General information

Seeking Applications for Blog Editor!

Position Description

The LITA Blog Editor has the following responsibilities:

  • Recruitment and training of new authors as needed
  • Developing a posting calendar and review process, and coordinating blog topics to ensure a wide variety of content
  • Conduct regular meetings with the group
  • Attend LITA Communications and Marketing Committee meetings as member
  • Managing special topics, inviting guest bloggers, working with LITA leadership to post announcements for awards, scholarships, Forum, etc.
  • Performing regular maintenance and updates of the Wordpress platform
  • Marketing and promoting the blog in collaboration witth the LITA Communications and Marketing Committee
  • Preparing an annual report to the LITA Board prior to the Midwinter and Annual meetings

Term of Service

This is a volunteer position that typically involves about 2-4 hours a month of work, depending on the editorial calendar.

This is a two-year appointment that may be renewed with the approval of the LITA Board. The Blog Editor is given free registration to ALA Midwinter, ALA Annual, and the LITA Forum.

To apply, please fill out the following form by Sunday, October 27th: