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Representative Sport Officer - Curtin Stadium

Advertiser: Curtin University3.7081 out of 53.7 overall rating (161 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2021
Perth, Fremantle & Southern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Sport & Recreation, Other
Job Reference: 665867
Curtin Sport & Recreation

Curtin University Sport and Recreation contributes to the vibrant student experience on campus through provision of a wide range of sport and recreation services, activities and programs for students, staff, alumni and the broader community. With a strong focus on enhancing wellbeing and establishing healthy lifestyle habits at any stage of life, Curtin University Sport and Recreation staff play a vital role in encouraging participation at any level from spectator to elite athlete.
Your new role

Commencing as soon as possible, an exciting opportunity is available for a Representative Sport Officer to join our Curtin Sport and Recreation department.  This position assists with the coordination and supervision of sports and activities that provide opportunities for students to represent Curtin University in any level of competition.

The position coordinates the day-to-day administration of representative sport programs, teams and team management. The position also supports Curtin club initiatives and provides assistance with administering the Elite Athlete Support program. This position will also support the operations of the wider Sport and active recreation programs and services including social sport, kids holiday and intra-mural programs.

The ideal incumbent will have a keen interest in the business of sport supported by a strong work ethic, excellent time management and organisational skills accompanied with the ability to meet deadlines.
You will bring to the role
  • Genuine interest and participation in sports and recreation activities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and prior experience in sporting competition management and organising multiple sporting teams involvement, including recruitment and team training.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance to team members and support the creation and maintenance of an effective customer focussed, efficient team culture.
  • Demonstrated experience in risk assessment and development of regulations and guidelines for sports provision.
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills including ability to meet deadlines, proven scheduling/prioritising skills and ability to coordinate sporting competitions.
  • Demonstrated and effective oral and written communication skills to consult, negotiate and liaise with a diverse range of people with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, showing sound skills in standard Microsoft Office applications (eg. Word, Excel and Outlook) and sound understanding of Social Media channels and content creation requirements.
Please note, it is a requirement of this role to have a working with children clearance prior to commencement

What we offer you

The ability to work in a supportive and flexible environment, surrounded with people passionate about Sport and Recreation who consistently deliver excellence. This role has the opportunity to positively impact the lifestyles of all members of the Curtin community.

Curtin Stadium offers staff opportunities to participate in a range of sporting, recreation and fitness activities.

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Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter, resume and response to the selection criteria which can be found in the Position Description.

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Applications close: Wednesday 27 January 2021, 9:00PM AWST

Contact details

If you have a query in relation to the application process please contact our careers team on or call Tara Hallissey on 08 9266 2563.

Inclusion and Diversity at Curtin

We are committed to ensuring that Curtin has an inclusive environment, free from harassment, in which all students, staff and the community feel respected, valued and welcome.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable people with disability to participate fully in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

We have received recognition in this area:
  • Voted one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 (Diversity Council of Australia).
  • Have become one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • Achieved Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation (2018-2020).
  • Voted 16th best workplace for new dads in Australia (HBF - Direct Advice for Dads, 2019).

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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