Coordinator, Alumni and Community Relations

Coordinator, Alumni and Community Relations

UTS - Advancement Unit

Sydney, NSW

Posted on: 8 January 2019

Closing date: 28 January, 2019

The UTS Advancement Unit is recruiting for a Coordinator, Alumni and Community Relations to delivering a sustainable, university-wide Alumni and Community relations program, utilizing a relationships-based approach, to build support from Alumni, advocates and friends of the university, to achieve the outcomes of the Advancement Unit and UTS.

The UTS Advancement Unit is responsible for providing leadership and management of philanthropy and alumni relations at UTS.

The Coordinator, Alumni and Community Relations will Identify and develop new and broaden existing relationships with alumni and friends, across a wide variety of segments, managing programs to ensure the objectives of the university are met.

What can you bring to the role?

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with good interpersonal skills to effectively manage relations with alumni and other key stakeholders
• Ability to translate and relate university needs, strategies and projects to a broad, diverse and disparate Alumni and advocate community
• Strong project management skills, including the ability to initiate projects, work independently and flexibly, build consensus among team members, manage competing priorities and meet project deadlines;
• Demonstrated experience in alumni relations or development, preferably in the higher education sector
• Tertiary qualification with subjects in marketing and/or communication and/or relevant work experience

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

Base Salary Range: $88,288 to $97,668 pa (HEW 7)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

You are required to address the following selection criteria in your submission in a separate document:

– Relevant tertiary qualifications and or recognized industry experience

– Three to five years of experience, preferably in the higher education sector (or a comparable organization), in alumni relations, development, or serving in a similar role in the private / public sector.

– Ability to develop and implement a dynamic and sustainable alumni, advocate, friends and community relations program in support of the University’s mission

– Strong project management skills, including the ability to initiate projects, work independently and flexibly, build consensus among team members, manage competing priorities and meet project deadlines;

– Demonstrated ability to build positive and collaborative relationships with colleagues and other stakeholders at various levels, from diverse cultural backgrounds and at every level of an organisation.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC122351.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Monday 28 January 2019 11:59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.