Position description: Deputy Executive Director, LAMA/ALCTS (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 03 May 1999 20:31 UTC

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Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 13:56:41 -0500
From: Karen Muller <kmuller@ALA.ORG>
Subject: Position description: Deputy Executive Director, LAMA/ALCTS

    Deputy Executive Director
Libray Administration and Management Association
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services

The Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) and the
Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS),
divisions of the American Library Association, are seeking candidates
for the position of deputy executive director in support of activities
and projects of the two divisions. General Responsibilities include:
development, planning, marketing and management of the divisions'
continuing education programs such as regional institutes,
preconferences and annual conference programs frequently in
collaboration with division committees in both divisions. Also
provides support and guidance to members of LAMA and ALCTS serving in
elected and appointed capacities; support for the divisions'
publication programs, coordination of the divisions' membership
promotion programs; provision of advisory services concerning the
programs of the two divisions; day to day supervision and management
of the LAMA /ALCTS office; and supervision of special projects and
other responsibilities as assigned.

The successful candidate will be able to work effectively with the
LAMA and ALCTS members and governing groups; be able to develop and
maintain effective working relationships within a professional
association setting; possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal
communication skills; and be able to work well under pressure but with
the flexibility to organize work and schedule to accommodate competing

An MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program is required; a minimum
of 2 years professional experience in a library, plus general subject
knowledge in areas of the divisions' responsibility is also required.
Salary range: $43,667-$55,655.

Attractive benefit package includes 4 weeks paid vacation plus
medical and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF and more.  For consideration,
send resume and the names of 3 references by May 22 to:

                                    American Library Association
                                                 Human Resources
                                                         50 E. Huron
                                    Fax:312-944-6763; e-mail

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