Position Announcement: ALCTS/ALA Deputy Program Director Karen Muller 15 Dec 1998 19:50 UTC

Deputy Program Director
Association for Library Collection & Technical Services
a division of the
American Library Association

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS),
a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking
candidates for the position of Deputy  Program Director to work at the
middle management level in support of the activities and projects of
the Association.  General responsibilities include: development,
planning, marketing and management of ALCTS' continuing education
programs, such as regional institute  programs, preconferences, and
annual conference programs: support and guidance to members of  ALCTS
serving in elected and appointed capacities; support for the
division's publications and awards programs; coordination of the
membership promotion program; provision of advisory services to
members and non-members concerning technical services and the program
of the division; management of the ALCTS office; and the supervision
of special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

The successful candidate will be able to work effectively with the
ALCTS members and governing groups; be able to develop and maintain
effective working relationships within a professional association
setting; possess strong oral and written communication skills; possess
expertise with electronic communication technology; and be able to
work well under pressure but with the flexibility to organize work and
schedules to accommodate competing priorities.

The MLS degree from a program accredited by the American Library
Association is required.  A minimum of three years professional
experience in a library, plus general knowledge in areas of ALCTS'
responsibility is also required.  Salary range: $43,677-$55,565. Close
date: February 10, 1999 or until position is filled.

Excellent benefit package:  Please fax or mail resume to the following:
American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
Human Resources department, Ref:  DEDALCTS-981X.  The fax number is

The American Library Association is an affirmative-action, equal
opportunity employer.  Applications are invited from women,
minorities, and people with disabilities.