MIWLA Seeks Conference Coordinator
The Michigan World Language Association seeks a Conference Coordinator for its annual conference in Lansing, Michigan.
Building the conference schedule
Preparing the printed conference preview and conference program
Communicating with presenters
Coordinating facilities, AV, food/beverage with the conference venue
Troubleshooting at the conference
Attending pre- and post-conference Executive Board meetings
Maintaining prompt communication with the Executive Board, committee chairs, presenters, the conference venue, and other stakeholders
Qualifications and skills required
Able to complete projects independently, as well as with supervision and collaboration
Strong time management and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proficient in common computer programs (e.g., Microsoft Office suite)
Proficiency in Adobe InDesign or other desktop publishing software is desirable
Previous event coordination experience is desirable
The Conference Coordinator will serve a one-year term from January-December 2016. This term may be extended subject to Executive Board approval. In order to facilitate the transition, it is expected that this individual shadow the current Conference Coordinator before and during the 2015 conference.
The Conference Coordinator will receive a stipend commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation will begin while shadowing the current Conference Coordinator.
Please send a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.