Drexel Hill, PA – PALCI, a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating cost-effective and sustainable access to information resources for academic libraries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison (Alli) Snyder as its new Operations Coordinator, effective January 8, 2024.
In this pivotal role, Alli will be instrumental in supporting PALCI’s business, financial, and administrative operations, collaborating closely with the Executive Director and other team members to ensure the seamless functioning of the consortium. Her work will also include event planning and logistics, remote office infrastructure, and other internal documentation and document retention support.
Alli brings over nine years of extensive experience as an administrative and executive assistant, making her a valuable addition to PALCI’s team. Her background includes supporting C-level executives and contributing to the success of a fully remote start-up company, where she wore multiple hats and demonstrated exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills.
“I am thrilled to join the team at PALCI. I knew from the moment I met Jill, and the whole team, that this was something special,” said Ms. Snyder. “My background fits perfectly into the PALCI puzzle, and I can’t wait to see the incredible things we accomplish together.”
“We are delighted to welcome Alli to PALCI and look forward to the positive impact she will have on our organization’s mission. Her diverse skill set and wealth of experience make her an ideal fit for this role,” said Jill Morris, Executive Director of PALCI. “We are confident that her passion for supporting non-profit missions, coupled with her dedication to operational excellence, will contribute significantly to the success of PALCI and the academic library community.”
The Partnership for Academic Library Collaboration and Innovation (PALCI) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization that originated in 1996 and was incorporated in 1998 as the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. Today, PALCI’s membership has grown to include more than 70 academic and research libraries in Pennsylvania and contiguous states. PALCI’s mission is to enable cost-effective and sustainable access to information resources and services. PALCI is known for its highly-regarded EZBorrow consortial interlibrary loan (ILL) service. PALCI members collaborate to serve over 800,000 students, faculty, and staff, focusing on collaborative collections programs, resource sharing services, and innovative technology projects and approaches to library services.