aspires to provide outstanding real-world education through physical and
virtual learning environments and innovative courses that lead to excellent outcomes
for graduates living in a diverse and complex environment characterised by
rapid, transformative change.
University’s real world research priorities focus on being a globally leading
university that delivers solutions to the challenges of today and of the future
through high impact, transdisciplinary research in partnership with end-users,
leveraging QUT’s deep technological strengths and aligned to human capital and
innovation needs of the economy.
Gardens Point campus is located at the gateway to Brisbane's CBD, alongside two
city bridges that span the Brisbane River and the lush City Botanical
Gardens. It enjoys the luxury of a
semi-tropical climate, an outdoor lifestyle and warm weather year-round.
Director Development is responsible for leading the philanthropy program at QUT
with strategic input into the Advancement strategy. This role leads a team of
fundraisers and is responsible for developing a high performance team to
deliver on the philanthropic priorities – QUT Learning Potential Fund, Health
and Wellness, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Indigenous – over the next
to the Executive Director, Advancement, the Director Development works closely
with the Director Alumni and is a member of the senior management team.
successful in this role, you will have proven major and principal gift
fundraising experience combined with the ability to develop proposals and
create innovative cultivation and solicitation strategies. Team leadership skills combined with your
ability to think laterally are also essential.
transferable skills gained within a business development and/or relationship
management role are also encouraged to apply.
QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus. It is one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and its courses are in high demand. An ambitious and collaborative institution, QUT seeks to equip its students and graduates with the skills they'll need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.