The Australian National University (ANU) is one of the world’s foremost research universities. Distinguished by a relentless pursuit of excellence, it attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world. Consistently ranked as Australia’s number one university, ANU also ranks among the world’s finest universities. Located in the nation’s capital, ANU is renowned for the quality of its research, the excellence of its teaching, and its ongoing contribution to public life.
Philanthropy and alumni engagement are increasingly essential to how ANU supports its students, advances its research, and furthers its international collaborations. ANU Advancement has been building the philanthropic foundation for ANU, upon which the University plans to launch its first comprehensive and significant fundraising campaign.
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) hosts the largest assembly of scholars dedicated to working on Asia and the Pacific in the English-speaking world. The College has driven Australia’s engagement and understanding of its neighborhood. The work conducted here has established the University as a global centre of excellence in research, teaching, and influence on Asia and the Pacific. The Organizationally, the College comprises four Schools: the School of Culture, History and Language, the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, and the Crawford School of Public Policy – and two Research Centres: the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) and the Australian Centre on China in the World.
The Head of Advancement is a critical position within the College of Asia and Pacific and a senior member of the University’s Development Team. It is responsible for delivering on the College and University’s philanthropy and alumni engagement strategy and meeting ambitious fundraising goals. The successful candidate will be a sophisticated fundraiser with energy, commitment and an exceptional track record in relationship management with major donors. ANU is looking for a vibrant personality who can lead, build and collaborate, to help advance a culture of philanthropy within the College and beyond.