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Alumni Engagement Officer (2 positions available)

Apply now Job no:503036
Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engage)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($74,207.07 - $79,964.50)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane


UQ Advancement engages a large community of alumni who are located in Australia and around the world. Advancement also leads UQ’s fundraising efforts that have significantly impacted the areas of empowering student success, transforming teaching and learning, and driving discovery and impact. The University recently launched its first comprehensive and institution-wide philanthropic initiative; ‘Not If, When – The Campaign to Create Change’.

The role

Working within a small, high performing team, and part of a University wide engagement network, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the planning, preparation and delivery of effective events and other alumni engagement initiatives that inform and encourage alumni to participate in the life of the university; assist in achieving its mission and advocating for it within their own communities and networks. 

The overall alumni engagement program involves a range of targeted events, communications and marketing initiatives along with volunteer and philanthropic opportunities, which range in size and complexity that highlight the advantage of a lifelong association with the university.   

The person

Applicants should possess tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, public relations, event management or a related area and an understanding of the higher education environment would be highly regarded. 

An ideal candidate would have strong communication, organisational skills along with the capacity to lead when required and be collaborative. Experience with volunteer and sponsorship management, complex databases and an in-depth understanding of social media would be a valuable asset in this role.

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.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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


There are two positions available, both full-time, fixed term appointments for 12 months at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207.07 - $79,964.50 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822 - $93,558 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 503036_3026090_Alumni Engagement Officer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Daniel Brennan on email  

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Resume / CV, a cover letter and response to the Selection Criteria (no more than 2 pages providing an overview – successful candidates will be asked to expand on this at interview).

For information on completing the application process click here. 

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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