ASCLA seeks Project Director for Revised Standards for Libraries Serving People who are Blind or Handicapped

For Immediate Release
Mon, 10/12/2015

Contact:

Marianne Braverman

Marketing and Programs Manager

ASCLA

mbraverman@ala.org

CHICAGO — The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) a division of the American Library Association (ALA) is soliciting proposals for the position of Project Director for the Revision of the Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

The Project Director will facilitate and coordinate all phases of the standards development process, including managing a working team and project advisory committee of consumers and librarians, as well as overseeing the revision of the 2011 Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

The revision process will be funded by a grant from the Library of Congress/National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LC/NLS) to the American Library Association. The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), a division of the ALA, will administer the project.

Applicants must submit one print copy and one copy on a CD of the proposal by 4:30 p.m. CT on Nov. 9, 2015 to:

American Library Association
Attention: Susan Hornung
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2795

Proposals not received by the date and time specified may not be considered and will be returned to the sender marked “LATE RESPONSE.”
Fax or e-mail submissions will not be accepted.
Questions about the Request for Proposal or requests for further information should be addressed to:

Susan Hornung
Executive Director, ASCLA
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60511

800-545-2433 x4395
312-944-8085 (fax)
shornung@ala.org

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