Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0015
Post Date 6/15/2018
Title Membership & Programs Specialist
City Chicago
State IL
Description The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) and The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) divisions of the American Library Association are seeking a Membership & Programs Specialist.

Reporting to the Executive Director, ASCLA/RUSA, the Membership & Programs Specialist
supports ASCLA and RUSA membership growth and retention programs; implements strategic activities to engage members with a goal to increase retention and new member acquisition rates; increases awareness of ASCLA and RUSA member benefits; develops and solicit content for web and print publication; serves as division storyteller helping to tie member interests to division services and programs and coordinates RUSA’s awards program including submission database, promotions, sponsorships, and liaison to committees.

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 a 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: membprogspecASCLARUSA
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: 312/280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. 3-5 years of experience in an association, educational, membership or similar organization preferred. Demonstrated writing and content creation experience. Proven customer service skills and expertise. Proven customer service skills and expertise. Occasional travel required.
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