Development Officer

Canberra, Australia
14 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration) 
Salary package: $77,408 - $89,370 pa plus 17% Superannuation 
Terms: Full Time, Continuing

Position overview

The Alumni Relations & Philanthropy office leads the development, management and coordination of advancement activities at ANU. As a Development Officer with the Philanthropy Team, your role is pivotal to the delivery of donor-centric service and support for the philanthropic efforts  of the University. This position will support the exciting and varied fundraising activities of the Philanthropy Team and will interact with and help develop a wide-range of internal and external relationships with prospective and existing donors, alumni, philanthropic organisations and fundraising volunteers. The role involves close contact with high-profile individuals, donors and alumni, and must exercise discretion, tact and diplomacy in dealing with these individuals and their organisations.

We are seeking a motivated individual with initiative who thrives on delivering exceptional customer service and helping to build relationships with incredibly interesting people. Strong collaboration skills and the understanding of, and ability to deliver, a highly rewarding experiences is core to this position and if you have a particular strength in project management, that will be viewed favourably.

The ANU is a great place to work! Our benefits include:

  • Professional, collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Mentoring and ongoing career development
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits packages including:                            
  • Flexible working hours
  • 17% Superannuation Contributions
  • Annual Leave Loading

For more information please contact: Norm Bradshaw, 02 6125 9416 or

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • Responses addressing the selection criteria. 
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.