VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CHOOSE

A ROLE

PROPOSAL REVIEWER

AVAILABLE SUMMER 2020

ON-SITE SUPPORT

AVAILABLE WINTER 2021

 

PROPOSAL REVIEWERS

We rely on the help of proposal reviewers to decide which concurrent session and poster presentation proposals to accept. New, mid, and senior-level transfer professionals from all functional areas, as well as faculty, administrators, and researchers, are welcome to volunteer. Prior participation as a NISTS conference presenter is preferred but not required.

Please become a reviewer if you have expertise in any of this year's session themes:

  • Curricular Alignment or Degree Pathways

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Matriculation Trends and Issues

  • Partnerships and Collaboration

  • Special Populations

  • Transition Programs and Services

Things to Consider

  • Reviewers will be assigned up to 5 proposals that match their area of interest and/or expertise. Please review the Proposal Review Guidelines and the Proposal Evaluation Rubric to see what type of feedback we're looking for. 
     

  • It will take 15-30 minutes to evaluate each proposal. You can do them all in one sitting or spread them throughout the three-week review window.
     

  • The review process is totally online. We'll email detailed instructions for logging in and submitting your reviews on or around September 8th.

     

Interested in reviewing? 

Thank you for considering this important role! Complete this short form, and we'll follow up with more instructions in early September.

If you have any questions, please contact emily.kittrell@ung.edu.

Reviewer Applications Due

Friday, August 21st

11:59 pm PST

Proposal Review Window

September 8th - 25th

IMPORTANT DATES

 

ON-SITE SUPPORT

Volunteers are essential and hold critically important roles in helping things run smoothly and providing a great conference experience. As an on-site volunteer, you'll have the chance to network with NISTS staff members and colleagues from across the nation, all while gaining a unique behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run a national conference.

 

There are a variety of opportunities to lend your skills and time. Our volunteer teams typically include the following, though other opportunities might also become available.
 

  • Conference Set-Up

  • Greeters

  • Registration Help Desk

  • Session Room Aids

  • Networking Breakfast Set-Up

  • Plenary Event Set-Up and Hospitality

  • Opening and Keynote Event Hospitality

  • On-Site Supply Coordinators

  • Poster Session Set-Up and Coordinator

Interested in Volunteering?

 

There are two ways to let us know:  Check the volunteer box when you register for the conference, or watch for the “Be a Volunteer” emails in December and January. We’ll contact you a little closer to the event to discuss your preferences and opportunities.  

 

We're so grateful for your support and look forward to seeing you at the conference! Should you have any questions, please feel free to email tonya.brooks@ung.edu.

Volunteer Applications Due

Friday, January 17th

11:59 pm PST

Volunteer Duties Window

February 23-26th

IMPORTANT DATES

QUESTIONS

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need additional information: 
nists@ung.edu or 706-864-1579.

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