Diving Assistant Coach (Talent)

Posted on May 13, 2019 by

The NSWIS Diving Assistant Coach (Talent) is responsible for assisting with the provision of high-performance coaching services to targeted NSWIS scholarship and talented athletes with the goal of optimising performances of these athletes nationally and internationally at benchmark events.

The NSW Institute of Sport [NSWIS] is an elite sporting organisation that supports Australian athletes to become world’s best. We are a nationally focused high-performance centre reaching all regions of NSW with an Olympic and Paralympic training facility based at Sydney Olympic Park. Our experts work in collaboration with partners within the national sporting system to create and deliver high performance services and environments to prepare athletes and coaches for international competition.

NSWIS prioritises the development of our people and we support flexible working arrangements to achieve a work/life balance. It is important that our people feel respected, engaged, and contribute to the organisation’s success and we take pride in seeing our people perform at their best.

Role Description

About you

You will have:

  • Experience in delivering a successful campaign at a state / national / international level
  • Proven success with devising and executing a long-term plan periodised plan to guide the development of talent / emerging international athletes
  • Experience working in international / domestic high-performance sport environments, developing talented performers into potential podium / podium performers
  • Experience assisting with leadership of a high-performance support team to achieve holistic athlete and sport outcomes
  • Experience with implementing and driving monitoring systems for athlete development and tracking across local/national systems
  • Experience in building and driving partnerships to better achieve shared high-performance development outcomes

Essential Requirements

  • NSW driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check
  • First Aid and Resuscitation Certificate

Applying for the role

To apply for this role please submit:

  1. A cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and focus capabilities for the role (maximum 1 page)
  2. An up to date CV outlining experience, qualifications and achievements (please include at least three referees)
  3. A response to the pre-screening question below (max 1 page)

Pre-screening question (Please limit your response to 1 page)

  • Please outline the steps on how you have assisted in delivering a successful Talent Identification strategy at a state / national / International level?

This is a full-time position, offering a salary of $64,684 – $68,966pa. The contract period is until 31 December 2020 in line with the Olympic cycle.  An extension of contract may be possible through the next four-year cycle based on funds being available and performance.

If you would like to enquire about the role contact Daniel Blattman, Senior Coordinator, Sports Programs and Projects at Daniel.Blattman@nswis.com.au.

To apply, send your application to recruitment@nswis.com.au by midnight Tuesday, 21 May 2019.  Only those applications which address the selection criteria and focus capabilities will be considered by the Selection Panel.

For more information about the NSW Institute of Sport please visit www.nswis.com.au. It is anticipated interviews will be held the week commencing 27 May 2019.

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