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Griffith University
28 days ago
Griffith University
South Bank, Queensland, Australia (on-site)
28 days ago


  • Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Primary Location (Campus): Gold Coast Campus
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department ID: Advancement - GDA
  • Appointment Type: Continuing


Company Description

Creating a brighter future for all
Griffith University is a progressive, values-led university dedicated to learning, leadership, and innovation. This is your chance to help us achieve our vision to transform lives and add to human knowledge and understanding in a way that creates a future that benefits all.

Since opening in 1975, Griffith has grown from one campus and 451 students to become a comprehensive, multi-campus institution, with 50,000 students and more than 250,000 graduates.

Advancement fosters a culture that actively seeks philanthropic support from philanthropists, charitable trusts and foundations, alumni, staff, students and corporations. The Advancement office engages with people and community groups who want to support Griffith's educational programs and research. Griffith University’s success depends not only on the future generosity of governments and industry partners, but on donations from individuals, corporations and other organisations.

Job Description

Are you passionate about engaging with alumni and building strong relationships? Do you have experience in developing and implementing alumni strategies and programs? If so, you might be the ideal candidate for the Griffith MBA Alumni Engagement Manager position.

We are currently seeking an Alumni Engagement Manager – MBA for Life to play a pivotal role building on a strong foundation of alumni engagement and developing and implementing programs with a focus on meaningful engagement with alumni of the Griffith MBA Program Suite. 

As the Alumni Engagement Manager- MBA for Life, you will be responsible for growing and enhancing the engagement of the Griffith MBA alumni cohort, both locally and internationally. You will work closely with the MBA Director, the Advancement team, and other internal and external stakeholders to plan, deliver, and promote a range of activities, events, and processes that support the Griffith ‘MBA-For-Life’ alumni program. You will also manage the implementation of elements of the University’s overall alumni strategy, with a specific focus on the Griffith MBA Program Suite.

You will also undertake bespoke individual engagement with Griffith MBA suite graduating students and alumni at all career levels, including relationship building, recognising achievements and engaging for volunteer/philanthropic opportunities.

What we can offer
This is a full-time, continuing position based at either the Griffith University South Bank or Gold Coast campus.  

Salary Range
The base salary for a HEW Level 7 is in the range $93,854 - $101,680 per annum, plus 17% employer superannuation. The total package is in the range $109,809 - $118,966 per annum.


About You
You will be highly organised, detail orientated and able to work both independently and in partnership with the Advancement and MBA Teams.

The successful candidate will have experience of developing, implementing and evaluating successful alumni and/or engagement programs and events in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders incorporating knowledge of the latest engagement trends and research.

You will also have highly developed organisational and administrative skills including the ability prioritise and meet shared goals and deadlines, whilst adhering to policy, procedure and guidelines.

Additional Information

Why join Griffith?
As a values-led organisation, at Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a dynamic and strong organisational culture. We support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. We offer:

  • mix of on campus and work from home options available and a supportive work environment.
  • salary packaging options and corporate health discounts.
  • generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave and leave loading.
  • support with future learning opportunities through our educational staff assistance scheme.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. For more information please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page.

How to Apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • A covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, in particular, addressing the key criteria as stated in the 'About You' section (above)
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume including full contact details
  • Names and contact details of at least three professional referees (no contact will be made without your permission)

Click here to view the Position Description.

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights.
Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.

Further Information
For further information specifically about this role, please contact Joanne Nyland on 0428 519 781 or via email:

For application support, please contact People Services on (07) 373 54011, quoting REF3950A.

Closing date:  Sunday, 26 November 2023 at 5:00pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71412182
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    South Bank, Queensland, Australia
    Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
  • Company Name For Job: Griffith University
  • Position Title: Alumni Engagement Manager - MBA for Life
  • Industry: Alumni Association
  • Job Function: Advancement Management,
    Alumni Relations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: Management
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $93,854.00 - $101,680.00 (Yearly Salary)

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