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Position: Sports and Recreation Assistant
Institution: Curtin University
Department: Sport & Recreation
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Duties: You will focus on providing operational and logistical support to the Sports & Recreation Program Coordinators in the delivery of the various sports competitions, programs, recreation activities and kids holiday sporting programs organised for the Curtin Community. There will be an element of planning, promoting and implementing strategies which increase and enhance Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) student participation in physical activity and remove barriers to participation. You will have a role in assisting the planning for new programs in this space and then you will be directly involved in the delivery and operational management of programs aimed at CaLD and Indigenous cohorts
Requirements: Demonstrated computer literacy, showing sound skills in standard Microsoft Office applications (eg. Word, Excel and Outlook.). Current Working with Children check. Proven scheduling/prioritising skills and initiative. Demonstrated interest and participation in sports and recreation activities. Demonstrated knowledge of and prior experience in organising sporting and recreational competitions and activities. Sound understanding of Social Media channels. Demonstrated ability to deliver programs to indigenous communities. The ability to conceive, plan and design indigenous focussed programs would be considered very favourably. The position is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants
   
Text: Sports and Recreation Assistant Job No: CURTIN695 Location: Perth Employment Status: Fixed Term Full Time No. of Vacancies: 1 Closing Date: 26 May 2019 Together, we can make tomorrow better 18 month full-time, fixed term contract $54,309 (G03.1) plus 9.5% superannuation Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai. Curtin Sport & Recreation Curtin University Sport and Recreation manage University sporting facilities, services and programs for students, staff, alumni and the broader community. Curtin Stadium is the home of sport and recreation administration, housing the main sports arena, health & fitness centre, multipurpose courts and the Dome. Your new role In support of the deliberate commitments expressed through our University’s Strategic Plan, Reconciliation Action Plan and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment and Engagement Strategy , the filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. Commencing as soon as possible, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sports & Recreation Assistant to join our Curtin Sport & Recreation department. This position will focus on providing operational and logistical support to the Sports & Recreation Program Coordinators and Sports & Recreation Manager in the delivery of the various sports competitions, programs, recreation activities and kids holiday sporting programs organised for the Curtin Community. In addition there will be an element of planning, promoting and implementing strategies which increase and enhance Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) student participation in physical activity and remove barriers to participation. You will have a role in assisting the planning for new programs in this space and then you will be directly involved in the delivery and operational management of programs aimed at CaLD and Indigenous cohorts. This position is broad ranging in its scope and requires someone who is flexible and able to manage a range of diverse activities. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious incumbent to gain experience in the sport industry. 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. Any experience in program delivery or development will be looked upon favourably as will experience working with Children. Click here to view the Position Description You will bring to the role Demonstrated computer literacy, showing sound skills in standard Microsoft Office applications (eg. Word, Excel and Outlook.) Additional experience with booking software and fixturing software would be useful but you will receive training in our specific systems. Current Working with Children check Demonstrated effective self-reliance skills including time management and organisational skills, ability to meet deadlines, proven scheduling/prioritising skills and initiative Effective oral and written communication skills with cross cultural sensitivity. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as effectively as a team member. Demonstrated interest and participation in sports and recreation activities. The ability to umpire sports would be considered desirable Demonstrated knowledge of and prior experience in organising sporting and recreational competitions and activities. Sound understanding of Social Media channels Demonstrated ability to deliver programs to indigenous communities. The ability to conceive, plan and design indigenous focussed programs would be considered very favourably What we offer you The ability to work in a supportive and flexible environment surrounded with people passionate about Sport & 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. For details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/ What we need from you You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria which can be found in the Position Description. Applications close: 5 pm, Sunday 26 May 2019 Valuing Diversity and Inclusion At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance. Contact details To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact: Dan Israel - Sport & Recreation Manager Phone: 08 9266 4150 Email: Daniel.Israel@curtin.edu.au Please only apply via the attached link. Please do not send your resume direct to the above contact. Disclaimer 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. Privacy Acknowledgment
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