developing resources

• Coordinate ALA’s library disaster relief efforts through outreach, reporting, and response

• Plan and organize multiple webinars, programs and meetings

• Strategize and support new project development

• Represent ALA at Chapter conferences and ALA conferences and meetings

SALARY: negotiable from $50,000, 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: progofficerCRO
fax: 312-280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Disability/Veteran.
Bachelor’s degree, minimum of 3 to 5 years of association or relevant experience. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, some web design experience with content management systems (Drupal or other)
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