Senior Coordinator, Archery

Posted on June 17, 2022 by

About us

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) is a high-performance sporting organisation that supports Australian athletes to become world’s best. We reach all regions of NSW with an Olympic and Paralympic training facility based at Sydney Olympic Park and high-performance hubs across NSW that provide world class daily training environments for our athletes and coaches. Our experts work in collaboration with partners within the national sporting system to create and deliver high performance support services and environments to prepare athletes and coaches for international competition.

About the role

The NSWIS Archery program operates in partnership with Archery Australia (AA) to provide high performance coaching, services, and resources to categorised athletes targeting success in Olympic and Paralympic (Recurve and Para-Archery) events. The program is primarily delivered through the NSWIS facility in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct and at identified Archery venues in Sydney.

The NSWIS Senior Coordinator, Archery is responsible for the successful coordination, design and implementation of the NSWIS Archery program and will work with the leaders across the AA HP environment. The person appointed to the role must be available to manage when required, national teams at agreed international events and camps including but not limited to World Cups, World Championships, and other benchmark events.

For further information about the role and the key accountabilities please see the job description.

Job Description

About you

You will have:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in sport management/coordination (incl. 5 years High Performance)
  • Proven ability in planning and organising systems to achieve enhanced sport planning and management outcomes.
  • Experience in creating alignment between sport planning and management systems/processes and accountability for sport outcomes.
  • Proven ability to take prompt action to identify opportunities and achieve goals with sport beyond what is required.
  • Proven experience in developing and using collaborative relationships to achieve enhanced high-performance sport outcomes.
  • Success with setting high standards of performance in sport administration and assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing tasks

Essential requirements

  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience sport coordination
  • Awareness of contemporary issues relating to athletes in high performance sport (mental health, wellbeing, social issues)
  • Sport Integrity Australia – Anti-Doping Fundamentals and annual update 2022.
  • Sport Integrity Australia – PBTR – Child Protection and Safeguarding
  • Working with Children Check
  • First Aid and Resuscitation certificate
  • Current driver’s license

Applying for the role

To apply for this role please submit:

  1. A cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and focus capabilities in the job description for the role (maximum 1 page)
  2. An up-to-date CV outlining experience, qualifications and achievements (please include at least two referees)
  3. A response to the pre-screening questions (maximum 400 words per question)

Pre-screening questions (Please limit your response to no more than 400 words)

  1. This role is responsible for supporting a high level of program compliance with NSWIS policies and procedures. Please provide an example of how you have actively facilitated compliance with a particular process or policy?
  2. A coach advises you of an international competition opportunity for a group of NSWIS athletes in a month’s time. What types of information would you seek from the coach/or others and who would you inform (generally, you are not expected to know the specific organisational structure of NSWIS)

If you would like to enquire about the role contact BJ Mather, Director, High Performance at 02 9763 0222.

To apply complete your application via the iworkforNSW by midnight Sunday 17 July 2022. Only those applications that address the selection criteria and focus capabilities will be considered by the Selection Panel.

Apply now

This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles that may arise over the next 18 months.

For more information about the NSW Institute of Sport please visit

The NSW Institute of Sport encourages all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID 19, to be so. Candidates unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccination due to a medical condition may be requested to provide an NSW Health COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication form completed by a medical practitioner.

Commitment to Diversity

The NSW Institute of Sport is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce which reflects our community, sport partners and athletes. We encourage applications from suitable candidates including; of all ages, genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, veterans, refugees, LGBTIQ+ community and people with disability.

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