Associate Director, Development and Industry

Brisbane, Australia
13 Aug 2018
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26 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) has long, proud traditions of innovation and leadership across student education and research.

In just over a century, more than 27,000 Faculty graduates have gone on to use their UQ education to have significant impact on our state, our nation and across the world. We believe that lifelong success is fostered at UQ through great education – inspiring students to think differently, ask the difficult questions, be a positive disruptive influence, and fulfil every ounce of their potential.

Our research provides a rich and diverse flow of breakthrough technologies that are helping to improve communities around the world. From novel hydrogen storage and next generation polymers to biomedical engineering and mining safety, our research outcomes are solving problems for local and international communities, and our industry partners.

For more information about the Faculty, please visit:

The role

The Associate Director, Development will develop and manage a portfolio of high-net worth indivuduals and organisations with the goal of securing significant philanthropic gifts to support established priorities. This will include a number of high profile strategic capital projects and philanthropic programmes.

The person

Applicants should have relevant experience in roles that demonstrate successful outcomes in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of significant client relationships (individual and corporate) and a demonstrated ability to ineract and negotiate with senior management. Although prior experience managing philanthropic relationships in educational development is well regarded, it is more important that you have some first hand experience of understanding the requirements of our engineering, architecture and computing industry partners and the ways in which they operate.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time continuing appointment at HEW level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811.16 - $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $108,589.05 - $121,930.84 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Cormac Murphy on +61 7 3346 6461 or .

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