Resources for Job Seekers/Employers

Provided by the ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR), the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will be open: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Orientation will be held in the JobLIST Placement Center on Saturday at 8:30 am.

The JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House on Sunday, 10:30 am – 12:00 noon.

Representatives from various libraries and library-related companies will have an opportunity to talk with conference attendees about their individual work environments highlighting various aspects that make their institutions unique. All conference attendees are welcomed and encouraged to attend. There is no cost to participate in the Open House. Institutions/organizations interested in participating in the Open House should complete the "Open House Participation" form
(pdf) and send it to Beatrice Calvin.

Jobseekers can search for jobs on the JobLIST website at http://joblist.ala.org/. You can attend career guidance workshops, talk to a career counselor, have your resume reviewed, and talk to employers in the Placement Center. All services are free to job seekers. ALA membership is not required. Registration is not required to view jobs, but is recommended. It will give registered employers access to your resume information. It will also provide for direct communication between job seekers and employers. Find additional information at http://joblist.ala.org/placementcenter.cfm

Employers who want to post positions should post them on the JobLIST web site at http://joblist.ala.org/. Employers who want to use the interviewing facilities must have an active ad placed on JobLIST at the time you schedule an interview. You must also complete an employer interviewing registration form.

Employers who want a recruiter booth in the JobLIST Placement Center should submit a booth reservation form.

For more information on the ALA JobLIST Placement Center, contact Beatrice Calvin at bcalvin@ala.org, or 800-545-2433 ext. 4280.