CHICAGO -- The Public Library Association (PLA), a long-time supporter of the American Library Association's Emerging Leaders (EL) program, will sponsor the participation of two library professionals in the 2018 EL class. EL is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA's structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity.
The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center will host author Elizabeth White on Sunday, June 25, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. during the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Elizabeth White, author of Fifty-five, Unemployed, and Faking Normal, will discuss the hidden financial plight of many baby boomers and the pressure to act like everything's OK when everything is not OK.
The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment(HRDR) is offering a six-week course on Fundraising and Grantsmanship. The online asynchronous sessions will be available on six sequential Mondays from March 6 – April 16, 2017. The course costs $350 for ALA members and $400 for non-ALA members. REGISTER now, so you don&rs
CHICAGO — As part of its continuing efforts to provide networking opportunities for employers and job seekers, the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center will host an Open House - Job Fair from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta.
CHICAGO — An exciting service is now part of the American Library Association’s (ALA) JobLIST Placement and Career Development Center. During the ALA 2017 Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta we will be offering all attendees an opportunity to have a "headshot" photo package created. Photos will be taken in the ALA JobLIST Placement and Career Development Center on Saturday and Sunday, January 21 - 22, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Appointments can be made in advance and onsite. Walk-ins also welcomed.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association’s (ALA) JobLIST Placement and Career Development Center will provide complimentary career counseling sessions on Saturday and Sunday, January 21 - 22, 2017 during the ALA 2017 Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta. The sessions will be held in the JobLIST Placement and Career Development Center which will be located in the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Building A, Hall A-3. Sign-up now.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has selected 50 people to participate in its 2017 class of Emerging Leaders. The program is designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity early in their careers.
The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment(HRDR) is offering a six-week course on Current Issues. The online asynchronous sessions will be available on six sequential Mondays from July 11 – August 21, 2016. The cost of the course is $300. REGISTER now, as the class will be starting very soon.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Ever felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,” a conference session that takes place at the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.
CHICAGO – ALA JobLIST, the online career center for job seekers and employers in library and information science and technology, has been voted a 2016 User’s Choice Award winner in WEDDLE’s Media Group’s annual survey of job seekers, recruiters, and employers.