Swim Coach - Griffith University - Closing date 13 Jul 2022

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  • Brisbane Queensland, Australia
  • Jun 13, 2022
casual coaching Swimming

Job Description

About the OpportunitySince 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 to take the lead in managing and growing our amateur Swim Squad Program, in a casual staff capacity. Hours are based on seasonal requirements and program growth, and currently sit in the range of 10-15 hours per week. 

  • Develop and deliver all components of the Mt Gravatt Aquatic & Fitness Centre squad programs
  • Increase participation and engagement
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with all squad members, families, potential customers and all relevant stakeholders
  • Uphold a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Work within a team focused on delivering a service that achieves the vision, mission and goals of the organisation.

About you

  • Reliable, flexible and customer focused.
  • Experience in 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, (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.  

How to apply 

Please note : this role is being readvertised and therefore previous applicants need not apply. 

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following: 

  • A covering statement outlining your suitability for the role.
  • Current curriculum vitae, including name and contact details.   

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.  

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights. 
Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.  

Further Information  
For further information about this role, please contact contact Kate Williams, Manager, Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Mt Gravatt, on +61 (0)7 3735 5942.

For application queries, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 3735 4011.  

 Closing date: This role will remain open untill filled. Resumes will be reviewd upon reciept. All applications must be submitted online.