Events Coordinator

Sippy Downs, Australia
16 May 2018
End of advertisement period
28 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Role Statement

Salary Level: Classification Level 5 (Salary range A$66,509 to A$74,951 gross per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions)

Appointment: Full-time, fixed-term 2 years

USC Vision

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

University Strategic Goals

The University will be:

  1. A comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020;
  2. Positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age; and
  3. A primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

Overview of USC Sport

USC Sport represents a commitment to developing sporting excellence alongside academic success. At USC we’re building the ultimate environment where high performance and emerging athletes can flourish supported by world leaders in coaching, performance development and sport and exercise science research. With year-round idyllic conditions and dedicated athlete support resources, USC is fast becoming a national leader in high performance sport. Our nationally accredited facilities include an indoor sports stadium, 50 meter 10-lane Olympic heated swimming pool, IAAF-standard athletics track, gym (including health and fitness services) and a variety of hard courts and playing fields. USC Sport provides first-class facilities, programs and services for University students, staff, graduates and sporting groups in the Sunshine Coast community. 

Overview of the Role

Under the general direction of the Manager, USC Sport, the Events Coordinator will assist in the coordination and administration for the operations and activities of all USC Sport Precinct events to consistently deliver excellent venue experiences, drive venue usage and deliver positive financial returns. This will include assisting the Manager, USC Sport on major event days, the provision of advice and administration for all event and operational matters, procure and maintain strong relationships with commercial hirers, ensure accurate event settlement in accordance with license agreements and partake in the responsibility for the safety of USC Sport Precinct users in the identification and management of risks, liability and safety concerns and consultation.   

The incumbent will promote a culture that fosters innovation and embraces high quality customer service to engage constructively with stakeholders and clients, displaying strong organisational, conceptual and analytical skills.  The incumbent will assist the Manager, USC Sport to ensure the regulatory and legislative compliance of USC Sport Precinct events, and as a member of the USC Sport team will contribute to the administration for strategic and operational planning, change management initiatives, the development of events budgets and the provision of advice to management on USC Sport-related policies, procedures, schedules and standards.

The successful candidate will possess experience coordinating and administering large scale commercial and community events within large sports venues, including multi-sport facilities and will possess tertiary qualifications in sports administration or business management. 

The ability to work non-standard hours including weekends to cater for the operational needs of the Precinct may be required, along with experience in workplace, health and safety, risk and emergency management and current First Aid qualifications. 

Contact for Further Information

Mr Nathan Gordon

Manager, USC Sport

Phone: 5456 5015


Closing Date

Midnight, Monday 28 May 2018

To Apply

All applicants MUST provide both a statement of claims and resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and write an effective statement of claims is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

To apply please click the Apply button at top of screen.

USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.