Director of Advancement, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Location. Brisbane, Australia
Salary. Competitive Salary and Benefits
Closing Date. Friday 9th March
This is a time of transformational change at The
University of Queensland, having recently launched the first comprehensive
philanthropic campaign in its history.
The campaign will raise $500 million by the end of 2020 towards empowering
student success, transforming teaching and learning, and driving discovery and
The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information
Technology (EAIT) has a particular focus on teaching and learning activities
that support active student engagement to balance theoretical knowledge with
practical skills. Each of the Faculty’s
units are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes
create a rich student learning experience emphasising professional competency
and skills to provide the Faculty’s graduates with excellent career
As Director of Advancement, you will lead the strategic
development and execution of an ambitious and growing philanthropic program,
providing leadership in the areas of philanthropy (including industry engagement
to increase sponsorship and contract research), fundraising strategy, alumni
and constituent engagement.
You will be a talented and passionate fundraising
professional or have similar experience, with the expertise to cultivate major
gift prospects and secure significant philanthropic gifts. Your proven track record in people management
and engaging with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level will be
matched by your ability to embed a high performance culture that can deliver
against highly sustainable fundraising outcomes.
Senior fundraising professionals, or individuals with
experience in high level relationship management, business development or sales
roles resulting in a successful financial negotiation, are invited to apply for
this pivotal position.
For further information please contact Deann Stevens,
Business Support Administrator, Australia Office, Richmond Associates on +61 2
8218 2185 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. It strives for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, it has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.