SSILA

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Nominations for SSILA Executive Secretary/Treasurer

Nominations for  SSILA Executive Secretary/Treasurer

 

SSILA is looking for an Executive Secretary/Treasurer for the three-year term beginning at the SSILA meeting in New York City in 2019.  Attendance at that meeting is not required but would be helpful.

 

Please nominate yourself or someone else by May 1, 2018.  Please give a brief explanation of why you or person X would be a good fit for this position.

 

Nominations should be sent to:  Keren Rice, rice@chass.utoronto.ca, or Carolyn MacKay, cjmackay@bsu.edu.

 

Description of the position:

 

The Executive Secretary/Treasurer works closely with the SSILA Chair and Executive Committee, carrying out administrative responsibilities associated with maintaining membership, financial records, preparing ballots, etc.

 

The Executive Secretary/Treasurer is appointed by SSILAʼs Executive Committee and serves for 3 years.

 

Duties include the following:

 

Keep SSILA accounts up to date, maintain bank account, process checks, process credit cards via PayPal’s virtual terminal, pay bills, prepare annual financial reports for SSILA meetings, maintain SSILA’s CA and federal non-profit status. File taxes for the non-profit.

Organize Award and Prize submissions.

Organize ballots and voting.

IJAL: Coordinate IJAL subscriptions and payments. Provide IJAL editor with subscription requests quarterly. Transfer payment to IJAL.

Keep track of and correspond with membership. Write up minutes and agendas.

Post news to SSILA website and Facebook – with webmaster and Facebook Administrator.

Help maintain and update the website (with webmaster).

Other responsibilities as they arise.

 

Benefits:

 

$1000 yearly stipend

Travel expenses to the SSILA meeting

Opportunity to interact with many members of SSILA

Professional advancement experience

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