Griffith University

Manager, Mt Gravatt Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Griffith University

  • Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
  • $74,972 to $80,042 pa
Closing 18 Feb 2019
Applications 0


About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Campus Life is responsible for the planning, construction and on-going operation of the University’s built environment and grounds. The Office also provides a range of ancillary and support services that encourage student engagement and provide essential amenities to staff, students and visitors of the university.

Griffith Sport forms part of Campus Life and provides a diverse range of sporting and recreational activities, services and facilities for staff, students and the external community.

The opportunity

The Manager, Aquatic & Fitness Mt Gravatt is responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the Aquatic centre, Fitness Centre, Field, Outdoor Courts and Rec Hall located on the Griffith University Mt Gravatt Campus. The position is required to engage with internal and external stakeholders optimising facility utilisation and performance. This position manages a full time Aquatics Program Coordinator who manages an extensive learn to swim program. The position is also responsible for a number of casual staff such as lifeguards, administration and personal trainers and  is a full time continuing position based at the Mt Gravatt campus.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Mt Gravatt campus.

About you

The successful candidate will have highly developed communication, organisational, negotiation and administrative skills with demonstrated people management skills. They will be self-motivated and able to demonstrate a high level of individual initiative, discretion and judgement to perform duties independently and to manage multiple tasks with limited supervision. Experience in the management of sport facilities is required, ideally in aquatics.  Involvement in student based services would be advantageous.

Salary range

HEW 6: Salary $74,972 - $80,042 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $87,718 - $93,649 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    1. Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    2. Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    3. Employment history, including present position;
    4. Name and contact details of three referees.


Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.

File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Applicants for General Staff positions (non-academic) must have unrestricted work rights.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Ms Natalee Black, Sport Development & Recreation Manager on +61 (0) 7 3735 7274

For application queries, please contact Aneta Fijal , HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7520

Closing date: 

Monday 18 February at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

  • Swimming Pool Plant Operation and Maintenance qualification
  • Previous working experience in a tertiary environment
  • pool Lifeguard certificate


Apply for this role

Aneta Fijal

07 3735 7520

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