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Situation Vacant - Program Coordinator Outdoors UWA Sports (closed)


Program Coordinator - Outdoors
UWA Sport is on the lookout for an efficient, well-organised and self-motivated person to fulfill the role of Program Coordinator - Outdoors.
Employer University of Western Australia (UWA) Sport

Work Type Casual
Salary $54,674 to $60,800 pa
Salary Currency Australian Dollar
Location Perth, WA, Australia
Detailed Description
About UWA Sport

Here at UWA Sport, our vision is to be regarded as the leading university in Australia for participation, performance and inclusion in sport.

We believe in the value of sport to individuals and communities. We provide meaningful sport and recreation experiences that strengthen communities and the people within so that they are inspired to discover, pursue and reach their full potential.

The Opportunity

We are on the lookout for an efficient, well-organised and self-motivated person to fulfill the role of Program Coordinator - Outdoors.

The position will be responsible for managing safe, efficient and sustainable outdoor services at UWA, with the aim of increasing participation rates and achieving positive stakeholder feedback. It will involve the design and implementation of outdoor programs, management of staff, establishment of stakeholder relationships and the assessment of student capabilities.

To be successful in the role you will have:

(Selection Criteria)

  • Relevant qualifications in sport and recreation management or outdoor education, and/or extensive experience in the coordination of outdoor services.
  • Demonstrated program management experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of outdoor services (i.e. camps, tours, team building activities)
  • Experience in undertaking training and assessment on individuals for outdoor services (i.e. courses, classes or activities)
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholders and customer relationship management.
  • Experience in supervising casual/contract staff and volunteers, including service contract negotiation.
  • Demonstrated experience with event/program management software for the delivery of services, including their promotion, registrations and operations.
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills.
  • Competent in the use of computers and a good understanding of their application in the sport and recreation industry.
  • Experience in coordinating and compiling information and statistics into complete, clear, and concise records and reports.
  • Experience in implementing and reviewing guidelines, procedures, rules and regulations, and risk management plans for programs.
  • Sound knowledge of the sport and recreation industry and/or university industry
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and flexibility.

To view the full job description for this role, please visit our website:

Selection Criteria Essential

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • Drivers Licence
  • National Police Check
  • Working with children check

Closing Date 25 May 2018
Apply to
Name Sumari Dunn
Phone (work) (08) 6488 3922
Click here to apply for position
How To Apply
For an applicant to be considered, a cover letter, resume and separate document addressing the selection criteria must be submitted.

Applications must be submitted to

Any applicant questions about the role can be directed to Sumari Dunn at

Applications close 5pm, 25 May 2018.

Position classification – Salary level 4 ($54,674 - $60,800)

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