(PAID!) Job Opportunity: GLO Coordinator (Deadline April 18)


As we move forward with merging WEGO (Writing-English Graduate Organization), EGO (English Graduate Organization) and LAC (Literary Arts Council) into out new student organization, GLO (Graduate Literary Organization), we are looking to fill two co-coordinator positions for the 2008-09 academic year. Both positions require a minimum of 10-15 hours of work per week. The new co-coordinators will officially take office in July 2008. Training will be held prior to start date.

• Creating, compiling and tracking announcements/keeping group informed
• Managing and organizing regular meetings with GLO’s four volunteer chairs: Readings, Marketing, Workshop and Student Voice.
• Working with Marketing Chair to update website/blog
• Coordinating beginning of the year Meet and Greet
• Coordinating Call for Papers Contest
• Coordinating Book Sale
• Responsible for attending readings and helping set up with Readings Chair
• Handling all SALP interaction
 Room Reservation
 Hotel Reservation
 Contracts
 Ordering books
 Returning books and depositing money
 Going through the SFC process
 Attending SALP Trainings
 And more…
• Maintaining student listservs
• Communicating with faculty advisor(s) as needed
• Other duties as needed

• Must be a second-year student in PSU’s English or Writing graduate program (one coordinator will be selected from each).
• Must be enrolled and receive a minimum of 5 credits per term to maintain stipend.
• Students who have been disqualified or suspended from PSU for either academic or disciplinary reasons may not be employed during the period of disqualification or suspension.
• Students must be in Academic Good Standing at Portland State University (maintaining a minimum of 2.0 grade point average) and Academic Good Standing within the Graduate Studies and Research Department (maintaining a minimum of 3.0 grade point average).
• Must be willing to dedicate 10-15 hours/week to responsibilities.
• Strong management and communication skills.

Salary: Each coordinator will receive a stipend of $472/month.

If you are interested, please email your resume and a letter stating what you could bring to our new group, a description of your course of study/goals, anticipated graduation date and any leadership/organizational skills you may have to wegocoord@gmail.com. We will be accepting resumes until April 18 and hold interviews the week of April 28.

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