hearnetCRCThe HEARing CRC is seeking to appoint an experienced Independent Director to complement the Board’s skill set in leading the organisation through the remaining three years of its current five-year extension under the Commonwealth Government Cooperative Research Centre’s Programme (ending June 2019), and to position the consortium for its future beyond the end of its current funding cycle

  • Circa $25k per annum
  • Location: Melbourne or Sydney preferred.

This role will allow you to use your leadership and governance skills to position the HEARing CRC as a leader in its field.

You will be working with individuals who are passionate about improving the quality of life for hearing-impaired adults and children, through innovation.  We are inviting candidates to apply, who are keen to make a difference and be rewarded for their valuable contribution.

Who we are

The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (HEARing CRC) focuses an internationally unique, interdisciplinary consortium of research, clinical, industry and educational organisations on the twin challenges of more effective prevention and improved remediation of hearing loss.  Its 21 Member organisations each contribute specific expertise and infrastructure to the strategic program of activities.  Members of the HEARing CRC are located in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, and comprise a range of organisations with expertise in research and/or clinical service delivery to the hearing impaired.

The HEARing CRC Board of Directors is accountable to the Commonwealth and its Members for all governance, management and business affairs.  The Board and its Committees meet quarterly and are responsible for setting strategic goals and objectives, as well as overseeing management performance.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Established commercial and business acumen and experience in a corporate or not for profit environment;
  • Proven ability and track record as a Director
  • Good knowledge and demonstrated experience in philanthropic and fundraising activities; and
  • Independence of any of the Member organisations of The HEARing CRC.

For further key attributes, a full position description is available on request, from:

Ms Amanda Campbell, Board Secretary, HEARing CRC Ltd

To apply, please email: enquiry@hearingcrc.org

Closing date: Monday, 29 August 2016