Manager: Advancement Operations (HEO 8)

University of South Australia
June 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:$108
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  • Open to Australian Aboriginal Peoples and UniSA employees only

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE), continuing position based in Advancement Services at City West campus
  • Starting Salary: $108,351 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, you will be responsible for a suite of internal business services which enable the University's core advancement functions of Alumni Relations and Fundraising. You will manage the Advancement Operations team and be the first point of contact within the University for Advancement Operations enquiries, and be responsible for all Advancement analysis and reporting, systems and business intelligence.

    Advancement Operations encompasses the programs and services which enable a systematic approach to be taken to Alumni Relations and Fundraising. These include the management of the University's alumni and supporter database (and its associated complex processes), prospective donor research and management, as well as gift receipting and related financial operations.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Postgraduate qualifications and/or extensive experience in business, marketing, public relations, communications or a related discipline or equivalent demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience
  • High level planning and management skills and proven ability to lead teams and engage with senior executives in developing and implementing strategy
  • High level interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including strong representational skills and the ability to relate to a broad cross- section of people inside and outside the University, at various levels, and from different cultures
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge and understanding of the implementation and operational management of Advancement Data services, CRMs, marketing automation systems or equivalent systems, programs and services
  • Extensive experience in the management of technology projects, including the ability to develop, implement and contribute to continuous improvement of procedures, processes and systems that enhance service delivery and support best practices
  • Highly analytical nature with attention to detail and sound reporting abilities. Experience in using data analytics and producing well rounded interpretation and recommendations
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements
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    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only.

    Please address your cover letter to Alex Koszegi, Team Lead: Talent Attraction. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6233.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 10 June 2024

    To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either identify as an Australian Aboriginal Person, or be a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of the appointment.

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