Manager, Alumni and Giving

Lismore/Gold Coast, Australia
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Located at the picturesque Lismore campus or Gold Coast campus, just 400 metres from North Kirra Beach
  • Exciting continuing opportunity
  • Excellent remuneration and work conditions 

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2017), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland, overlooking Kirra Beach.

We also offer degrees in Sydney and Melbourne at branch campuses and through The Hotel School in partnership with Mulpha Australia. Many of our degrees are available in a dynamic online form. Whether studying on-campus, online, or both, we deliver exciting, contemporary and high quality learning experiences. We also deliver degrees with collaborators in China, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand.

Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

About the role

In this role you will be responsible for the strategic development, implementation and on-going review of the scope and delivery of the University’s Alumni and Giving portfolio.

You will have the opportunity to strengthen Southern Cross Alumni engagement and develop a culture of giving through proactive facilitation of relationships, cultivating a sense of connection and belong to the University and development of a targeted communications plan.

With an outcomes-based approach, you will lead the Alumni and Giving team in consistent, targeted and effective program delivery.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to provide leadership to foster successful outcome delivery and an ability to communicate and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of audiences with diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality. You will have experience in coordinating successful projects and events. High-level analytical, problem-solving and time management skills are essential.

Closing date: Monday, 22 January 2018 at 9.00am AEDT 

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY NOW button below where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.  The Vacancy ID is 17090.

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