Conference Organizer (Undergraduate position)

*Job ID: 143151
*Job Title: Conference Organizer
Organization Name: UNT Student Employment: Department of Linguistics
No of Openings: 1
Work Schedule  : flexible
Hours per Week  : 19
Internship Summer Hrs:  
*Hourly Wage/Yearly Salary  : 12/hour
Position Start Date  : January 2018
Position End Date  : December 2018
*Job Description: Duties: 
Assisting the Principal Investigators (Chelliah, Meernik, King) in organizing the conference "Political Instability and Language Endangerment." which will take place at UNT in Fall 2018. 
The successful applicant will assist 
• The graduate assistant to set up a website and update the website 
• Researching and finalizing the white paper for the workshop; 
• Preparing conference podcasts, and posting them online; 
• Preparing data for archiving with UNT Digital Library; 
• Working with the PIs on logistics on the days of the conference. 
*Job Requirements: • Undergraduate UNT student in Linguistics or Political Science. 
• Willingness to learn how to build website build and update a Weebly website; 
• A willingness to learn podcasting and video recording; 
• The ability to collaborate and communicate efficiently. 
The successful applicant will be expected to work nineteen (19) hours per week for a total of 18 (noncontiguous) weeks, starting in January 2018 and ending in November 2018. Most of the work will be in the summer of 2018. 

@ $12/hour for 19 hours per week for 18 weeks + Fringe. 
Application Instructions: Interested applicants should email Include a resume. 

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