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 goal is to raise $500
million by the end of 2020 towards empowering student success, transforming
teaching and learning, and driving discovery and impact.
The Faculty of Science at UQ unites the disciplines of
agriculture and animals, biomedical and biological sciences, chemistry, earth
sciences, food sciences, geography, marine science, maths and physics,
planning, the environment and veterinary science. It is recognised as a powerhouse for some of
the world’s leading scientists, mathematicians, teachers, science programs and
Workingcloselywiththe Faculty Executive, the central
Advancement Office and key internal andexternalstakeholders, the Director of Advancement
will develop a comprehensive and coordinated philanthropic program supported by an effective communications and engagement strategy that articulates the long-term philanthropic goals and achievements of the Faculty of Science.
In this newly created position, the Faculty is looking
forward to an experienced Director of Advancement joining their team who will
create and implement a robust advancement program in line with the University’s
Strategic Plan. Focus will be on
securing major gifts and fostering industry engagement. This may also lead to
increase sponsorship and contract research. Also pivotal will be the
development of an Alumni and Community Engagement strategy.
Key to your success will be the ability to identify and
secure long-term major gift prospects and industry contacts, combined with your
experience working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders at a
senior level. Your passion and
dedication to the discipline of Science will be paramount, as will your commitment to success for the
Faculty and the University more broadly.
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 email@example.com.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. We strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, we have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.