Lead Hackweek Coordinator for eScience

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The Lead Hackweek Coordinator has a background in team leadership and science collaboration. They provide oversight and direction to the eScience Team to ensure all components of the hackweek come together.


  • Ensuring the activities of organizers and participants align with our mission and values.
  • Harmonizing community expectations with available resources of the eScience and organizing team.
  • Fostering the growth of healthy community interactions and adoption of best practices for open source science.

Specific Activities

  • Assist in proposal writing and budget negotiation.
  • Assemble an organizing team.
  • Facilitate planning meetings to get clear on purpose and scope.
  • Meet with organizers to balance workloads and review deadlines.
  • Communicate eScience hackweek mission and values to participants and organizers.
  • Facilitate the opening day of the hackweek to set the stage for a positive learning environment.
  • Evaluate survey and debrief results to design improvements for future events.