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BLISTS Community Manager

About the position

BLISTS Community Manager is a new E-Board position which will support our efforts to expand to other college campuses. Our Community Managers will be the point of contact for members of the BLISTS Scholars Program. This program is an opportunity for students at other schools to get involved with BLISTS, learn about our mission, and leverage our resources to begin BLISTS chapters on their campuses.


E-Board Specific Requirements

  • Attend Bi-Weekly E-Board Meeting

  • Attend at least 2 General Body Meetings Per Semester

Position Specific Respsonsibilities

  • Collaborate with E-Board to develop Scholars Program application & intake process

  • Collaborate with E-Board & Alumni Advisory Board to develop programming for summer launch

  • Gather relevant resources (career resources, BLISTS info, job oppotutnities etc) to share via Scholars Discord Server

  • Answer or forward important questions from the scholars cohort

About us

The Black and Latinx Information Science and Technology Society (B.L.I.S.T.S.) was founded
in 1992 at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies to address the lack of support for
Black and Latinx students interested in information science and technology. Our mission is to
educate students about careers in information science and technology, provide computer literacy support, and help students build strong corporate and alumni networks. Since 1992, our
organization has fulfilled this mission by centering our work around Networking, Mentorship,
and Support. The impact of this work has spanned multiple decades, supported hundreds of
Black & Latinx students into careers in the information field, and inspired many more to give
back to the communities they represent.

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