Job no: 0038970
Work type: Fixed Term
Salary: $132,677 – $146,169 p.a. (Level D) or $170,900 p.a. (Level E), plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.
Close date: 22 Apr 2015, 11:55PM AEST
AMSI has secured funding for a large-scale outreach and awareness project, known as Choose Maths. The Executive Director will work with AMSI Members, stakeholders in business, government and the scientific community, school and university students, parents and teachers through a program of professional development, awareness and reward to turn around community attitudes to participation in mathematics, especially for girls and young women. The goal of Choose Maths is to build self-sustaining education communities where girls and young women share equally in the rewarding careers and rich life experiences that mathematics offers.
The Executive Director will undertake research based on the education outcomes in the project and/or maintain their research profile as a mathematician or mathematics educator. The role involves high-level contact with the funding partner, stakeholders, universities, government and business. It also provides access at senior levels to AMSI Member Universities. The Executive Director will provide direction to the Project Director as well as maintaining a responsibility for program reporting and targets.
You will work with a friendly and dedicated team of academic and administrative staff. This role will utilise your diverse skills and contribute to the strategic direction of the program.
AMSI is a partnership of 35 of Australia’s universities and government agencies. The University of Melbourne hosts AMSI at its Parkville campus, with excellent proximity to the Melbourne CBD and public transport.
You will have access to amenities available to staff at The University of Melbourne, including car parking, gym facilities, library, health and wellbeing services. Further information about working at The University of Melbourne is available at www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/careers.
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit your application by the closing date addressing the selection criteria in the position description.
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