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Careers With Us

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness is built on the talents, attitude and drive of its people. Our culture is our major point of difference and we are determined to preserve and enhance that culture with every new person who joins the team. 

Our leaders are accessible and they really listen to what we have to say. Each of us has an important part to play in the Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness storybook of history and we are empowered to be accountable and creative as we do our work. This means that individual contributions are acknowledged and encouraged.

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness people have all joined our organisation to be part of the journey - to be part of something big, something that has never been achieved before. 

SUSF encourages people to challenge the norm and question process. Our belief is that education and sport go hand in hand and together greatness can be achieved.

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness has a variety of excellent career opportunities, from entry level positions for ambitious new starters to Senior Management roles in a variety of disciplines. If you have a passion for innovation, the ability to not only identify problems but provide creative solutions too, are dedicated to getting the job done, relish working with a team and have a sense of fun, then we'd love to hear from you.

Our stakeholders have very high expectations of us. We respond by recruiting truly outstanding people, providing them with opportunities to grow and learn across a range of different areas.

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness attracts a large number of applications for each vacancy it advertises. Each application is carefully evaluated against the specific requirements of the role so to help us evaluate your resume and ensure that your experience, skills and qualifications are correctly reflected, we would suggest that you make sure the following information is contained in your resume and covering letter.

To view SUSF's job applicant policy click here.

Positions Currently Vacant

All positions vacant within Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness are located here. Please check this page reguarly for all information regarding vacant positions.

Community Programs Manager

General Description:

The Community Programs Manager reports to the Programs & Participation Manager and works closely with a small management team in the Programs and Participation department; whose roles are primarily concerned with maximising participation and enhancing the ‘University experience’ through sport and recreation.

The Community Programs Manager is responsible for the organisation, promotion, development and implementation of programs for school-aged children from associates of The University of Sydney and/or its local community. These programs include: School Holiday Sports Camps, School Sport, Intercollegiate Sport, Special Events, and other Community Engagement programs.

During each school holiday period the School Holiday Sports Camps program hosts approximately 800-1000 children aged between 5 and 15 in holiday camps that can include multi sport, tennis, soccer, netball, water polo, swimming, cricket, basketball, rugby union, AFL, rugby league, martial arts, dance and hockey. This program is a key source of commercial revenue for the organisation while also providing excellent links to the local community. The Community Programs Manager will ensure the delivery of a high-quality program that meets national requirements.

During school term, the School Sport program invites local primary and secondary schools to The University of Sydney, providing opportunities for them to participate in a variety of sport and recreation activities on campus.

The Community Programs Manager will deliver a high level of customer focused service through these programs, while at times providing the external face representing the University’s community and social interaction.

You will also be required to demonstrate a proficient ability to operate in a commercial environment, maximising the resources employed to deliver an acceptable revenue contribution. Flexible work hours are a requirement of the position. Some evening work will be required.

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Netball Umpire

Sydney Uni Social Netball Competition is looking for reliable and enthusiastic netball umpires to join our growing competitions. We run weekly competitions on Tuesday nights and Sunday afternoons with a brand new fast five competition starting on Wednesday nights.

Netball Comps run:

  1. Tuesdays 6.35pm – 10.35pm
  2. Wednesday Fast Five 5.50pm – 8.00pm
  3. Sundays 1.00pm – 9.00pm






Applications are ongoing. Please email your resume to

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Tennis Coach

Sydney Uni Tennis is looking for both casual and part time tennis coaches, with opportunity to increase one’s responsibility as the program develops. The club has recently come under new management and is seeking to substantially expand its junior and adult membership base and there are clear career benefits for those able to play a key role in assisting this growth.

The role of on offer would require capacity to run junior group and private lessons and adult group and private lessons. When coaching you will bring passion to every lesson and show determination to teach every student to perform to the best of their capability. You should have a commitment to working with the club over the long term to create a large tournament player contingent and loyal adult community. 




Applications are ongoing. Please email your resume to

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Teachers of Swimming and Water Safety

Sydney Uni Swim School is looking for reliable and enthusiastic swimming teachers. This fast paced environment, with young motivated teachers, is a great place to work while at uni.

When you commit to a term shift, you get free access to our state of the art facilities. This includes all classes, both gyms, and our 50m indoor size pool. Competitive hourly rate.

If you don’t have your qualifications yet, please contact us as we run Swim Australia accreditation courses.




Applications are ongoing. Please email your resume to

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Interfaculty Sports Internship

The Programs and Participation department are hiring an interfaculty intern to assist with the administration and organization of all the interfaculty sports across the University campus. This fun, fast paced environment is a great place to develop your skills in sports management whilst you are at uni.



The role will commence in August 2018 and you will need to be available on Wednesdays throughout the semester and either Monday or Tuesday for a few hours.

Please note that this is a 6-month volunteer intern position and would be beneficial for those studying sports management and needing work experience hours.

Applications are ongoing. Please send through your resume and a cover letter telling us a bit about yourself to


Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness clubs would not survive without the incredible volunteer army who work tirelessly to make our sporting clubs so great and successful. We would like to thank our current crop of volunteers who ensure that each of their chosen sports are able to train and participate on a week to week basis.

If you wish to become a volunteer with one of our 47 sporting clubs please contact Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness at detailing the sport you are interested in or alternatively you can contact one of our sporting clubs directly. To find the list of our sporting clubs click here.


Sydney University Boat Club (SUBC) is seeking a dynamic individual to undertake the role of Development Coach & Program Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most prestigious rowing clubs in the country. The successful candidate will hold a key position in the club which consists of two major components; coaching and program administration.

