Jay R. Gould Award Nominations Coordinator

Job Description

Committee affiliation: Nominations

Responsibilities

The Jay R. Gould Award for excellence in teaching technical communication honors the distinguished teaching career of Professor Gould. This award honors true academic mentorship; a record of successful students, defined as those who are involved in STC, and actively working in the profession; involvement in student activities outside of the classroom; innovation and creativity in teaching, and involvement in research that leads to changes in the way technical communication is taught.

Recommend current or past members of the Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter for the Jay R. Gould award. To be eligible for the award, a nominee must have been a member of the Society for Technical Communication for ten years and must have been involved in post-secondary education for at least fifteen years.

See Jay R. Gould Award page for information about this STC award.

Experience and Skills

  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter use
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn and other social media outlets
  • WordPress.org 4.9.1+ Text Editor enough to post announcements
  • Ability to post status updates to social meda, the website, or to the administrative council
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills
  • An outgoing and friendly personality
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and able to identify and report problems with meeting those deadlines; willing to ask for help when needed

Equipment

  • Computer with high-speed Internet access
  • Email address (Google is preferred for working with Google calendar, Basecamp, and other tools)
  • Word processing software
  • HTML / CSS / PHP text editor

Optional items that may be helpful:

  • FAX or scanner
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Adobe Illustrator

Time Commitment

4-8 hours

Contact

If you are interested in serving the chapter as a volunteer, please fill in the Chapter Volunteer Signup Form.

Last modified: July 1, 2018
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