Advancement Manager, Alumni Engagement

Swinburne University of Technology

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HEW 8: $97,837 - $105,518 plus 17% superannuation
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About the job
Want to stretch your leadership skills in an innovative institution?
As the Advancement Manager, Alumni Engagement you will manage a team passionate about delivering innovative strategies to increase engagement within Swinburne’s alumni community. Your work in this role will have a global reach with our alumni community hosting more than 180,000 graduates living in more than 140 countries around the world.

You will support the strategic development and delivery of a diverse range of programs to increase alumni engagement, and will be directly responsible for supporting our global alumni networks. A key aspect of this role is to develop sustainable programs for the alumni community that support university objectives. You will be required to liaise with external stakeholders and the alumni community, and to work with staff across the university to assist in the delivery of their goals through alumni engagement activities.

About Swinburne
Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A track record in developing programs that build relationships.
  • Proven ability and extensive experience in volunteer management and/or alumni activities, including a sound knowledge of appropriate concepts, methods and practices.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, including planning, scheduling, people management, system management and reporting skills.
  • A post-graduate degree with subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


  • Enjoy a 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Discounted annual Myki cards
  • Flexible working arrangements

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For further information about the position, please contact Lily Taylor, Assistant to the Directors, Advancement on 9214 5430 or via email

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 25 March 2019


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