·         Full-Time Maximum Term Contract plus flexible and extended hours to meet the needs of the position

·         The closing date for applications will be Thursday 10th April.

·         The salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

The SUBC Development Coach & Program Manager will be responsible for the following;

·         Coaching a development squad – currently the Men’s Under 21 squad

·         Running the SUBC Scholarship Program, including administration for the Rowers in the SUSF EAP, and regularly liaising with SUSF and EAP staff.

·         Athlete recruitment in conjunction with the Head Coach, which will be a key part of this role and will include Talent Identification, and networking with schools to attract quality athletes to SUBC

·         General administrative duties, including; regatta entries, camp and regatta planning, organisation and logistics.


High Performance Coaching

1.    Implement the Annual Training Program for a specific squad of athletes within the SUBC Program on a daily basis;

2.    Provide technical instruction to athletes to assist in their development;

3.    Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technical improvements in the sport of Rowing;

4.    Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of every athlete’s activities in and out of the boat, including Academic Performance;

5.    Keep detailed records of land training and on-water training and competition performances;

6.    Liaise with Elite Athlete Program (EAP) staff to monitor and assist athletes in line with SUSF/EAP objectives for University Students;

7.    Maintain documented goals and objectives for each athlete under your responsibility;

8.    Utilise video camera footage and computer aided software to enhance the technical expertise of the athletes;

9.    Utilise all other technical facilities available through SUSF, SUBC and through NSWIS to maximise the performance of SUBC rowers

10. Utilise the SUSF Athlete Management System to enhance the management of all athletes.






Personnel Management

1.    Work cooperatively with other SUBC staff to ensure all tasks outlined in respective duty statements are completed;

2.    Work cohesively with other SUBC coaches in the implementation of the SUBC training and competition culture;

3.    Attend weekly coaches meetings;

4.    In consultation with the Head Coach, provide a personal Annual Professional Development Plan to SUBC and SUSF;

5.    Develop, implement and enhance the culture and philosophy of the Club.


Recruitment and Retention

1.    Develop a recruitment and retention plan to be implemented for the SUBC Men’s Squad, provisioning for school-aged rowers, school leavers and talent identification;

2.    Coordinate the recruitment and retention of male athletes for SUBC (this includes all athlete progression within SUBC);

3.    Liaise with SUSF EAP staff to support the recruitment and retention of athletes for the SUBC programs;

4.    Work systematically to identify and interview prospective athletes in the existing under age development streams, and particularly those within School Rowing Programs;

5.    Proactively form strong connections with School Rowing Program MICs and 1st VIII Coaches, including attending school regattas and training sessions;

6.    Oversee the organisation, implementation and direction of the Winter School Program, including the recruitment of seasonal casual coaching staff;

7.    Assist the Head Coach to assess and review the Elite Athlete Program (EAP) applicants to determine EAP recipients, including the level of support provided to those recipients, as well as making necessary recommendations to SUSF regarding the level of attainment of an athlete.



1.    Support the Head Coach in the running and delivery of the SUBC program;

2.    Manage and implement the administrative requirements of the SUBC program;

3.    Oversee, coordinate and delegate any relevant administrative duties to other SUBC Coaches;

4.    Attend SUBC Meetings as requested by the Club Executive Committee;

5.    Attend coaches meetings of SUBC and provide input and feedback relating to administration, organisation, planning, and athlete development and performance within the program;

6.    Provide a written report to the SUBC Committee for all major regattas, camps and trips undertaken by the SUBC Program;

7.    Attend monthly meetings with SUSF Executive Director along with the Head Coach;

8.    Complete all regatta entries in conjunction with other SUBC coaching staff;

9.    Manage SUBC Membership lists, including renewal notices and collection of fees;

10. Ordering, purchasing and selling of equipment and spare parts;

11. Report required repairs and maintenance of the SUBC facilities to SUSF;

12. Organisation and logistics for all SUBC Camps and Regattas, including the delegation of specific tasks to other SUBC coaching staff;

13. Provide the SUBC Executive Committee with written reports upon request.


1.    Develop and maintain links with Rowing Australia (RA), National Training Centres (NTC), NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) and NSW Rowing Association (NSWRA) in order to ensure performance of SUBC athletes is known to these bodies.


Other Duties

1.    In conjunction with the Head Coach and Equipment Manager, oversee and assist the continuous maintenance of the SUBC Fleet of Boats;

2.    Oversee and manage the Linley & Glebe Boathouses;

3.    Delegate duties to scholarship holders when required;

4.    Perform other duties as specified by the President, SUBC; High Performance Manager & Executive Director.

Qualifications & Experience:


§  Sport Industry Experience

§  Sports Administration Experience

§  Level 2 (minimum) Coaching Accreditation

§  Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills

§  Organisational and Time Management Skills

§  Proven record coaching Elite Rowers to National and/or International Standard

§  Experience using a Video Camera as a coaching aid

§  Current Driver’s License

§  Experience towing Rowing Boat Trailers


§  Relevant tertiary qualifications – Degree in Sport Science or similar

§  First Aid – Workplace Safety


This position reports to and is accountable to the SUBC Head Coach, SUBC President, SUSF Executive Director and SUSF High Performance Manager.

Conditions of Employment:

§  The position is in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Employment Agreement and the relevant modern award.

§  The successful applicant will be required to complete a Working with Children Check as per NSW Government Legislation.

§  The position has a 6-month probationary period


§  The availability to work a 6 day week plus flexible/extended hours as required to meet the demands of the position and commensurate to the level of the position.

§  This role includes irregular daily working hours, and work on weekends and public holidays is required.

§  This role requires some domestic and international travel.

§  SUSF reserves the right to alter this duty statement at any time.




Please email your resume to, Attn: Tristan.




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