Athlete Services Coordinator - Basketball Australia - Closing 8 Mar 2021

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  • Canberra ▸ ACT ▸ Australia
  • Feb 15, 2021
Full time Coordination

Job Description

Basketball Australia (BA) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the position of - Athlete Services Coordinator - BA Centre of Excellence.

This exciting opportunity is a full-time role and is located at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE), on the campus of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra.

Role purpose –

  • Coordinate organisational logistics in the conduct of a fully residential elite youth high performance program
  • Provide support to Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence and NBA Global Academy (NBAGA) athletes aged 16-19 years to assist in their engagement in a Daily Training Environment (DTE)
  • Provide support to the Basketball Centre of Excellence and NBGA coaches in the delivery of the Daily Training Environment

Roles and responsibilities –

  • Coordinate the travel and organisational logistics for athlete education, health and wellbeing activities
  • Liaise with the Australian Institute of Sport and Basketball Australia High Performance Management on the residential requirements for the program athletes
  • Coordinate athlete travel (domestic) as required
  • Maintain ongoing communication to parents/carers and other stakeholders
  • Provide support to the program coaches in the provision of on-court sessions, including equipment, venues and technology requirements
  • Coordinate the administration and recording keeping of athlete information, documentation, and uniforming needs
  • Provide administrative support as required to BA COE and NBAGA coaches
  • Liaise with external service providers regarding athlete specific activities and requirements

Key stakeholder relationships – internal

  • BA Centre of Excellence and NBA Global Academy athletes
  • Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence Coaches
  • NBA Global Academy Coaches
  • BA Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement staff
  • BA Melbourne office

Key stakeholder relationships – external –

  • Parents/carers of BA COE and NBAGA
  • Australian Institute of Sport residential staff
  • NBA Development staff
  • School contacts
  • Athlete health care providers
  • State and Territory associations as required

Required skills and qualifications –

  • Tertiary qualifications in sports administration or a related field
  • Unrestricted driver’s licence (light rigid vehicle license is desirable)
  • Working with Children clearance (or state equivalent)
  • Functional knowledge and skills in the Microsoft 365 suite

Desirable traits and experience –

  • Experience working in a high-performance sports environment
  • High level empathy for athletes in the elite emerging pathway
  • Understanding of the requirements of the daily training environment
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to be pro-active in a dynamic environment

Applications –

Written applications, including a cover letter and resume of no more than four pages, should be addressed via e-mail to Michele Menso –

Applications close 5pm, Monday, March 8, 2021