Curtin University of Technology

Curtin University of Technology

Sports and Recreation Assistant



Job Reference: 1125930

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Join our dynamic team at Curtin Sport and Recreation and seize the exciting opportunity of becoming a Sports & Recreation Assistant! You'll be at the heart of our department, providing operational and logistical support to the Manager, Programs in delivering thrilling sports competitions, programs, recreation activities, and kids' holiday sporting programs.

As a Sports & Recreation Assistant, you'll also play a key role in planning, promoting, and implementing strategies to boost student participation in physical activity. This position offers a wide range of responsibilities, making it perfect for someone who thrives on diverse activities and loves a challenge.

Are you eager to gain experience in the sport industry? This is your chance! We're seeking an ambitious individual with a passion for the business of sport. You will have excellent time management, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and an eager drive to be proactive and demonstrate initiative. This role is well suited towards a high performer who is looking to upskill as a sporting professional.

To be successful in this role, you will require:

  • A valid Working with Children's Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Flexible availability across mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.
  • You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    In addition, as an employed team member under the umbrella of Curtin Sport and Recreation, you are encouraged to utilise all the attractive services offered with a free gym membership to Curtin Stadium's state-of-the-art sport and active recreation facility. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Benjamin Haywood, Team Leader – Intra Mural Programs on 08 9266 9878. About us Curtin University Sport and Recreation contributes to the vibrant student experience on campus through provision of a wide range of sport and recreation services, activities and programs for students, staff, alumni and the broader community. With a strong focus on enhancing wellbeing and establishing healthy lifestyle habits at any stage of life, Curtin University Sport and Recreation staff play a vital role in encouraging participation at any level from spectator to elite athlete.

    Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements and superannuation, flexible working arrangements, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

    For more information about our university, please visit www.

    Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

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    Applications close: 3PM AWST Sunday 24 September 2023

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, and undergo character, integrity, and reference checks.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

    Job details


    Sports and Recreation Assistant


    Curtin University of Technology




    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    September 24, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Education

    About the employer

    Curtin University is a future-focused university based in the scenic city of Perth, Australia, with additional campuses in regional Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius.

    The University is recognised for its strengths in teaching and research innovation, which is reflected in its standing as Western Australia’s top public university for graduate and postgraduate employment, according to the Good Universities Guide 2021.

    We were established in 1966 as the ‘Western Australian Institute of Technology’, before gaining university status and changing our name to ‘Curtin’ in 1987 in honour of the former Australian Prime Minister.

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