The role will suit a professional who has experience developing, coaching, managing, and leading a Wheelchair Basketball or Basketball program and has worked within international / domestic high performance sporting environments, with a focus on developing talented athletes into podium performers.
Reporting to the General Manager High Performance, the primary purpose of this role is to be a leader of and a key contributor to the overall development and implementation of the VIS Wheelchair Basketball Program, working collaboratively as part of an inter-disciplinary team approach.
The role is a part-time role, employed on a 0.6 FTE basis.
The VIS Wheelchair Basketball program will operate in a partnership with Basketball Australia (BA) and Basketball Victoria (BV) and be based at the world class VIS headquarters in Melbourne’s Albert Park precinct but will require the capacity to travel to training and competition venues.
The Victorian Institute of Sport is one of Australia’s elite high-performance sports training and coaching organisations. Through promoting our maxim of “Success in Sport and Life” the organisation constantly strives to provide an environment in which talented athletes have the opportunity to excel in both their chosen sport and life in general. Underpinning this dedication is a strong set of core values that promote excellence, courage, passion, community, simplicity and success amongst not only the athletes, but also the coaching and support staff equally.
The VIS actively supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.