Director of Advancement, Institute for Molecular Bioscience
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 impact.
UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) is driven
to using life science research for discovery, invention and application. IMB’s combination of genomics,
biostatistical, biological, pharmacological and chemical researchers means the
Institute can take life science discoveries from the genome to drug design and
application – for health, disease and for the sustainable solutions for our
cities, fuels and foods.
Over the past five years, IMB has attracted nearly $250M
in research funding, leveraging federal and state government funding sources to
address life research across all sectors. Research excellence and translational
impact is underpinned by the quality of its internationally recognised
researchers and state-of-the art facilities.
Taking an entrepreneurial approach, the Director of
Advancement will lead the development and implementation of an integrated and
complementary strategy in the portfolios of philanthropy, fundraising, alumni
and community engagement. Integral to
this activity will be the development of industry and professional relationships
for the Institute to increase its sponsorship and contract research.
With experience in fundraising or a similar field, you
will bring the expertise to cultivate major gift prospects and secure
significant philanthropic gifts from individuals and industry. Your highly developed interpersonal and
communication skills will be matched by your ability to work collaboratively
and effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Your
understanding of and passion for the mission, vision and ethos of the Institute
will be key to your success in the role.
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. 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.