St Joseph's College is a Secondary Boys’ Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Education tradition with an enrolment over 1840 students.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children.  We promote the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.  The College’s child-safe policies and code of conduct informs about our child-safe practices and emphasises that the College is committed to child safety.  The CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety emphasises the system-wide importance placed on child safety within Catholic education in Victoria.  Applicants are encouraged to review these documents at:  http://www.sjc.vic.edu.au/new/student-wellbeing/our-commitment-to-child-safety  The appointment of successful applicants will require adoption and compliance with our Child Safety policies and Code of Conduct.
All applicants will be subject to Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and legislative screening procedures.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (teachers only) or the completion of a National Police Check and retention of a valid Working with Children (Employee) Check.

These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

St Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions being advertised will be posted below and also at www.teachers.on.net.
For general enquiries, please submit a letter of introduction and your resume, listing three referees, electronically to: recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au.
For any other questions please email: recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au

Positions Open

Fundraising and Alumni Coordinator

Position: Fundraising and Alumni Coordinator - Full Time Ongoing
Employer: St Joseph’s College Geelong
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Award: Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018
Category: Education Support –Category C (seven weeks paid holidays to be taken in school holidays) 
Wage Range: $72,700 - $82,400 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 3 November 2020


The College is seeking an ongoing Full Time Fundraising and Alumni Coordinator commencing 27 January 2021 who will be responsible for key stakeholder management, and for the coordination of a wide range of Alumni and Foundation activities, including College Reunions, Annual Giving, Bequests and community engagement.
The successful applicant will work closely with community groups including the College Foundation and Old Collegians Association and provide support to the Director of Community and Development. 
St Joseph’s College is seeking to appoint a passionate community-minded person with advanced interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in fundraising activities would be an advantage.



  • Coordinate recruitment activities to solicit leads from current supporters, community groups and the general public as well as coordinate the relationship with confirmed Bequestors to engage them with St Joseph’s College and retain their support.
  • Manage Alumni relations through working with the Old Collegians Association, and recent past pupils, to:
  • Facilitate reunions, and to involve former students in the School with a view to encouraging their eventual philanthropic support,
  • Promote the School, its development and fundraising plans, and to facilitate and foster the ongoing operation of an effective Alumni organisation, and
  • Develop and expand the Past Parent Group as an important support base for the School.
  • Assist Director of Community and Development to plan and deliver existing donor events program including assisting with hosting events.
  • Identify and recommend new programs of recognition for donors including implementation strategy.
  • Initiate and maintain telephone contact, relationship development, assistance in conducting and organizing supporter events.


  • Develop member briefing sessions on positive impact gifts. 
  • Plan marketing material, events and promotional drives to ensure key fundraising messages are included.
  • Provide administrative and research support to St Joseph’s College Foundation as required including preparation of material for reports and twice yearly articles for publication. 
  • Administer the College’s Foundation programs, particularly in the areas of:
  • Bequests, Annual Giving, Database Management.
  • Record keeping and receipting including production of reports on progress and outcomes of appeals.
  • Reminders and renewals for donors and follow up by telephone.
  • Donor recognition and stewardship program.
  • Act as the Liaison Officer between the College support groups and the College  for functions held which are within the scope of the Community and Development Office.  Ensure venues for meetings and functions are booked and that appropriate arrangements are in place.
  • Regularly attend meetings and appropriate functions of the Old Collegians Association.  As required, provide assistance to ensure meeting outcomes and decisions are implemented in a timely and effective manner.


  • Maintain College Community database comprising past students, past parents & staff, donors, deceased register and Old Collegian Association membership records. 
  • Maintain College Old Collegians directory comprising collection, management and maintenance of email addresses and including regular electronic updates and communications.
  • Prepare, update, maintain & segment donor / supporter spreadsheets for Major Raffle, Special Event Sponsorship, Capital Appeals, Bequests, Foundation Membership, Bursary Fund, and Group Marketing Plans. Including mail merges for direct mail invitations, support requests, receipts and letters of thanks.
  • Maintain accurate databases (using TASS Events)


  • Commit to ongoing professional development in the field
  • Participate in the staff appraisal and coaching processes
  • Be an active member of a relevant professional associations as duties permit
  • The position is required for times outside of the ‘normal’ working day due to the nature of the role.
  • The position is permitted to work remotely if required with approval from Director of Community and Development.
  • Assume other responsibilities, which may be in addition to the duties outlined, as delegated from time to time, by the Director of Community and Development.


  • Provide students with a child-safe environment.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the College's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety.
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing.
  • Exercise pastoral care in a manner which reflects school values.
  • Implement strategies which promote a healthy and positive learning environment.


  • The successful applicant would demonstrate:
  • Advanced Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An ability to communicate publicly and tell the story of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience with engaging various internal and external stakeholders with an ability to influence people at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • A high level of initiative. 
  • The ability to work both independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Well organised and work with a high degree of accuracy at all times. 
It is anticipated that the Fundraising & Alumni Coordinator would have the following: 
  • Experience in administration of a challenging work environment
  • Competent IT skills. 
  • The ability to relate well to staff and students
All individuals employed by the College need to have a Working with Children Card (Employee) and a National Police Record Check.

Further information regarding the appointment is available from the Director of Community and Development Mr Kristen Gleeson, email gleesonk@sjc.vic.edu.au 

Please submit a letter of introduction identifying the position/s you are applying for and your resume listing three referees to:
Human Resources Manager
St Joseph's College Geelong
135 Aphrasia Street, Newtown VICTORIA 3220
Ph:03 5226 8131 I Email: recruitment@sjc.vic.edu.au

Applications close Tuesday, 3 November 2020