Be the next member manager of YALSA’s Teen Programming HQ!

For Immediate Release
Wed, 10/18/2017


Anna Lam

Communications Specialist

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) seeks a new 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 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 November 15, 2017. The Member Manager will be selected by a search committee by December 15, 2017. The term of the appointment is one year beginning January 1, 2018, with an option to renew for a second year, based on performance. The Member Manager will receive an honorarium of $500 per year plus up to $1,000 total towards travel to the conference(s) of their choice: YALSA's YA Services Symposium, Annual Conference, or Midwinter Meeting, while serving as Member Manager. The Member Manager may choose to allocate all of the $1,000 allowance towards one conference or amongst several.

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

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, or contact the YALSA office by phone, 800-545-2433, ext. 4390; or e-mail: