February 10, 2011
Opening: Director of Government Relations, AALL
From the announcement:
The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), a non-profit 501 (c) 3, seeks a highly collaborative individual to serve as its Director of Government Relations. The successful candidate must have experience working with Congress and Federal agencies. This position manages the day-to-day operations of the Government Relations Office in Washington, D.C. This includes carrying out the mission of the office in accordance with AALL policies and representing the Association with members of Congress and their staff and with top federal agency officials. This position will also work with other national library and law-related associations and with a large group of formal and informal coalitions in which AALL actively participates. The position also serves as staff liaison to AALL public policy committees and as AALL representative to a number of outside organizations. The position also oversees AALL’s robust grassroots advocacy program.
The Director of Government Relations works in a fast paced environment and should be both task-oriented and flexible. Candidates should have at least three years of experience on Capitol Hill and/or in government affairs. Strong writing and verbal communication skills are required. Candidates should also have a Masters in Library and Information Studies and/or JD.
E-mail cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: khagan(@)aall.org. AALL, 105 W. Adams, Suite 3300, Chicago, IL 60603