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- 1.Devote time and money to revitalizing our kid lab
- 2.Cultivate a positive, supportive work environment for our lab members
- 3.Be ambassador and caretaker of our 3 outreach initiatives: stories in many languages, penn linguistics knowledge base, and linguistics summer camp
- 10 hours, spread throughout the week however works for you
- Work in person as often as possible, but remote is fine as needed
- Daily 3:30pm phone meeting (~15 min) with Katie
- Conferences - remind the lab about important deadlines (abstracts, conference registration, etc); pay any membership dues and book travel for lab members when needed.
- Course prep - help Katie prepare her courses when needed (includes things TAs can't do, like hiring undergrad LAs, finding materials, buying books, etc).
- Grad students - welcome new grad students to the lab, make sure they have all they need to carry out their research, make sure they know you are available to help them.
- Grants - help Katie prepare new grants, submit annual and interim reports for existing grants, and manage projects pertaining to grants.
- Hiring - hire new lab members when needed by communicating our need to the business office (Janice) and monitoring Workday for any action items.
- Participants - make sure we are treating our participants well: sending friendly, prompt responses, obtaining consent and child assent, paying people, etc.
- Projects - monitor projects on todoist; check in with lab members to see if you can help (usually making sure their projects or tasks are not getting stalled or stuck somewhere)
- Purchasing - order supplies when needed (pens, papers, nespresso pods, etc) and make purchases for Katie or other lab members with Katie's approval.
- RAs - manage undergraduate RAs, including: welcoming new ones, assigning tasks (6 hours per week worth for each student), helping with task follow through, approving time, etc. Encourage them to work in person and keep a regular schedule.
- Space - make sure we maintain a clean, organized, and welcoming lab space for both our lab members and visiting families. Make sure no CS students are squatting in the space.