Position Title: Athletics Inclusion Program Manager
Position Location: Melbourne, VIC preferred but negotiable
Travel Required: This position will require some domestic travel, after hours and weekend work
Position Type: Full Time or Part Time to be negotiated
Little Athletics Australia (LAA) is the national governing body for the sport of little athletics in Australia. LAA’s operations are underpinned by our organisational values of inclusion, integrity, innovation and excellence. The organisation is a voluntary organisation with a membership base of State and Territory member organisations, and children and their families throughout Australia. The athlete membership in Little Athletics is upwards of 80,000 children.
LAA shares a vision with University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) to transform athletics into the most inclusive sport in Australia. LAA aims is to provide high quality, accessible, life changing opportunities through sport and physical activity to all children of all abilities, improving health, confidence and skills, increasing positive behaviours and bringing enjoyment and connection. To achieve this vision, LAA has partnered with USC to deliver The True Inclusion Athletics program.
The True Inclusion Athletics program will develop and implement an Australia wide Athletics Inclusion strategy with the aim to empower and enhance opportunities and pathways of young people with additional needs, through athletics, including ensuring children who seek to, can take part in athletics, including the competition.
Little Athletics Australia is seeking applications for an Inclusion Program Manager (IPM) who is a highly engaged, autonomous and proactive professional, passionate about providing meaningful opportunities to all individuals through sport. The IPM will bring skills in strategy development & execution, relationship management, project management and sporting experience, to lead this unique program, responsible for achieving greater levels of inclusion within athletics. The IPM will embrace and promote innovation, and paradigm change for the treatment of people with disability, understanding the gaps and opportunities to include all children in athletics. In this high-profile role, the IPM will collaborate with numerous operational, development and product teams inside and outside LAA and USC to coordinate, define and implement solutions that create and deliver the True Inclusion Athletics vision.
Reporting to Little Athletics Australian Development and Projects Manager and working closely with USC the True Inclusion Athletics Program Manager will be someone who will build collaborative relationships, working closely with others to identify and resolve barriers to success and to create and execute change.
Manage the coordination, design and implementation of the True Inclusion Athletics program for Little Athletics Australia and USC including:
These responsibilities should be read in conjunction with Little Athletics Australia’s Workplace Health and Safety policy and procedures. Specifically:
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