Job

SPORTS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

PURPOSE OF POSITION
Based on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, this role aims to support people to build long-term capacity and capability to improve how they engage in regular sports programs, develop community based leadership and volunteer contribution to communities.
Critical to the role will be coordination and overview of structured fixtures and training and mentor development of local coordinators to assist in day to day delivery. By establishing leadership roles promote firstly an adult, then a junior competition where role models promote engagement with CDP, education, healthy lifestyle and community safety initiatives at a community level.
The role focusses on delivering fixtures, training local employee Coordinators, attracting funding and working with providers to build a multidisciplinary approach to delivering leadership development and advocacy on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands

SELECTION CRITERIA
Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience supporting local communities, coaches, team managers, umpires and field staff in sporting development and program delivery.
  • Proven experience in program, training and leadership development through a sports development framework.
  • A demonstrated capacity to organise multiple concurrent sporting schedules and fixtures inclusive of volunteers and support staff role tasking.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent budget management and reporting acquittal skills.
  • Proven progress and annual activity report development, promotion, and funding proposal development skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously as required, spending extended lengths of time in remote communities.
  • A competent level of computer literacy, including use of excel spreadsheets, powerpoint presentations and ‘facebook’.
  • Post-secondary sports development qualifications and / or equivalent relevant sector experience and training certificates.
  • Current Australian drivers licence.

Criminal History Check
Applicants must supply evidence of a current National Police criminal history check and WA Working with Children’s Check and pre employment medical  or be prepared to undergo one if short-listed for interview.
Candidates should note that all Communities are ‘dry’ areas and consumption of alcohol is prohibited under the Aboriginal Communities Act.

To apply for this position, please submit a current resume along with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria.  Detailed selection criteria and position description are available on our website https://www.ngaanyatjarra.org.au/jobs
               
For more information, please contact:
Linda Robertson
Human Resources Manager
Ph 08 8950 1719
Linda.robertson@ngcouncil.org.au
Closing date COB 18 February 2019