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American Library Association | Diversity Employer

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The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is “to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”



Mission
The ALA Constitution states the purpose of ALA as, “The object of the American Library Association shall be to promote library service and librarianship.” The stated mission is, “To provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”


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American Library Association

Senior Editor & Senior Digital Editor, American Libraries Magazine - 2 openings

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description American Libraries (), the flagship magazine of the American Library Association, seeks a senior editor and senior digital editor to join its editorial team. Senior Editor Responsibilities: Shaping editorial strategy, in collabo...

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American Library Association

Program Manager for Consulting and Professional Development, ACRL

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description Description The American Library Association (ALA) is the foremost national association for libraries and information centers in the world, delivering pragmatic solutions to pressing issues such as expanding economic opportunity...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

Director of Development

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description Become the Director of Development for the American Library Association - the world's largest library association! The American Library Association (ALA) will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2026 with an historic fundraising ...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

Associate Editor, Books for Youth, Booklist Publications

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description ALA is seeking an Associate Editor to join the Books for Youth team in Booklist Publications, a unit of ALA publishing. Reporting to the Editor of the Books for Youth section, the Associate Editor will be responsible for writing...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

DIRECTOR, OFFICE FOR ACCREDITATION (OA)

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, seeks a strategic leader to head its Office for Accreditation (OA). The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining an...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

IT Support Analyst

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description The American Library Association seeks an experienced Support Analyst for its IT department. This role provides technical support and assistance to ALA Staff users with their personal computing devices and all AV onsite conferen...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

Program Coordinator, Public Library Association (PLA) - 2 openings

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association, is seeking two Program Coordinators to provide administrative support for the unit including programs, continuing education, meetings, researc...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, OFFICE FOR INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM (OIF)

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a full-time Deputy Director for the Office of Intellectual Freedom (OIF), a highly visible and valued office within the association that educates librarians and the general publi...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

Assistant Director, Literacy & Continuing Education, ODLOS

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description The American Library Association seeks an Assistant Director, Literacy & Continuing Education for its Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS). The ideal candidate will have a passion for social justice as it...

Job Type Full Time
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American Library Association

Senior Accountant

Chicago, Illinois

American Library Association

Description The American Library Association seeks to fill a senior accountant position in its Finance and Accounting department to handle month and year-end closing activities with analysis, assist with the annual audit preparation and Gen...

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