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RUSA Divisional Webmaster (Volunteer Position Announcement)
The RUSA Divisional Webmaster is responsible for maintaining and developing content related to RUSA-divisional committees (such as Membership, Standards and Guidelines, Professional Development, Publications and Communications, and others) for the official RUSA web site. This volunteer position will work closely with RUSA’s office staff person that supports the RUSA web site.

The RUSA web site is located on the American Library Association’s web server at: and serves as an electronic forum for RUSA—and ALA-related business. It is used to disseminate information and to maintain archives on RUSA divisional-level committees and their activities. Contents may include RUSA-wide committee web sites, projects, publications, and rosters; official documents of the Association; announcements of programs, meetings, and conference activities; and news and resources for those concerned with emerging issues in reference and information services in libraries.
Required qualifications: Experience with creating and editing HTML documents and loading them on to a web server; familiarity with and access to the Internet and electronic mail; good communications skills; a demonstrated ability to work independently and to meet deadlines; membership in RUSA; and participation in the ALA Annual Conference and the ALA Midwinter Meeting (either in-person or virtually).

The individual will serve a two-year appointment, eligible for renewal upon application by the incumbent.

Individuals interested in the position should email a resume and a statement of interest by April 1, 2011 to the Chair of the RUSA Publications and Communications Committee:

Amber Prentiss
University of Georgia
Athens, GA