Program Officer

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Created: August 11, 2013


The American Library Association seeks a Program Officer, Continuing Education for its Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) division. Reporting to the Executive Director you will manage the division’s continuing education program, conferences, National Institute, and special projects as needed. Coordinate the planning, marketing, implementation, and evaluation of all division continuing education programs, including e-learning, face-to-face programs, professional development activities. Work with member committees, instructors, curriculum developers, business contacts, ALSC staff and others as appropriate to successfully implement and execute ALSC’s continuing education program. Starting salary range negotiable from the high 30s; based on experience. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, or related field. Familiarity with the library and information services field is a plus. Demonstrated success of at least 3 years in planning and implementing adult education programs in associations or comparable setting and experience developing distance education or web-based CE programs is required. Must have the ability to work in an environment of multiple projects and shifting priorities. Evidence of project management experience and familiarity with revenue-based budgets. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Drupal, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, and PHP are pluses. 

Apply online at, including a resume and cover letter. (please upload additional documents on the same screen as the resume) Or Send resume and cover letter to: American Library Association Human Resources Department Ref: progofficerCE/ALSC 50 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611 Fax: 312/280-5270 Email: The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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