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Vacancy: Secretary/chair of the Region 2 board

Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Adeline Border

The AIS Region 2 Board, the governing body of the European Conference for Information Systems (ECIS), is looking for a new secretary to succeed the current secretary Remko Helms. Main responsibilities of the secretary include preparing and chairing board meetings, handling proposals for future conferences, and liaising with the other AIS conferences. It is a non-paid position and the term of service is three years after which new elections are held.

For the position we are looking for an enthusiastic person who is dedicated to continue the success of recent ECIS conferences. Furthermore, the person should have experience in chairing meetings, have good communication skills and be able to deal with political situations. Since it is the Region 2 board, the secretary should be affiliated with an university in Region2 and the person should be an AIS member. Last but not least, the person should be familiar with the ECIS conference and AIS.

You can respond to this vacancy by sending an e-mail to the AIS Region2 Representative ( This e-mail should contain a short paragraph on why the candidate applies for the position (max. 250 words) and a one paragraph CV (max. 250 words). Deadline for sending the e-mail is May 20, 2020. After this date the current Region2 board will select a secretary at its board meeting during ECIS 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco. The position Secretary of the Region2 Board is effective immediately after the election at the board meeting (upon acceptance of the candidate).

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