Alumni Relations Officer

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Perth, Australia
Tuesday, 14 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • $72,103-$80,122 PA (HEW 5)


Edith Cowan University has a growing community of alumni and former staff all over the world. Our Alumni Relations Team is responsible for maintaining these relationships, providing support and increasing engagement with the University. An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join this team as an Alumni Relations Officer.

The Role

The position of Alumni Relations Officer plays a key role in supporting the Manager, Alumni Relations and the broader Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) team to increase the number of alumni connected to ECU and the level of their involvement with the University, as well as supporting philanthropy and donor activity. This is a varied role with opportunity to be creative, co-ordinating a number of key events, programs and projects. There are also some administration tasks required, and playing a supporting role for other members of the team is vital.

The successful candidate may also be required to work outside of normal office hours on occasion and will be expected hold a current West Australian Drivers Licence.

Selection Criteria

Ideally you will have some experience of an events environment and be confident managing a variety of tasks. Good communication, administrative and organisational skills are essential, as are a focus on customer service and problem-solving ability. Copy-writing will form a part of the role, so excellent written skills are essential. You must be flexible and happy to work in a varied role where the focus can change rapidly.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, fixed term position attracts remuneration of $72,103 to $80,122 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a covering letter (covering letter no more than 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the role, with particular focus on addressing the selection criteria above.


Interested applicants are welcome to Maxine Pollard on 6304 2080 from for more information.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 26 January 2020 at 11:30 pm AWST.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.