IAML is seeking a new Secretary General to take up the position after the Moscow Conference in July 2010.
This is a key position within IAML, responsible for running the day-to-day business of the Association.
Main activities include timetabling the professional programme for the annual conferences, preparing agendas for Board, Council, and General Assembly meetings, taking minutes for all these meetings, and ensuring that all elections (Branch and Commission; Presidential and Vice-Presidential) are administered correctly.
To be Secretary General is a time-consuming but rewarding job, which requires an orderly mind, considerable patience, a good sense of humour, and above all, a true interest in IAML itself.
The Secretary General should have a working knowledge of all three official languages of the Association (English, French and German), and must be fluent in at least one of the three.
The Secretary General receives an honorarium of €2000 per annum. If necessary the Association will cover travel, accommodation and meal expenses for Board meetings and conferences.
A full Job Description is available for download.
There is no application form. Candidates should send a CV and covering letter to the current Secretary General by 1 June 2009. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed during the joint IAML/IMS Conference in Amsterdam (5-10 July 2009.
The current Secretary General, Roger Flury, writes:
“This is a wonderful opportunity to become closely involved in the workings of IAML. I have enjoyed my time enormously. The ability to contribute to enabling the work of others has been most gratifying. I’m very happy to answer any questions prospective candidates might have.”