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Become the STS Undergraduate Liason

Event coordinated by 17-18 STS Undergraduate Liason, Kevin Hsu.

Mar 9 2018

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Announcements, Students

STUDENT LIAISON POSITION DESCRIPTION

This position is a 1 year appointment.

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the liaison for the program in Science, Technology, and Society dedicated to building community and establishing relationships between students, alumni, and affiliated faculty members.

Under the guidance of the STS Undergraduate Advisor  the Student Liaison (SL) will:

-Organize events dedicated to creating and sustaining an open dialogue on the impact of science and technology on society. This may include selecting topics, bringing in moderators for discussions.

-Organize social and networking events for STS majors.

-Collaborate with the Program Associate regarding the allotted budget, ordering refreshments, publicizing the

event, and to secure the meeting space.

-Facilitate and assess the efficacy of the Faculty Advising-Advisee relationship in the STS program

-Act as the liaison between the STS Intersect journal editors and the STS program.

-Assist in organizing STS graduate events in collaboration with the STS Program Director and Associate Director.

-Attend STS and campus-wide events on behalf of STS as needed.

-Act as student representative and liaison among the students, staff, and faculty.
-Report to the Undergraduate Advisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Ability to work with minimal oversight

-Ability to plan 3-4 events per academic year

-Strong knowledge of the field of Science, Technology and Society

-Demonstrated record of leadership, maturity and academic excellence

-Ability to motivate students to attend events

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

-Good organizational and time management skills, dependable and responsible

COMPENSATION:

The STS Student Liaison will be compensated a $500 stipend per quarter (for three quarters ) for their work. This may come via the Federal Work-Study Program if the candidate qualifies.

TIME COMMITMENT:

The time commitment will vary from week to week but will be 3-4 hrs on average. The SL is expected to effectively manage their time to complete necessary tasks with minimal oversight.

 

RESUME AND COVER LETTER DUE (emailed to Sierra Vallin at svallin@stanford.edu) BY 11:59 PM ON APRIL 8TH.