[ASC-list] Canberra position: Questacon Outreach Education Coordinator [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Vanessa Gardos VGardos at questacon.edu.au
Sun Nov 15 22:39:42 UTC 2009

Questacon Outreach Education Coordinator 

Closes: 27 November 2009
Salary: $62,239 - $69,507

Duties:  Questacon's mission is to inspire future scientists and the
wider community and enhance awareness and understanding of the
contribution of science to Australia's future.

The Questacon Smart Moves program is an exiting innovation awareness
program funded by the Federal Government. It aims to raise the awareness
of cutting edge science, technology and enterprise in secondary
students, and to develop a culture of entrepreneurship, particularly in
regional Australia. 

The program consists of a rural and regional travelling multimedia
presentation, a website and a national youth conference. The conference
is for secondary students from years 8-12 and is designed to empower
participants with skills and confidence to enable them to commercialise
their science, engineering or technology ideas.

The Outreach Education Coordinator will take responsibility for the
delivery of the 2010 national youth entrepreneur conference (the
Questacon Smart Moves Invention Convention). To prepare educational
content for, organise and deliver the Questacon Smart Moves Invention
Convention, national youth entrepreneur conference from 2010. They will
draw on the experience of previous conferences and utilise the resources
of the current Questacon Smart Moves team, Questacon Marketing and
Events staff and Outreach administrative staff for support. The position
will be based in Canberra.


Employment Details:  This is a full time, non-ongoing position being
offered initially until the 31st December 2010, with the possibility of
extension, working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week with
flexibility provided by Questacon's Collective Agreement to work
evenings, weekends and public holidays as required.


More information:  See the website
http://www.questacon.edu.au/recruitment/ for more information. 

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED

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