Executive Director

Australian Mathematics Trust
Job Description: 

Executive Director
Australian Mathematics Trust

The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) is seeking a new Executive Director to continue and build on the excellent work of Professor Peter Taylor who will retire at the end of 2012.

The Trust is a highly successful national not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to enrich the teaching and learning of mathematics for students of all levels of interest and aptitude . It conducts the Australian Mathematics Competition, and incorporates the Australian Mathematics Olympiad and the Australian Informatics Olympiad Committees. It also administers mathematical enrichment activities for Australian and international students and publishes books and digitised materials to support mathematical enrichment.

The incoming Executive Director will be enthusiastic about mathematics and informatics, an able administrator and leader, strategic and forward- looking in approach, collegial and inclusive, with excellent communication skills, and keen to engage with volunteers, teachers, government agencies, partners of the AMT, and the many participants in its national and international competitions.

The AMT is located in Canberra, within the University of Canberra precinct.

The successful candidate will have strategic thinking skills, the ability to manage a business undertaking, good communication skills, and a sound academic record in teaching and research sufficient to merit appointment at Professorial level at the University of Canberra.

For a confidential discussion and an e-information book concerning this role, telephone the Consultant assisting the AMT, Dr Jim Sait on +61 2 8904 1532 or email EDAMT@bspes.com Closing Date: 16 December 2011

Job Categories: 
Research institutes
Deadline for Application: 
Dec 16 2011