Seeking Database Coordinator for MLA

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The Michigan Library Association (MLA) is a statewide advocacy and service organization with close to 2000 members throughout Michigan. Our mission is to lead the advancement of all libraries through advocacy, education and engagement. MLA is seeking a Database Coordinator to work in a team-oriented remote environment. 

The Database Coordinator is an entry-level position and will assist senior staff members of MLA working primarily with MLA’s Association Management System to maintain the member database including member, vendor and sponsorship records; build and troubleshoot elists, forms, and registrations; and update the MLA website.  Also responsible for support of MLA events and other general operations. A full job description can be viewed here:  MLA Database Coordinator 2021.pdf

Qualifications and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or applicable experience in nonprofit administration, business/hospitality, and/or association management
  • Excellent knowledge of computer technology and proficiency with computer applications required including Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Knowledge of CRM/CMS/LMS a plus, as well as Sharepoint, Canva, Teams, and Zoom 
  • Willingness to learn and become proficient in the MLA Association Management System (Memberclicks)
  • Ability to work independently. Also essential - initiative, attention to detail, and excellent customer service with a positive attitude and ability to maintain effective relationships.

Work Environment:

Non-flexible remote hours Tuesday through Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Regular in-person hours at the Lansing headquarters on Mondays 8:30 AM– 4:30 PM (Excellent WIFI access from home location mandatory, laptop and cellphone provided.)


$16/hour plus a competitive benefits package including holiday pay, paid time off, 403(b) employer retirement contribution, and health/dental/vision insurance coverage.


Position to be filled by January 4, 2022, or earlier. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Amber Sheerin, Program and Event Director by December 6, 2021, at 5:00 PM by email to [email protected]. Please use “Database Coordinator” in your subject line.  


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