Job opportunity: Education officer at Raffles Museum

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From: otterman
Date: Thu, May 14, 2009 at 4:46 PM
Subject: Job vacancy at RMBR, NUS: Education and PR Officer (Poly/BSc/relevant – deadline: 15 Jun 2009)

Download the application form here.

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR), Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore

Job Vacancy Advertisement: Education and Public Relations Officer

  1. RMBR designation: Education and Public Relations Officer
  2. Official NUS designation: Laboratory Technologist
  3. Salary: Consistent with qualifications and experience, as determined by the Office of Human Resources, NUS
  4. Qualifications: Polytechnic diploma, BSc, or BSc (Honours) in biology or related fields, and/or relevant experience in public relations and/or public education
  5. Contract: Yearly, until conferred permanence (retirement at 62 years of age)
  6. Main role: Handle public relations, education and outreach for the RMBR
  7. Specific duties:
    • To guide visitors and VIPs through the RMBR Public Gallery.
    • To host research visitors.
    • To assist in the installation of exhibits in the Public Gallery. (The Public Gallery is one major facility for public education.)
    • To be the RMBR representative for the Museum Roundtable.
    • Communication with the media (TV, radio, newspapers).
    • To update and provide new materials for the RMBR website.
    • Maintaining the museum’s Newsblog.
    • To take charge of the publication of RMBR publicity materials, e.g., brochure, annual report.
    • Recording the history of the museum to generate announcements or news items for the RMBR website, or for newspapers.
    • To track the publications outputs of RMBR staff and Research Associates (Biodiversity and Ecology academic staff of the Department of Biological Sciences).
    • To track the use of RMBR materials in research publications.
    • To manage the literature collection of the RMBR Library (arranging, maintaining and cataloguing papers, journals and books in the museum’s library)
    • In charge of the inventory of the RMBR merchandise and consignments.
    • Assist in administration matters of the RMBR.
    • To back up the RMBR secretary during leave periods.
  8. Applicants: are to send this form ( to Assoc. Prof. Hugh Tan, Deputy Director, Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research at
  9. Deadline: 15 Jun 2009

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