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Seeking treasurer of the board for science-focused nonprofit

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ReImagine Science

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We are looking for a passionate person who is interested in making a profound difference for the future of science. As Treasurer of the Board for ReImagine Science, you will join us as we are expanding to implement projects leveraging critical points for supporting and shaping the future of science. This board position has a 6 month trial period, and runs for two-year, renewable terms.

This is a key position, with weekly meetings for all board members (we meet virtually using zoom), plus once monthly board meetings. All board members have specific duties - you will need to dedicate 3-5 hrs of time each week - this is a key role for our work. Treasurer will be responsible for accrual-based data entry using QuickBooks, and interfacing with our accounting firm, who prepares our annual Federal 990 submission.

Our mission is to catalyze a fundamental change in the way we 'do' science in the United Sates. We work by creating networks of scientists and science advocates interested in creating change from within science. We work with new organizational models, focusing on issues of communication and science's place in society.


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About ReImagine Science

Location:

380 Hamilton Ave 1222, Palo Alto, CA 94301, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the touchstone for a fundamental change in the way we work together to 'do' science. Our goal is to bring together the ideas, people, and resources alongside new trends in workplace practices to bring out the best in science. By acting as a clearinghouse for issues and concerns, as well as a catalyst for potential solutions, we are connecting the passionate voices in science with one another to create a shared vision for the future.

Description

Reimagine Science believes the current culture of science creates an invisible cost in loss of productivity, slower rates of discovery, and 'wasting assets,’ including human capital.

We believe that while scientific research in the United States is arguably in a Golden Era, the less promising reality is that the culture and structures of science fail to fulfill the true potential of invested time, money and individual contributions.

We are committed to creating a shift in the culture of science - by deepening its roots in creativity, collaboration, and excited exploration; and by finding new organizational systems and tools that will more effectively support science, scientists, and our contribution to society.

By having the conversations with the people that will make a difference we will transform what is possible both for people who are currently working in the field of science and for those that are interested in studying to become scientists.

We will impact the experience of learning science, the experience of teaching science and the experience of doing science.

Education & Literacy
Environment
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 hrs/week

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