The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Disability/Veteran.
Three to five years’ work experience with a minimum of three years’ experience in continuing education delivery preferably in a member-based association.
The ability to work with others to plan, facilitate the delivery and evaluation of a portfolio of high-quality continuing education programs to members and to those in the profession.
Knowledge of adult learning, methods of delivery for continuing education.
Experience with sponsorship programs and fundraising initiatives.
Ability to manage a project from conception to completion – working with members, customers, and staff.
Adult classroom instruction; continuing education
Experience with determining funding needs, researching funding opportunities, coordinating, and engaging with sponsors, grant writers, identifying support agencies, managing timelines and deliverables.
Creating self-directed learning and e-learning.
Ability to stay on schedule and juggle multiple priorities and deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively within a complex organization, and to engage effectively with members and staff with diverse perspectives (i.e., strong interpersonal skills).
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to influence at various levels.
Revenue and profit focus.
Creating and implementing CE delivery strategies.
Maintaining external Relationships.
About American Library Association - Chicago, IL
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world.Founded in 1876, our mission is to share our vision of the importance of libraries, literacy and free access to information.ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from our Washington Office. Our main office is located in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast, right off of Michigan Ave, with satellite offices in Washington, DC, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.