Deputy Director Of Development & Head Of Major Gifts

at University of Melbourne


Salary: $144,048 p.a. plus 17% superannuation plus other University benefits

The University of Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excel­lence in teaching and research. With outstanding performance in international rankings, the University is at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific region and the world. To ensure its continued success into the future, the University has embarked on the second phase of Believe: The Campaign for the University of Melbourne. Delivered by the University of Melbourne Advancement (UoMA), the University is well on the way to achieving its revised goals of raising $1B and actively engaging with 100,000 alumni by the end of 2021. The Campaign is the largest initiative of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Deputy Director of Development & Head of Major Gifts is a senior role within University of Melbourne Advancement (UoMA) that plays an important role in the delivery of an integrated Development (i.e. philanthropic fundraising) strategy and program for the University. The Deputy Director has specific responsibility for maximising the University's philanthropic income through the raising of major gifts towards the campaign (ranging from $10,000 to $1 million plus), and will lead International Fundraising and driving fundraising in the University's Divisions, including Asialink, The Australia-India Institute, and University of Melbourne Sport.

The successful candidate will demonstrate extensive experience in management, the coordination of fundraising programs, together with a track record in major gift fundraising at the $500,000+ level. Your relationship building skills and ability to influence ensure you are able to navigate a complex environment effectively, helping to engender a community of best practice in major gift fundraising across the University. You have the agility and flexibility to respond and adapt to a constantly changing environment.

Please do not apply via the University website. We are recruiting in partnership with Richmond Associates. To discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact Jocelyn Kelty, Director, Richmond Associates, Australia Office on +61 (0)2 8218 2185, or by email at Further information can also be downloaded from the Richmond Associates website at

Close date: 11 May 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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