For immediate release | February 11, 2014

YALSA seeks member manager for YALSAblog

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks a member manager for its acclaimed YALSAblog. The YALSAblog provides a virtual space to publish timely information about emerging and new practices for library services for and with teens, to explore practices in related fields relevant to teen services, to raise awareness about appropriate YALSA tools to facilitate innovation in teen services and to provide resources for members and the library community to support their efforts to continuously improve their overall teen services program.

The member manager will lead an advisory board that oversees the preparation of content for the blog and solicits content from the YALSA community. Full details, including qualifications, duties and honoraria, are available online. YALSA membership is required for this position. Applicants must provide a cover letter and a resume that includes project management, editing and Web publishing experience. Applications are due March 1, 2014 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)