Monday, July 16, 2018

Call for Nominations-American Library in Paris 2018-2020

The International Relations Committee of the American Library Association announces a call for nominations for ALA Representative to the Board of Trustees of the American Library in Paris.

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

Visit the criteria and responsibilities page for more information.

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