Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 600. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com  From: Brian Croxall
Subject: Join the ADHO Executive Board and Committees (124)  From: Brian Croxall Subject: 2020 ADHO Communications Fellowships, apply by 1 March 2020 (51) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2020-02-11 20:13:22+00:00 From: Brian Croxall Subject: Join the ADHO Executive Board and Committees As part of the restructuring of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), we seek nominations for committed individuals who would like to actively help further DH in all its breadth and diversity on a global scale for the following positions: 1. ADHO Deputy Treasurer 2. ADHO Communications Officer 3. ADHO Infrastructure Committee Chair Officer terms will commence immediately and end after the 2021 Digital Humanities Conference in Tokyo. A description of the roles is below. All members of ADHO Constituent Organizations (COs) and Associate Organizations (AOs), listed below, are eligible. * aaDH - Australasian Association for Digital Humanities * ACH - Association for Computers and the Humanities * AIUCD- Associazione Informatica Umanistica e Cultura Digital * centerNet * CSDH/SCHN - Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques * CzADH - Czech Association for Digital Humanities * DHASA - Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa * DHd - Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum * DHN - Digital humaniora i Norden * DH Russia - Russian Association for Digital Humanities * EADH - European Association for Digital Humanities * Humanistica, L'association francophone des humanités numériques/digitales * JADH - Japanese Association for Digital Humanities * RedHD - Red de Humanidades Digitales * TADH - Taiwanese Association for Digital Humanities Please nominate yourself or someone else for these roles by 1 March 2020 by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . If self- nominating, please send a brief statement of your expertise and motivation as well as a brief CV (2 pages). If you are nominating someone else, the ADHO Executive Board will contact them for the relevant materials. ADHO Deputy Treasurer The Treasurer is the financial manager for both ADHO and the ADHO Foundation (ADHO's legal entity, based in the Netherlands). The Treasurer keeps track of and reports on the budget and advises the Executive and Constituent Organization Board about financial decisions. The Deputy Treasurer advises and assists the Treasurer as needed and may act on behalf of the Treasurer when they are unavailable. The Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer manage the financial assets of ADHO. The Deputy Treasurer is a member of the ADHO Executive Board (EB) and advises them on any financial implications of their decisions. Responsibilities (in collaboration with the ADHO Treasurer): * Reporting regularly on the ADHO budget to the EB, the COB, and governmental institutions as required * Financial management (monitoring ADHO accounts and transactions) * Analysis and research (comparing planned and actual budget figures; preparing annual budgets in consultation with the EB; etc.) * Meetings and communication (presence at regular EB meetings via telecon and email. Presence at the annual meeting is desirable but not essential) ADHO Communications Officer The Communications Officer manages ADHO's various public communication platforms and initiatives and is responsible for overseeing the development and effectiveness of ADHO's public presence. They coordinate ADHO's Communications Fellowship program and collaborate with the Communications Fellows to create and deliver content regarding ADHO business and the annual Digital Humanities conference. They also facilitate ADHO's participation in public communications via social media and the ADHO website. Responsibilities: * Ensuring that information about ADHO news and publicity are made visible on the ADHO website in a timely way * Overseeing ADHO's visibility on social media, e.g. via Twitter and Facebook * Boosting the work of ADHO's Constituent Organizations as shared on social media * Coordinating the development of ADHO's public image * Developing active strategies for strong communication between ADHO and the larger DH world, and for increasing the visibility of publications supported by ADHO * Working closely and actively with the various committee chairs to ensure coordinated communication about ADHO activities taking place within their committees * Taking initiative in developing opportunities for public statements (e.g. press releases, etc.) about ADHO activities * Coordinating with ADHO Publications Committee, to deputize individuals as appropriate to undertake specific communications projects * Reporting regularly on communications matters to the EB, and to the COB and governmental institutions annually and as required ADHO Infrastructure Committee Chair The overall brief of the Infrastructure Committee is the continued development and maintenance of a web infrastructure that can be shared by all ADHO COs and AOs, with a particular focus on stability, affordability, and sustainability across shared and distributed services. The Infrastructure Committee Chair leads a small team of volunteers (members of the Committee) and collaborates with the Systems Administrator, who is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the ADHO Server. The Chair reports regularly on the work of the Committee and Systems Administrator to the ADHO Executive Board and annually to the ADHO Constituent Organization Board (or at its request). The ADHO Infrastructure Committee has responsibility for a range of services, including: * maintaining the ADHO Server, including both physical and virtual components, as well as backups * maintaining several Content Management Systems for websites (currently: WordPress and Drupal) * running a Mailman mailing list installation * providing a MediaWiki installation * running several web services (e.g. using Tomcat and Docker) for ADHO, ADHO COs, and other digital humanities organizations and initiatives (e.g., the TEI). Best, Brian, on behalf of the ADHO Secretariat -- Brian Croxall | Assistant Research Professor | Office of Digital Humanities | Brigham Young University -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2020-02-11 21:45:16+00:00 From: Brian Croxall Subject: 2020 ADHO Communications Fellowships, apply by 1 March 2020 Dear colleagues, Along with the previous announcement about ADHO service positions, we want to share the following announcement about the 2020 ADHO Communication Fellowships. Best, Brian, on behalf of the ADHO Secretariat ------------------------------------------------ Join our team! The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its two 2020 Communications Fellowships, each of which comes with a stipend of €500 (Euros). Working on a small team directed by the ADHO Communications Officer, the two fellows will -- write news releases, blog posts, and announcements about ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community -- monitor and update ADHOâs social media presence -- maintain its website -- help to develop and implement ADHOâs outreach strategy -- perform other communications-related responsibilities The fellows should anticipate spending approximately 3-4 hours per week on the position. The fellowship is well suited for graduate students, young scholars, and academic professionals who wish to develop deeper knowledge of digital humanities and its global communities, contribute to an important digital humanities scholarly and professional organization, and gain professional experience in social media and communications. The communications team works remotely from their respective locations, communicating via email, video calls, and other effective means. Essential skills and qualifications include: -- excellent written communication skills -- ability to work with minimal supervision -- attention to detail -- some knowledge of digital humanities communities and current discourses -- some knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook Desirable skills and qualifications include: -- experience creating and publishing content using Drupal, WordPress, or another web content management system -- skills in graphic design and multimedia editing -- working knowledge of more than one language To apply, submit a CV or résumé, a brief writing sample, the names of two references, and a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position to the ADHO Executive Board at email@example.com. The application deadline is 1 March 2020. The fellowships will begin as soon as possible and will run until 31 December 2020. _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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