Want to join DJIM’s Executive?

The Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management is recruiting two new executive members, including a brand-new position! We’re looking for applications from enthusiastic graduate students from the Faculty of Management for an External Communications Co-Chair position and a newly created Treasurer position. DJIM offers graduate students in the Faculty a unique opportunity to learn about the academic publishing process from a variety of perspectives. Both of these positions are great opportunities to gain important skills that will be helpful for your future professional aspirations! Though there will be some training provided in the final weeks of the semester, the majority of the responsibilities for the positions will not begin until September 2013. Both positions require someone who can commit until April 2014.

If you’re interested, please read the position profiles below and send an email with a brief statement of interest and your resume to djim@dal.ca. All applications must be received by Monday, March 18th at 5pm.

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External Communications Co-Chair Position: The position of External Communications Chair role is to publicize and promote the activities of DJIM to the wider Dalhousie community and beyond by:

  • Serving as a member of the Executive Committee
  • Develop social media strategies and carry out plans, posting to relevant social media sites, including the DJIM blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn page
  • Maintaining current relationships with repositories like DalSpace and DOAJ
  • Forging links with other OA repositories and taking advantage of opportunities to promote the journal outside of the school
  • Responding to email inquiries on behalf of DJIM and maintaining the DJIM email account
  • Working closely with the other Chairs to determine what areas most need promotion
  • Acting as a liaison between the Executive Committee, Dalhousie, and national and international communities to resolve public relations issues
  • Participating in succession planning by mentoring the incoming External Communications Chair
  • Assisting other Executive Committee members as required to ensure the continuance of DJIM

Treasurer Position: As DJIM’s first Treasurer, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape the position and lay the groundwork for future executives. Furthermore, you would have the resume-building opportunity to help DJIM grow as a journal, and within the Faculty of Management. The Treasurer will be responsible for the financial management of DJIM, including:

  • General financial oversight of DJIM bank account and assets
  • Financial planning and budgeting
  • Financial reporting to DJIM and Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students (DAGS)
  • Funding and fundraising
  • Banking, bookkeeping and auditing DJIM’s financial information
  • Participate in executive meetings and provide updates on financial reporting
  • Collaborate with Faculty of Management student societies for funding and fundraising opportunities
  • Liaising between DJIM and DAGS in order to fulfill ratification requirements on an annual basis
  • Participating in succession planning by mentoring the incoming co-chair
  • Assisting other Executive Committee members as required to ensure the continuance of DJIM

For any questions or comments about either of these positions, please send us an email at  djim@dal.ca. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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