Application deadline extended until 15 March 2017
The role of the Website Coordinator is to work with the Website Editor to ensure the successful implementation of projects, and to guide the content and future developments of the Society Website and related materials. A first step will be a major redevelopment to make the website more interactive and suitable for a wide range of functions, in particular in the area of education. The Coordinator will co-operate with the standing committees of the ESRS and with the ESRS Board in the successful implementation and development of this role. The Coordinator will chair a web committee containing representation from the ESRS Board and each of the ESRS Standing Committees.
The Website Coordinator must be aware of advancing technologies and their impact on the ESRS website and any potential benefits to users. The Website Coordinator must have some knowledge of electronic media and good IT skills. They must have a genuine interest and enthusiasm for e-communications. Specific knowledge of web design is not required. This level of development will be undertaken by a professional web designer with the Web Coordinator acting in an advisory capacity in respect of structure and content.
While no salary or honorarium is provided for this position, funds can be provided for specific projects relating to website development following approval by the ESRS Board.
The Website Coordinator will serve a renewable mandate of 2 years.
The Website Coordinator should be an ESRS member. All candidates need to provide a mini curriculum vitae and a statement of intent, copies of which should be forwarded to the ESRS Office (attention of: Brigitte Knobl, email@example.com) by 15 March 2017. Applications will be accepted via e-mail only. Candidates must not currently hold a position within the ESRS Board and should preferably not be a member of an ESRS Standing Committee.
Terms of Office
The Website Coordinator begins her/his term of office as soon as appointment is made by the ESRS Board.