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Senior Editor, Adult Books, Booklist

Post Date:Aug 08, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:Negotiable from the high 40s;
Location: United States - Illinois - Chicago Job Reference:sreditAdultBksBooklist
Job Description:

Booklist Publications is seeking a Senior Editor for its Adult Books department. 

Reporting to the Adult Books Editor this position will have editorial responsibility for reviews and other content related to several subject areas, including reference sources, in Booklist and Booklist Online. Also, responsible for other products and services—newsletters, webinars, and live programs—of interest to adult-services librarians, especially those working in collection development and readers’ advisory. This position is also charged with library outreach—keeping an ear to the ground in the public library world and identifying trends that should influence our editorial coverage and product offerings.

Apply online at including cover letter and resume. 

(Additional documents should be uploaded on the same screen as the resume)



Send a cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association

Human Resources

Ref:  sreditAdultBksBooklist

50 E. Huron St.

Chicago, IL 60611-6763

Fax : (312) 280-5270

Email :


The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer:  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Requirements:  MLS degree; minimum of five years related experience that includes extensive public library experience; strong background in popular literature; writing and editing experience; social media experience; accomplished public speaker.

ALA offers a comprehensive and valuable benefits package that includes generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.

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Contact Information
American Library Association
Mary Pullen
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
Fax: 312 280 5270

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