STEM Communicator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 28 Jan 2021

Casual rates apply

The STEM Academy delivers a range of outreach activities and initiatives to support student participation in STEM in secondary schools and introduce them to STEM study areas available at the University of Adelaide. The program is coordinated by the Program Coordinator (STEM Academy) in the Domestic Student Recruitment Team, in close association with the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences.

Working under the Program Coordinator (STEM Academy), the STEM Communicator will develop and deliver interactive workshops, activities, and presentations to secondary school students as part of the University of Adelaide’s STEM Academy.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Current University of Adelaide student with a background in STEM and interest in STEM communication.
  • Strong public speaking and communication skills with the ability to deliver presentations and workshops and develop a rapport with secondary school students and teachers.
  • A high level of professionalism and enthusiasm with strong customer service skills.
  • Proven time management, problem solving and organisational skills.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 28 January 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Liz Claessen

Program Coordinator (STEM Academy)

Domestic Recruitment | Marketing and Recruitment

P: 08 8313 6971

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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