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Community Development Coordinator - Brisbane


AusCycling is the nation’s peak riding and cycling body, representing more than 5 million Australians who ride bikes. Formed in 2020 from 19 state, territory, and national bodies, AusCycling is responsible for programs, projects and initiatives that encompass BMX, Cyclo-cross, eSports, Track, Mountain Bike, Road, Para and recreational.

We help school kids learn to ride, we stage more than 500 events each year, we nurture clubs and create pathways, and we are responsible for the training, welfare, and performance of Australian athletes at Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth Games, UCI World Championships, and other major international events.

AusCycling is committed to diversity and inclusion, to integrity and clean sport, to building communities and to achieving excellence in the right way.

AusCycling exists to unleash the unbound potential in everybody.

AusCycling’s ambition is to be a global leader in cycling – known for our positive impact on and off the bike.


Child Safe Statement

AusCycling has a zero-tolerance policy to harm, abuse and/or neglect of a Child and Young Person in any form.

All Children and Young People have the right to feel safe and protected from all forms of abuse, harm, and neglect. Children and Young People have the right to take part in sport in a safe, positive, and enjoyable environment.

AusCycling is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People in Cycling by providing a safe and inclusive environment and by ensuring that everyone involved in Cycling is aware of their rights and responsibilities in relation to Children/Young People.

AusCycling’s policies and practices promote the safety and wellbeing of children and establish an effective, consistent approach to prevent, respond to, and encourage the reporting of allegations of child abuse and harm. We understand our legal and moral obligations to treat any child and young person’s safety concerns seriously. We report any allegations and wellbeing concerns to authorities. We are committed to the cultural safety of all children and young people.

Team Purpose

AusCycling’s Club & Community Enhancement pillar has responsibility for the growth in participation, creating opportunities for more people to enjoy riding their bike regardless of age, circumstance, skill level and location. Primarily this occurs through the channels of school and community programs, working closely with our Clubs and delivery partners to grow the number of Australians riding bikes.

Position Purpose

As part of a network of AusCycling staff around the country, the Community Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the implementation of AusCycling participation and development programs that enhance clubs and communities to promote and grow participation across all types of bike riding.

Responsibilities

The Community Development Coordinator will drive the ‘on-the-ground’ delivery of AusCycling’s participation and club development initiatives. The following responsibilities are indicative of the role:

  1. In collaboration with colleagues from across the country, coordinate the delivery of initiatives and programs to development clubs and promote and grow community participation across all types of bike riding.

  2. Working in conjunction with the Schools Product Lead, leverage school-based programs to drive connection to community riding and clubs.

  3. Work with club and community coaches to develop a network of coaches to deliver school, community, and club programs.

  4. With a focus on participation and club development, work closely with the State Operations Manager to assist in the delivery of the Queensland Operations Plan.

  5. Identify and respond to operational issues as they arise and resolve them in an efficient and timely manner in line with operational policy.

  6. Ensure the Community Development Operations Lead and other relevant staff are briefed and across key issues.

  7. Maintain clear and accurate operational documents, records, and procedures.

  8. Liaise with other Coordinators to share ideas, knowledge, and insights.

  9. Develop and retain positive working relationships with stakeholders including schools, clubs, and councils.

  10. Assist clubs to set up introductory come and try programs and other participation initiatives.

  11. Collect and report on participation data, insights, and learnings to contribute to continuous improvement of AusCycling’s Club Development and Participation products.

  12. Where requested, capture images and videos that can be used by the Media team.

  13. Safeguard the integrity of AusCycling through implementation of the highest standards and community expectations within the state or territory with regard to inclusion, the safety and wellbeing of children, and anti- doping.

  14. Role model AusCycling trademark behaviours

  • Stronger together.

  • People First.

  • Pursue excellence in the right way.

  • Bold enough to go our own way.

Adhere to, uphold, and promote the principles of AusCycling policies and operating procedures.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Monitor, control and manage assigned tasks to ensure delivery within agreed timeframes and budget.

  • Implementation of programs, initiatives, and resources to meet participation growth targets.

  • Positive club sentiment.

  • Positive participant feedback (programs and initiatives).

  • Proactive collaboration within the broader participation team and other business pillars as required.

  • Seek out, welcome and act on feedback.

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement both personally and with regards to participation products.

  • Reporting and compliance for participation programs is achieved.

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Sport Management, Community Engaged or a related field is favourable.

  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate (or the ability to achieve this within a short time frame of commencing in the role).

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in planning, delivering, and coordinating participation initiatives and outcomes.

  • Strong communication skills, including verbally and in writing, and the ability to advocate, represent, influence, negotiate and resolve conflicts should they arise.

  • Experience creating and sustaining effective relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, and to work collaboratively towards common objectives.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects.

  • Analytical ability, data-driven and able to deliver insights to enable evidence-based decision making.

Key Behaviours

  • A can-do attitude, and natural ability to bring enthusiasm and positive energy to the team and the broader community.

  • Entrepreneurial, open to change, sees the opportunity presented by new ideas, and is able to capitalise on innovative alternatives.

  • Identifies and suggests new and innovative approaches and ideas with confidence, in a considered and respectful manner.

  • Customer focused, able to understand other perspectives and strives to build organisational capability to enhance and deliver an outstanding customer experience.

  • Is accountable, takes responsibility, and is proactive in solving problems and seeing issues through to resolution.

  • A team player, works effectively with others, collaborates and shares information to build collective knowledge.

  • Is inclusive in approach and shows respect for all others at all times.

  • Committed to own personal development, product continuous improvement, and the organisational development of AusCycling.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Working with Children’s Check clearance from the relevant authority.

  • Satisfactory Police Check (in the absolute discretion of the Company); and

  • Satisfactory No Doping Declaration (in the absolute discretion of the Company).

Notes

This role requires the incumbent to hold and maintain a Working with Children Clearance, along with a driver’s license. Due to the timing of AusCycling events, programs and meetings, this role also requires flexibility in work hours including being available to work weekends, public holidays and out of hours’ work, as necessary.

At AusCycling, we embrace our people as one of our greatest strengths. Our ambition is to “unlock the potential of everybody.” We believe in the inherent value of every individual, regardless of their background, identity, life experiences, or ability, and are committed to creating inclusive environments that celebrate differences and where everyone experiences a sense of belonging. We believe that fostering environments of respect, empathy, and kindness is essential for growth, and that connection to each other, to community and to our country, creates a stronger, richer, and more united sport. Together, we create a culture where everyone can thrive and contribute to our shared success.

Our dedication to honouring the land and respecting the people of this country is at the core of our values. Reinforcing two of our key trademarks, Unite and Empower, and Stronger Together, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture belong at the heart of our environments and practice. AusCycling recognises that every time a member of our community gets on a bike, they are riding on the lands of First Nations people. We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country and their ongoing connection to the land on which we live, ride and work. We pay our respects to their culture and to Elders past and present and acknowledge the value that First Nations people make to Australian sport and society.

AusCycling values and strives to deliver an inclusive and diverse workforce, representative of the communities we work within. We welcome and encourage applications from all people who have an interest to work with us, and who can make a positive and new contribution to our team.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@auscycling.org.au

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