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Centre Manager - Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre

YMCA Victoria

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  • Oak Park Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
  • Manager Grade 3: $107,617 pa incl super
Closing 29 Jan 2021
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Description

At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.

About Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre

After a $27.3 million redevelopment, the Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre was completed in September 2018 and offers a state of art 24-hour gym and spinning studio as well as a multipurpose and group fitness room. The seasonal outdoor aquatic area comprises of a heated 50 metre pool, 20m learn to swim pool, two waterslides and a children's water play pool with water features and slide.

The Centre is open all year round with the aquatic areas open from 1 October through to 30 April and all pools heated.

Key Elements of the Role 

The Centre Manager will be highly visible within the centre and also within the local community, forming strong relationships and partnerships that add value to the business operations and ensure services meet the needs of our customer and communities.

The Centre Manager will be a key leader within the local community and provide leadership and the vision for the operation of the facility and playing a broader role within both the YMCA and Council including:

  • Directly oversee the Middle Management Group and will lead the performance outcomes of the entire centre
  • Will be an efficient, well-organized, showing strong commitment to safety and business operations
  • Will lead the team to be strong, positive and efficient
  • Will be a strong leader of people and provide proactive approach to developing and upskilling the team
  • Will be a decision maker and will be able to prioritise tasks utilizing good time management and organisation skills
  • Will manage the financial outcomes and have a strong financial base for decision making
  • Will have a management style that is aligned with the values and leadership behaviours of both YMCA and Council

Selection Criteria

Capabilities and Behaviours

  • Demonstrates YMCA Victoria values, Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility
  • Creates a culture within the function where personal accountability is promoted to better influence
  • Creates a culture of continuous feedback and clarity of messages within the function
  • Demonstrates leadership that inspires and motivates people across the function to perform to their best

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in leading and developing large staff teams
  • Understanding of the Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Sport and Recreation experience - desirable
  • Facility Operations experience- desirable

Personal Attributes

  • Passionate about and experienced in leading and coaching teams
  • Approachable and personable
  • Realistic and considered with decision making
  • Diligent and consistent in approach

Qualifications 

Mandatory Pre-Requisite Qualifications

  • First Aid Level 2
  • CPR Certificate
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification or equivalent workplace experience
  • Two years relevant management experience

Other Required Qualifications

  • Please refer to your award classification for further details
  • Pool Lifeguard Certificate

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws
  • ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
  • Two reference checks

 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

Attachments

Application Instruction

Please apply with your cover letter and resume. 

Applications close 29 January 2021

Matthew Ford

(03) 8311 4600

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