Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment

New photography service offered during ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO An exciting new service is coming to the ALA JobLIST Placement Center during the ALA 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Kate Tkacik selected as NMRT's 2014 Emerging Leader recipient

CHICAGO - The New Members Round Table (NMRT) announced Kate Tkacik as its representative in the 2014 Emerging Leaders program. Tkacik is currently working as a business librarian with the Bank of Montreal Business Research Group in Chicago.

ALA 2014 Scholarship online application now available

CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) has more than $300,000 for students who are studying library science or school library media at the master's degree level.  Scholarships typically range from $1,500 to $7,000 per student per year.  The application and instructions are available online at http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships. The application deadline is March 1, 2014.

Register now for career development facilitator training

Attention professionals  who help out-of-work adults find job-search resources!

CHICAGO — A new eLearning course using a distance learning format, videoconferencing and virtual collaboration starts in September!

As a library worker or professional who works with those seeking employment, you’re probably seeing more patrons lately who are requesting resources for guidance in their job search.  The impact of the recent recession is still being felt by thousands of Americans who have lost their jobs and can’t figure out how to get a new one.

2013 ALA scholarship recipients announced

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Scholarship Program is announcing the scholarship recipients for 2013-2014.  Recipients were selected for the following categories: General, Support Staff and Specialty or Practice area, in children’s services, new media and federal librarianship.

ALA General Scholarships include:

Meet the 2013 Emerging Leaders at the Friday poster session and reception

CHICAGO — Attendees of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago are invited to meet the 2013 class of Emerging Leaders (EL) at a poster session and reception from 3 - 4 p.m. on Friday, June 28. The ALA 2013 class of ELs will showcase their final projects at the poster session, which will take place at the McCormick Place Convention Center, South Building, Room 405. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend.  Light refreshments will be served.

ALA to host career development facilitator training

CHICAGO — The American Library Association will host Career Development Facilitator (CDF) training sessions at its headquarters in Chicago, June 26 - 27, 2013.  The deadline to register is Friday, June 14, 2013.

As a public librarian, you’re probably seeing more patrons who are requesting resources for guidance in their job search.  The impact of the recent recession is still being felt by thousands of Americans who have lost their jobs and can’t figure out how to get a new one.

Recruit at ALA JobLIST Placement Center Open House

CHICAGO — As part of its continuing efforts to provide networking opportunities for employers and job seekers, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 30, 2013 during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago.

Representatives from various libraries and library-related companies can take advantage of the opportunity to talk with conference attendees about their specific work environments—things that make their place of employment unique. There is no cost to participate in the Open House.

ALA still accepting sponsors for the 2014 class of Emerging Leaders

CHICAGO — The American Library Association’s (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program is still accepting sponsors for the 2014 class of Emerging Leaders.  Completed Intent to Sponsor form (PDF)  should be submitted to the program coordinator, Beatrice Calvin by Friday, April 5, 2013.

Accepting appointments for free career counseling and resume reviews

CHICAGO - Free career counseling sessions and resume review help will be provided from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27, 2013 in the ALA JobLIST Placement Center during the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.  The sessions will be held in the JobLIST Placement Center which will be located on Level 4, Hall E, in the front of Aisle 300 of the Washington State Convention Center.

Pages

Subscribe to Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment