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Athlete Development Coordinator

Work Type: Contract / Temporary Category: Personal Trainer
Location: Christchurch Company: University of Canterbury

Athlete Development Coordinator

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Athlete Development Coordinator to work alongside an exceptional UC Rec and Sport team.

Athlete Development Coordinator
UC Rec CentreStudent Services and Communications

Part- time (20 hours per week)

Fixed-term for 12 months

What You Will Do

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Athlete Development Coordinator to work alongside an exceptional UC Rec and Sport team. You will promote and develop the profile of sport and increase participation in sport activities at UC, thereby enhancing the overall student experience. This role includes the coordination of the Sports Academy Programme and mentoring of UC Sport Coaching interns.

Who You Are

You will have a Bachelor's Degree (NZQA Level 7) in the area of Sport Science, Strength and Conditioning, Physical Education, Sport Coaching, Kinesiology or similar, as well as experience in the development and implementation of sport programmes. Involvement in Sports Academies is beneficial but not essential. You will have experience working with high performance athletes as well as experience in writing and delivering strength and conditioning programmes. In addition, you will have the ability to competently use all modern office technology and excellent organisational skills including the ability to cope with competing demands and work independently.

Who You Will Work With

The UC RecCentre team delivers positive and holistic health, sport and well-being programmes to the student community. UC believes that sport and recreational experiences for students forms an integral component to the UC experience.

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of amp;quot;People Prepared to Make a Differenceamp;quot;. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 21st October (midnight NZ time)

How to Apply

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Unfortunately we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator,

You must have New Zealand or Australian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or a valid visa that allows you to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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Only people with the right to work in New Zealand may apply for this position.
For advice on obtaining a New Zealand work or residence visas please visit the New Zealand Immigration Service.