Swim Coach - Griffith University - 29 May 2022

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  • Mount Gravatt Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • May 14, 2022
casual coaching Swimming

Job Description

About the Opportunity

Griffith University is a progressive, values-led university dedicated to learning, leadership, and innovation. This is your chance to help us achieve our vision to transform lives and add to human knowledge and understanding in a way that creates a future that benefits all. 

Since opening in 1975, Griffith has grown from one campus and 451 students to become a comprehensive, multi-campus institution, with 50,000 students and more than 200,000 graduates. 

The Mt Gravatt Aquatic & Fitness Centre on the Griffith University Mt Gravatt Campus is seeking a suitably qualified Head Swim Coach professional to take the lead in managing our Swim Squad Programs in a casual staff capacity.

Key responsibilities will include developing and delivering all components of the Mt Gravatt Aquatic & Fitness Centre squad programs, increasing participation and engagement, developing and maintaining working relationships with all squad members, families, potential customers and all relevant stakeholders whilst upholding a high level of customer service at all times. This opportunity will see you work within a team focused on delivering a service that achieves the vision, mission and goals of the organisation.

About you

The successful applicant will be reliable, flexible and customer focused. Will have experience managing and executing high quality swimming programs to a diverse range of participants both youth and adult age groups. Current Coaching qualifications and extensive experience are required, and pool lifeguard qualifications is advantageous. You will display the values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and responsibility.

Availability: Must have flexibility to work on mornings and evenings across the week including availability to work on weekends.

This is a casual position based at the Mt Gravatt Campus.

Salary range

Casual hourly rate based on qualifications and experience.

Why join Griffith? 

As a values-led organisation, at Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a dynamic and strong organisational culture. We support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. We offer:  

  • Flexible working options and a supportive work environment. 
  • Salary packaging options and corporate health discounts. 
  • Generous leave entitlements, including paid parental leave and leave loading. 
  • Support with future learning opportunities through our educational staff assistance scheme.  

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. For more information please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page. 

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