Community Engagement Liaison

International Society for Computational Biology, Inc.
United States VA Leesburg


Are you ready to take your administrative skills to the next level while making a meaningful impact in the scientific community? The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) is seeking a dedicated Community Engagement Liaison to join our team. This role is integral in ensuring the smooth operation of our organization and supporting our global community of computational biology enthusiasts.

Position: Community Engagement Liaison

Key Responsibilities:
• Email Management: Receive and respond to all mail addressed to and, maintaining clear and effective communication channels.
• Membership Records: Organize and maintain membership records, including complimentary memberships, to ensure the seamless experience of our members.
• Affiliated Groups: Manage affiliated groups, ensuring annual compliance and updating online information, enhancing the value of our community.
• Member Services: Provide excellent member services, assisting with membership access, ISCB Nucleus, and other Society platforms to support our members.
• Journal Subscription Records: Maintain organized records of journal subscriptions, crucial for staying up to date in computational biology.
• Historical Records: Preserve and organize historical records, including officer and board of director history, safeguarding the legacy of ISCB.
• Committee Support: Assist in the logistical organization of teleconferences for committees, ensuring smooth operations.
• Meeting Minutes: Accurately record and distribute minutes of ISCB meetings, a critical part of our transparent communication.
• Grant Funding: Manage administrative tasks associated with ISCB grant funding, including updates and maintenance of SAM, PAMS, and NSF Fastlane.
• Event Support: Be prepared to assist on-site at conferences when needed, facilitating our events.
• Fellowship Program: Manage the ISCB Fellowship program, contributing to the development of future computational biology leaders.
• Bill Preparation: Prepare monthly bills for payment by managing the iscbpayables inbox, ensuring financial accountability.
• CEO Assistance: Provide assistance to the Chief Executive Officer as needed, supporting their responsibilities.
• Staff Collaboration: Participate in in-person staff meetings as required, fostering a collaborative environment.

• Working knowledge of MS Office products and Google functions.
• Minimum of two years of administrative experience, including one year as a telecommuter.
• Proficiency in written and spoken English.
• Tolerance for extended computer use.

Additional Information:
• Estimated average hours weekly: 20-25, guarantee 20 hours
• Work location: Home-based office or an effective telecommuter workstation with internet access.

Join ISCB as a Community Engagement Liaison and play a vital role in advancing computational biology worldwide. Apply today (email and be part of our mission to foster collaboration and innovation in the computational biology field. Your administrative skills can make a real difference!

Open application period will close November 1, 2023.
ISCB is an equal opportunity employer. Contractors welcome to submit a proposal.


Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to The application period closes November 1, 2023.


Diane Kovats