Position Vacancy at ALA U19466@UICVM.BITNET 15 Aug 1992 04:36 UTC

The following announcement describing the position of ALCTS Deputy
Executive Director is being sent to AUTOCAT, SERIALST, ACQNET, LIBADMIN,
Conservation DistList, and a new list on Collection Development
(COLLDV-L). It will also run in AN2.  Apologies to all who will see it
more than once.


     The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS),
a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking candidates
for the position of Deputy Executive 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; and be able to work
well under pressure but with the flexibility to organize work and schedules
to accommodate competing priorities.

     The MLS from a program accredited by the American Library Association
is required; a minimum of two years experience in the area of technical
services or collection services is also required. Experience in developing
in-service or continuing education programs is desirable.  Salary range:

     We offer a liberal benefits package including 4 weeks vacation, plus
medical and dental insurances.  For consideration, send resume and the
names of three references by September 25, 1992 to:

 American Library Association
 Human Resources Department
 50 East Huron Street
 Chicago, Illinois 60611

     The American Library Association is an Affirmative Action Equal
Opportunity Employer.