Prospect Research Adviser

Job No.: 591924

Location: 211 Wellington Road, Mulgrave

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $79,062 - $85,337 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

At Monash, we pride ourselves on having a sense of discovery and wanting to make a positive impact across the communities we serve. For colleagues across the External Relations, Development and Alumni division (ERDA) in the President and Vice-Chancellor’s Office, we have inspired unparalleled levels of philanthropic support from more donors and alumni than ever before.

You are a dynamic and enthusiastic Prospect Research Adviser looking to work within our collaborative team, providing prospect research services to front-line fundraisers. In this role you will play a crucial role in accomplishing fundraising goals of ERDA and the broader University whilst assisting with developing new intelligence gathering methodologies; identifying potential donors and their capacity to contribute to the university.

To be flourish in this role, you will have a relevant degree qualification, along with relevant research experience in a related field, such as not-for-profit or corporate research.

You will bring experience in fundraising, including assessing, mapping, scoping and vetting prospects, ideally in a higher education or not-for-profit sector. You will utilise your exceptional analytical and conceptual skills, and proven ability to gather intelligence, to ensure this role is a success.

If you are ready to take on this challenge, we strongly encourage you to apply now.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Ms Dan Hui Wang, Prospect Research Manager, External Relations, Development and Alumni, +61 3 9903 4852.

Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 28 May 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

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Job region
Monash University
Full time
$79,062 - $85,337 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Ms Dan Hui Wang +61 3 9903 4852.
Closing date
Tuesday 28 May 2019