Call for Nominations for ALA Representative to the Board of Trustees of the American Library in Paris for June 2013 - June 2015

The International Relations Committee of the American Library Association announces a call for nominations for ALA Representative to the Board of Trustees of the American Library in Paris. 

This two-year appointment would begin in June 2013 with the appointee having to cover costs to attend two board meetings a year in Paris. ALA does not provide financial support for the representative. The ALA representative is a non-voting member of the Board of Trustees.

The deadline to submit a nomination is May 20, 2013

 

The representative should have a knowledge of U.S. public library management, broad professional contacts; knowledge of current library theory and practices; broad knowledge of library and library related organizations, information services, and networks; interpersonal skills, strong written and oral skills; experience working with international library associations or libraries, appreciation of views from different cultures.

 

If you are interested in being nominated please submit a letter of interest and resume or CV by mail or email to:

 

International Relations Office

American Library Association

50 East Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Email intl@ala.org

 

Please visit the criteria and responsibilities page for more information.