The UCLA Water Resources Group is an interdisciplinary group of faculty and graduate students with a common interest in water. The Group needs a part-time student researcher to assist with all aspects of events and update the website as needed.
The student shall be qualified to undertake the following tasks:
- Assist the Co-Directors in organizing, marketing and managing events. Events will either be either held in person, held on Zoom or be hybrid events. Experience in using event marketing technology and Zoom webinars will be helpful.
- Assist in developing event invitations/flyers, including obtaining biographical and headshots from the Speakers and then distributing the flyers with RSVP information on them. Update and add to marketing lists as needed. Track RSVPs, and resend as needed.
- Reserve meeting room space appropriate to the number of people likely to attend. Arrange set up and take down of the space. Make sure that necessary equipment is available. Order and layout refreshments. Assist in cleanup.
- Run the Zoom Webinar if the seminar is remote, admitting guests and speakers and accessing presentations. Assist in trouble shooting the webinar for people who cannot access it, and in collecting questions from the chat for speaker response.
- Use WordPress to update the UCLA Water Resources Group Website https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/water with biographical information and pictures for faculty members and the Graduate Student Water Resources Group Executive Committee. Edit recorded seminars and webinars and upload to YouTube and the Website with a short article. Update information on the website. Depending on time available, write short articles relevant to the Group and its members as requested.
This position will run from the mid-winter quarter through spring quarter. The position is for five hours a week on a set schedule during the regular quarter (not including finals week or spring break). Having a personal computer or ready access to UCLA computer labs is required. Salary will be based on your status (graduate or undergraduate and the education/work experience you bring to the job. An interest in water resources and water quality is desirable (related major area of study or classes taken).
Application is by letter and resume. Due by Feb 20, 2023 at 5pm. Please submit resumes and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org