For immediate release | May 13, 2013

YALSA seeks member manager for The Hub literature blog

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks a member manager for The Hub, its teen literature-focused blog. The Hub provides a one-stop-shop for teens and librarians to help them locate high quality audio, video and text content related to young adult literature. Applications for the member manager position are due July 1, 2013.

The member manager leads an advisory board that prepares content for the blog and solicits content from the YALSA community. Full details, including qualifications, duties and honoraria, are available online at The Hub. YALSA membership is required for this position. Applicants should provide a cover letter and a resume that includes management, writing and Web publishing experience. Familiarity with PHP, WordPress and social media preferred, but not required. Please note, this is a member volunteer position, with a small stipend and travel budget to attend ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference, not a salaried staff position.

Applications are due July 1 to Questions may be directed to Jaclyn Finneke at

For more than 50 years, YALSA has worked to build the capacity of libraries and librarians to engage, serve and empower teens. 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:


Jaclyn Finneke

Communications Manager


Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)