Position description: Deputy Executive Director, LAMA/ALCTS (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 03 May 1999 20:31 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- 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 and 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 priorities. 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 99-DED/LAMAALCTS:1x 50 E. Huron St Chicago,Il, 60611 Fax:312-944-6763; e-mail email@example.com The American Library Association is an affirmative-action, equal-oppor;tunityy employer. Applications are invited from women, minorities, and people with disabilities.