Social Sport and Program Delivery Supervisor

Banyule, Australia
14 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Located at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $54,824 - $61,318 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

La Trobe Sport is a University initiative with the strategic goal of developing La Trobe University into the University of choice for Sport in Australia. La Trobe Sport facilitates programs, partnerships, research and course developments to enable La Trobe to be the leading university in Australia for sport-related teaching and research, to support student participation in sport and sport related clubs and to actively engage the local community and schools through the use of its sporting facilities and sport services.

Stage 2 of La Trobe’s $150 million Sports Park development is expected to be complete by January 2020, housing a state of the are teaching and research facility, an elite performance space and world class sporting facilities to support major sports events, regular grass roots competitions and community recreation opportunities for up to 10,000 local community members per week.

About the position

The Social Sport & Program Delivery Supervisor will support the Aquatic & Community Programs Coordinator to deliver the sport programs and bookings delivered by La Trobe Sport. They will arrange and support internal and external activities; collate and record relevant information/documentation and ensure activities/events are administered efficiently. The role will provide support and guidance to casual staff through on the job training/coaching.

The Program Delivery Supervisor will be required to work outside regular work hours on a rotating roster dependent on sport facility bookings, and act as the building warden and duty manager to ensure facility operational standards are maintained.

Skills and Experience

To be successful you will have relevant qualification in sport management or a combination of relevant experience and education/training in a similar role. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills as well as a flexible attitude to work are essential for the role. Your ability to prioritise, work independently and as part of a team will be highly regarded.  Knowledge of community sport programs and organising sporting competitions will be invaluable in this role

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 1st December 2019 by 11:00 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Andrew Tomlinson, Interim Deputy Director – La Trobe Sport on 9479 3960 or

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Alyssa Brabender, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1102 or

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 559016 under current vacancies.

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.