YALSA seeks member manager for blog, The Hub

For Immediate Release
Wed, 04/19/2017


Anna Lam

Communications Specialist

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)


CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks a member manager for its collection development and content curation blog, The Hub.

The member manager will lead an advisory board that provides oversight for the blog and solicits content from the YALSA community. New this year, the member manager will also finish the process of transitioning the selected book lists to The Hub. Full details, including qualifications, duties and honoraria, are available online at The Hub. YALSA membership is required for this position.

Applications for the member manager position are due June 1, 2017.  The successful applicant will begin their one year appointment August 15, 2017 with training beginning July 1. Applicants must provide a cover letter and a resume that includes management, writing and Web publishing experience. Familiarity with PHP, WordPress, HTML, and social media preferred, but not required.

Please note, this is a member volunteer position with a small stipend and travel budget to attend the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference and is not a salaried staff position.

Applications and questions may be directed to Anna Lam, YALSA Communications Specialist, 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.