The closing deadline for applications have been extended to Monday 14 March 2022, 5pm AEDT.
In line with the new strategic directions that the RDI Network is exploring in 2022, we are looking for new committee members to join the RDI Network Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is lead by four Co-Chairs:
- Dr Rochelle Spencer, Murdoch University
- Mary-Ann Nicholas, Burnet Institute
- Sarah Burrows, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), and;
- Jane Alver, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Co-Chairs and the Steering Committee are supported by the RDI Network secretariat.
In these volunteer role, an exciting opportunity exists to join the Steering Committee for four months, with the possibility of extension. We are looking for several highly skilled, experienced, and engaged new Committee members. We are particularly keen for those with experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, and business management.
These new Steering Committee Members will play a vital role in advising, leading and facilitating activities of the Network including partnership building, networking, event management, and project and team management.
The Steering Committee provides strategic oversight and direction on activities undertaken by and through the RDI Network. It forms a respected cross-sector voice with access to significant policy and practice fora and dialogues. A list of current Committee members can be found here.
If you feel like this a role for you, or someone you know, please download the position description and send in your Expression of Interest (EOI) as soon as possible. The closing deadline for applications have been extended to Monday 14 March 2022, 5pm AEDT.
Benefits to committee members and supporting institutions:
- Opportunities to expand the personal and professional cross-sector network of the member and their institution or organisation;
- Increased opportunities to interact and contribute to dialogue with DFAT;
- Increased opportunity to strengthen relationships and collaborate with ACFID, and peer NGOs and universities on the RDI Committee;
- Increased opportunities for the Committee member and their institution or organisation to showcase their work at RDI Network events;
- Opportunities for professional development and to learn and apply new skills: e.g. how to network, work-plan development, event management, project and team management skills, MEL methodologies and practice, ethical research and evaluation.
Committee members are seen as experts in the field. As the Network grows, the reputation and profile of Committee members as experts in international development research will also increase.
To find out your edibility to join the RDI Network Steering Committee, please download the position description and send in your Expression of Interest (EOI) as soon as possible.