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Senior Coordinator, Advancement Services

Job No.:565284

Work type:Continuing

  • Full time, Continuing  
  • Located at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • Generous package, including 17% Superannuation and a range of employee benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to ensure you keep your life-work balance

The Alumni and Advancement Office (AAO) is responsible for philanthropic fundraising and engagement with La Trobe University’s alumni community (225,000 as at June 2021). The AAO is an outwardly facing unit of the University and engagement with stakeholders is a major element of most activities undertaken.


About the position

The position of Senior Coordinator, Advancement Services, supports the development of data sets/segmentation and reporting solutions. Utilising the Alumni and Advancement bespoke CRM, Raisers Edge, the position uses tools such as Business Objects and PowerBI to build queries and present data that brings to life the AAO Strategy and Campaign requirements. The role holds responsibility for supporting and delivering the short course growth strategy targeting Alumni. It will also be responsible for building and delivering data segments and reporting metrics to drive revenue generation through alumni recruitment in short courses across La Trobe.


Skills and Experience 

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • An undergraduate degree in any area relevant to the position with at least 4 years subsequent experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in small teams.
  • Demonstrated organisation and problem-solving skills, with an ability to manage several different projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in data analytics and data segmenting to meet specific requirements.
  • Advanced user of Raisers Edge Classic and Raisers Edge NXT.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Power BI, Business Objects and other data reporting tools.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of financial structures and procedures as they apply to philanthropy and fundraising.
  • Basic ability in website/webpage building and development.


Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses


How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Sunday 18th June 2023

Position Enquiries:  Naz Oomar-Mohammedally Via email: n.oomar-mohammedally@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD HEO7 Senior Coordinator Data, Advancement Services.pdf


Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.


Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume


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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.


All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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