ASSBI Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment
Working together to improve the lives of people with brain impairment
40th ASSBI Brain Impairment Conference 2017 MELBOURNE
Positions Vacant
We are currently seeking applications from students to undertake the following student roles for ASSBI in 2016 and 2017 in Tasmania, South Australia and New Zealand. We invite students from all universities across Australia and NZ and all disciplines (e.g., Speech Pathology, Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, OT) to apply as soon as possible to our national student coordinator, Anna Carmichael. Please share this email with your students, faculties, research groups and wider networks. Application process: Please send your CV and specify which position(s) you are applying for to students@assbi.com.au Current Roles Available Team Leader (2016 & 2017) There will be several 'Team Leaders' representing the major Australia cities. This role will be a two year commitment. Position Description: As team leader you will be responsible for liaising directly with ASSBI's student coordinator to update them on your team's progress.  As team leader, you will be responsible for bringing together your team of student ambassadors from your city/state and running regular meetings (advised quarterly) where you plan as a group your proposed action to help promote ASSBI to your wider networks. It is expected that all team members, including the team leader, is responsible for this active promotion. This may be through a number of different mediums, such as presenting at conferences/seminars/lectures, distributing flyers to student communities and/or advertising on social media. You will also be expected to organise with your team, at least two student ASSBI events per year (e.g., speaker, quiz night, pub night) where students are invited to attend and encouraged to participate and learn more about ASSBI. The student coordinator will be there to support you with providing ideas as to how best to run these types of events. Time Commitment All applicants must be able to commit to a full term (2 year) position. Benefits: ASSBI membership from 1st February 2016 – 31st January 2018 One complementary conference registration Student Ambassadors (2016) There will be several Student Ambassador roles in each major Australian city. This role will be a one year commitment. Position Description: As a student ambassador you will work together with fellow student ambassadors who represent a range of disciplines (e.g psychology, speech pathology, occupational therapy, neuropsychology) to help promote ASSBI to your wider student networks. This may be through a number of different mediums, such as presenting at conferences/seminars/lectures, distributing flyers to student communities and/or advertising on social media. You will also be expected to organise with your team, at least two student ASSBI events per year (e.g., speaker, quiz night, pub night).  It is expected that all student ambassadors work as a team under the guidance of their team leader and regularly feed-back their progress to them. Team leaders will be running quarterly team meetings which student ambassadors are expected to attend. Time Commitment 1 Year Benefits: ASSBI membership from 1st February 2016 – 31st January 2017 With Kind Regards, ASSBI Student Executive Contact: Anna Carmichael, National Student Coordinator Email: students@assbi.com.au
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