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Chief Philanthropy Officer

University of Queensland
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 31, 2024

Chief Philanthropy Officer

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia

Throughout its history, The University of Queensland (UQ) has benefited from the support of its alumni and community through engagement, volunteering and philanthropic support.

UQ remains committed to positioning themselves as a worthy destination for philanthropy, ensuring future generations have access to educational opportunity and that they continue to deliver world leading research and innovation. Equally, their focus is on building strong relationships with more than 315,000 alumni worldwide, as Change Makers.

As the Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) you will become a key part of the leadership team, focused on creating a collaborative culture of philanthropy that promotes and encourages transformative giving opportunities while also supporting and elevating the priorities of UQ’s Faculty and Institute based teams. Your portfolio will oversee and directly support the management of all philanthropic programs and associated teams inclusive of Principal, Major, Foundation and Corporate Philanthropy, Leadership Annual Giving, and Gifts in Wills and Planned Giving, and oversight of various international giving vehicles.

You will be an experienced fundraising leader who is mission-driven, committed to positive working culture, highly collaborative and driven to both empower teams and innovate for future growth and impact. As CPO you will be responsible for accelerating UQ’s growth in fundraising and directly supporting the fundraising strategy associated with The Queensland Commitment and future comprehensive campaigns.

To learn more about this opportunity via a confidential discussion, please contact Judith Marks Senior, Consultant or Julie Baker, Consultant at Richmond Associates on +61 (0)2 8218 2185, or at Further information, including the job description, is available here: UQ CPO Candidate Information Pack May 2024

Applications close:     MONDAY 3 JUNE 2024

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to



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