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Jobs in the Sport Sector

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) delivers a number of programs in partnership with National Sporting Organisations, State Institutes and Academies of Sport, Sate Departments of Sport and Recreation, just to name a few.

There are many opportunities for careers in sport in Australia. This page includes information on current sporting employment opportunities which are not at the ASC.

A list of current vacancies at the Australian Sports Commission can be found at our Careers with ASC site.

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (Gold Coast based) Salary Package circa $100K

Skate Australia is the national body for all skating-based disciplines in Australia bringing together Artistic Skating, Inline Hockey, Roller Hockey, Speed Skating, Roller Derby, Skateboarding and Rolling (Aggressive Inline), representing members and affiliated clubs and state/territory organisations throughout Australia.

The organisation seeks a Chief Executive to advance Skate Australia’s work to promote and support the growth and development of skating at all levels. Reporting to the President of Skate Australia and Board, you will lead a small team and collaborate with volunteer-based branches and State associations.

You will have a well-rounded general management ability in a sports environment - the person appointed will need to supervise staff and oversee administration and general office management. You must have a proven track record of leadership experience and managing complex relationships, with empathy for voluntary participation. You have excellent communication skills and are equally adept at being hands on and strategic in approach.

For a detailed position description, please contact 07 55 933 699 or admin@skateaustralia.org.au or contact Mrs Danae Clark, Skate Australia Board 0414 374 155. Please email your resume, together with a covering letter by 29 May 2015, to admin@skateaustralia.org.au


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PhD Scholarship exploring the holistic development of pre-elite athletes

Applications are invited for a joint funded PhD studentship with the University of Sydney (USyd) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Research and study will primarily take place at the AIS in Canberra. The PhD program provides a unique opportunity to work within the AIS Athlete Pathways and Development Section in conjunction with National Sporting Organisations (NSOs) and contribute to the High Performance sporting pathway in Australia.


The research will be part of an exciting new initiative focusing on evidence-based, holistic development of pre-elite athletes. We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to investigate the impact of our Talent Enrichment initiative on improving the movement skill competencies of pre-elite athletes across multiple sports. The supervisors for this project will be Associate Professor Donna O’Connor and Dr Stephen Cobley from USyd, and Dr Juanita Weissensteiner and Dr Alison Alcock from the AIS.

More information (including eligibility and how to apply) is available here.

Applications Close Monday, 25 May 2015 


 

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PhD Scholarship exploring coordination development of pre-elite athletes


Applications are invited for a joint funded PhD studentship with Southern Cross University (SCU) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Research and study will primarily take place at the AIS in Canberra, with some travel required to SCU Lismore campus. The PhD program provides a unique opportunity to work within the AIS Athlete Pathways and Development Section in conjunction with National Sporting Organisations (NSOs) and contribute to the High Performance sporting pathway in Australia.


The research will be part of an exciting new initiative focusing on evidence-based, holistic development of pre-elite athletes. We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to investigate using objective, state of the art measures, the development and refinement of fundamental movement skills. The supervisors for this project will be Associate Professor Wendy Gilleard from SCU, and Dr Juanita Weissensteiner and Dr Alison Alcock from the AIS. 

More information (including eligibility and how to apply) is available here.

Applications Close Saturday, 30 May 2015 


 

 

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