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Director of Advancement, Faculty of Medicine

University of Queensland
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 14, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Major Gifts
Education, Health
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions, inspiring the next generation and to advance ideas that can benefit the world. Today, UQ is ranked among the world’s leading universities and is consistently recognised as one of the top 5 universities in Australia.  Advancement at UQ works in partnership with colleagues throughout the University to increase engagement and to establish enduring relationships with key constituents including alumni, community, friends, organisations, trusts, foundations, industry and corporations. 


The Faculty of Medicine is looking for an outstanding Director of Advancement, Medicine to provide strategic advice to the Faculty Executive, including the role of liaison to the Associate Deans and the Mater Research Institute. The Director of Advancement, Medicine will lead the advancement activity within the Faculty of Medicine with responsibility for VIP relationships that require a collaborative approach with the Executive Dean (including Hospital Foundations), and management of the Faculty of Medicine Advancement team.


This position will set the direction for Advancement leadership and service with the Faculty’s Operational Units and drive overall fundraising strategy – in partnership with the Medicine and Advancement Executive leadership teams. The Director will also partner on relevant fundraising initiatives as part of the Health Advancement Network which includes the advancement teams in the Faculties of Medicine and Health and Behavioural Sciences (HABS) and the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).


With extensive philanthropic fundraising experience, you will bring collaborative leadership skills and experience engaging and motivating groups of diverse stakeholder audiences, including engaging with institutional stakeholders (foundations and corporates) to secure strategic partnerships in academic medicine and/or healthcare-related institutions.


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Judith Marks, Senior Consultant, Richmond Associates, Australia Office on +61 (0)2 8218 2185, or by email at  Further information, including the job description is available here

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