Manager, Advancement Services

Job no: 502799
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: External Relations, HEO9, Management

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(HE09) $112,743 to $120,645 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing full-time position

You will be a strong collaborator and communicator who can foster internal partnerships around data integrity, gift processing, analytics and accurate financial reporting, prospect management and provide timely stewardship of donors.

The Manager, Advancement Services leads and manages a team responsible for the External Relations Branch customer relationship management system containing over 210,000 alumni and stakeholder records. You will bring demonstrated experience in developing and implementing best practice policies, procedures and business processes that support the delivery of key strategic fundraising and alumni engagement programs to support the priorities of The University of Adelaide.

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in high-level operations management in a complex, data driven, service provision environment.
  • Skills in strategic planning and the ability to review and evaluate advancement services programs.
  • Experience in developing policy and procedures, and implementing best practice requiring procedural and cultural change.
  • Highly developed data analytical and interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • The ability to build, lead, motivate and manage a high performance team.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide us a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honestly, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff. 

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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Your faculty's broader role

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor and President leads Adelaide's strategic vision and plan, and is responsible for the University's management and administration. It includes the Council Secretariat and External Relations branch.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11.55pm, 25 August 2019.

For further information, please contact:

Yvonne Martin-Clark
Deputy Director: Advancement

You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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