YALSA seeks Member Manager for programming website, Teen Programming HQ

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking a Member Manager for its teen programming website, Teen Programming HQ.

The mission of Teen Programming HQ is to provide a one-stop-shop for finding and sharing information about library programs of all kinds for and with teens. The site promotes best practices in programming by featuring user-submitted programs that align with YALSA’s Teen Programming Guidelines, Futures Report, and new mission statement.

Additionally, the site enables members and the library community to connect with one another to support and display their efforts to continuously improve their teen programs.

Learn more about the full list of qualifications and responsibilities of the Member Manager here.

The deadline for submission is Sept. 1, 2016. The Member Manager will be selected by search committee by Oct. 1, 2016. The term of the appointment is one year beginning Oct. 2016, with an option to renew for a second year, based on performance. The Member Manager will receive an honorarium of $500 per year plus $500 towards travel to each Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting while serving as Member Manager.

Candidates must send a cover letter and resume, which includes project management, teen programming, marketing and website maintenance experiences via email to alam@ala.org. Please note that this is not a salaried staff position, but a member volunteer opportunity. Please direct questions to Anna Lam at alam@ala.org.

The mission of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is to support library staff in alleviating the challenges teens face, and in putting all teens ‒ especially those with the greatest needs ‒ on the path to successful and fulfilling lives. For more information about YALSA or to access national guidelines and other resources go to www.ala.org/yalsa, or contact the YALSA office by phone, 800-545-2433, ext. 4390; or e-mail: yalsa@ala.org.

Anna Lam
Communications Specialist
alam@ala.org
Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)