Associate Director Development and Alumni Relations

Bathurst/Wagga Wagga, Australia
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join the growing Advancement profession
  • Help to grow philanthropic support
  • Build strong mutually beneficial relationships

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $115,255 - $122,274 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst or Wagga Wagga

The Associate Director, Development and Alumni Relations will increase philanthropic revenue and build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with alumni and other University supporters.

You will be integral to growing the University's community of donors and supporters by providing both strategic and operational leadership for the University's alumni relations and fundraising programs and activities.

You will lead a small, dedicated team and report to the Director, Advancement.

To be successful you will have:

  • A passion for philanthropy
  • Proven fundraising experience and commitment to best practice
  • Experience leading a team to achieve strategic outcomes

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) has oversight for leading and driving a student-centred culture across the CSU student lifecycle, from awareness through to graduation and alumni. The Portfolio supports the University's objectives to provide sector leading student recruitment and engagement practices, to ensure our students feel well supported on their learning journey whilst developing a lifelong connection to the CSU community.

The Portfolio includes the Divisions of Student Administration, Student Services, Marketing and Communication and the offices of Residence Life and Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team. As such, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) also assists the Vice-Chancellor generally in providing positive leadership and management for the University.

The Office for Advancement is responsible for raising, maintaining and advancing the national and international profile of the University in the areas of fundraising and alumni relations.

The Office aims to secure philanthropic support by building mutually beneficial relationships which increase understanding of, and support for, its goals and objectives among its key constituents, including alumni and friends, government policymakers, the media, corporations, foundations, members of the community and philanthropic entities of all types.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Sarah Ansell | Director | |

Ph: 02 6933 2226 

Closing Date: 28 February 2018

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