Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0027
Post Date 7/19/2019
Title Administrative Assistant, ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
City Chicago
State IL
Description The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to join eLearning Solutions, a unit of ALA publishing.

Reporting to the Director of eLearning Solutions, the Administrative Assistant will maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of the two other positions in the unit to allow for continuously increasing revenue generation. The range of tasks is broad, and includes some direct customer service, the maintenance of a production schedule, financial and sales reporting, and managing contracts and managing payments.

Key responsibilities include the following:

• Administration of eCourse and webinar schedule

• Customer service; assisting students with enrollment in online events

• Managing entries for online events on the ALA Store

• Maintaining records for a variety of operations, including contact information, payment records, schedules, etc.

• Communicating regularly with instructors, both on the phone and in email

Salary: Negotiable from $16 an hour; based on relevant experience. This is a benefit eligible regular part-time position. 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)


Send cover letter and resume to:

ALA Human Resources Department
Ref: adminassisteLearning

The American Library Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in the Humanities; meticulous attention to detail; ability to multitask and manage competing priorities; excellent communication skills, both written and oral; well-developed computer skills (Microsoft office suite, in particular); typing ability; knowledge of libraries and/or book publishing helpful.
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