This two-year appointment would begin in September 2018 with the appointee having to cover costs to attend one board meeting a year in Paris. ALA does not provide financial support for the representative. The ALA representative is a non-voting member of the Board of Trustees.
The deadline to submit a nomination is August 10, 2018.
The representative should have a knowledge of U.S. public library management, broad professional contacts; knowledge of current library theory and practices; broad knowledge of library and library related organizations, information services, and networks; interpersonal skills, strong written and oral skills; experience working with international library associations or libraries, appreciation of views from different cultures.
If you are interested in being nominated please submit a letter of interest and resume or CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the criteria and responsibilities page for more information.