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For more than a century, The University of Queensland has created positive change for society by delivering knowledge leadership for a better world.

Chief Philanthropy Officer
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Competitive salary and benefits
Closing 3 June 2024

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With a strong focus on teaching excellence, having won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university, UQ is committed to providing students with the best opportunities and practical experiences during their time with them, empowering students with transferable knowledge and skills that will prepare them to exceed expectations throughout their careers.

More than 55,000 students – including the majority of Queensland’s highest academic achievers as well as top interstate and overseas students – study across UQ’s 4 beautiful campuses in South East Queensland at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton.

UQ remains committed to positioning themselves as a worthy destination for philanthropy, ensuring future generations have access to educational opportunity and that they continue to deliver world leading research and innovation. Equally, their focus is on building strong relationships with more than 315,000 alumni worldwide, as Change Makers.

To support this commitment UQ seeks to appoint a Chief Philanthropy Officer; someone who will become a key part of the leadership team, focusing on creating a collaborative culture of philanthropy that promotes and encourages transformative giving opportunities while also supporting and elevating the priorities of UQ’s Faculty and Institute based teams.

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced fundraising leader who is mission-driven, committed to positive working culture, highly collaborative and driven to both empower teams and innovate for future growth and impact. You will embrace ownerships of a portfolio which will oversee and directly support the management of all philanthropic programs and associated teams inclusive of Principal, Major, Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy, Leadership Annual Giving, and Gifts in Wills and Planned Giving, and oversight of various international giving vehicles.

Applications must be in the form of a CV and covering letter (up to 2 pages each) that summarises your interest in this post, providing evidence of your ability to match the criteria outlined in the Person Specification.  Please download the Information for Candidates pack for more information.

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