[ASC-list] Sydney - Job advertisement

Jesse Shore jesse at prismaticsciences.com
Tue Mar 8 11:41:16 UTC 2011

I'm posting this second job advertisement on behalf of Daniella Goldberg.
Please contact Dr Bernie Tuch (see below) for enquiries.



Job Description

Position title:           Manager Classification:    

Temporary Part Time Hours:

>From 3.3.11 - 30.9.11 for 22.8 hr/wk. Further employment is dependent on
funding renewal 

Responsible to:       Director

Salary:           $34,535 per annum (includes leave loading but not 9%

Position available: The NSW Stem Cell Network is a not for profit
organisation which facilitates and encourages the professional exchange of
information about stem cells. The broad aim is to further understanding of
the science, medical applications, ethical and legal issues, and commercial
potential of stem cells. The NSW Stem Cell Network also promotes education
of the general public and specific professional groups about stem cells.

Position summary

This person will run the secretariat of the NSW Stem Cell Network, the
primary role of which is to run regular workshops and stimulate networking
amongst a range of professional groups. These include people in science,
medicine, engineering, private industry, ethics, law, policy development,
journalism and education.

Main duties include workshop event management, managing the NSW Network
website, managing membership information, publishing regular newsletters and
responding to stem cell enquiries from the public and professionals.

Essential criteria

An efficient organiser Previous experience liaising with colleagues and
clients from a range of professional levels Excellent written and oral
communication skills, with previous experience in the writing of reports,
newsletters and other documents A self directed person with proven
initiative Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office and web publishing
software Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently Able to troubleshoot
with minimal input from senior personnel

Desirable criteria

Knowledge of stem cells Experience in teaching groups Experience in writing
complex reports and proposals Experience in event management

Email: b.tuch at stemcellnetwork.org.au
<mailto:b.tuch at stemcellnetwork.org.auwww.stemcellnetwork.org.au>

Dr Bernie Tuch | Director

NSW Stem Cell Network 26 Arundel Street Glebe NSW 2037

ABN 26 443 945 930

A tertiary degree in the biological sciences Experience using a contact
management database Web programming skills

Key performance areas / duties General

Be discreet Keep efficient records and manage the accounts Maintain an up to
date database of members


Liaise with the Director and Executive Committee Provide information to
members, including responding to queries Maintain up to date information on
the NSW Stem Cell Network website Write reports and proposals as required,
eg. to the Office of Science and Medical Research Ensure a newsletter is
produced and distributed Respond to general enquiries about stem cell
related matters

Event management

Organise 2-3 workshops per year bringing different professional groups
interested in stem cells together Find appropriate speakers, with assistance
from the Director and Executive Committee

Find a venue and sponsors Communicate effectively to meet individual needs
of speakers and sponsors Promote workshop widely as appropriate for the
theme Organise catering, registration, program and set up on the day Ability
to delegate or outsource some tasks as necessary Self manage timeline for a
smooth build up to workshops

Educational programs

Identify niche groups that would like to be educated in the area of stem
cells Manage these programs or outsource them for management

Location of secretariat

The Secretariat is located in the offices of the Australian Diabetes Council
(ADC) in Glebe. As such, the Manager needs to work with other personnel
employed by the ADC and follow general instructions from senior personnel of
that organization, and especially Dr Lilian Jackson, Principal Health
Strategy Executive.

Email: b.tuch at stemcellnetwork.org.au


Dr Bernie Tuch | Director

NSW Stem Cell Network 26 Arundel Street Glebe NSW 2037

ABN 26 443 945 930


Dr Bernie Tuch, b.tuch at stemcellnetwork.org.au or 9490 5053





Jesse Shore

President, Australian Science Communicators, 2011

 <http://www.asc.asn.au/> http://www.asc.asn.au/ 


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