High Performance and Pathways Coordinator

Touch Football Australia

  • Milton Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 27 Mar 2019
Applications 0


A. Primary Purpose of the Role

  • Responsible for the delivery of high level coordination and administrative support to the High Performance and Pathways Manager and National Coaches, volunteers and athletes.
  • Coordination of administrative and logistical tasks within the Sport Operations Unit including project logistics for events, camps and tours.

B. Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and deliver logistical support related to camps and tours including accommodation, transport, meals, communication, uniforms, paperwork, medical services, awards and management of historical information.
  • Clearly articulate the policies of TFA to athletes as they relate to their participation in the High-Performance Program.
  • Manage and maintain the TFA Athlete Management System.
  • Liaise with national team athletes (and parents) on administrative and financial matters.
  • Coordinate the design and distribution of national team uniforms.
  • Provide administration support, advice, policy development and decision-making support to the High Performance and Pathways Manager and Chief Operating Officer.
  • Manage project plans and reporting for the High-Performance unit.
  • Work in conjunction with the High Performance & Pathways Manager to monitor all income and expenditure ensuring compliance with TFA processes and procedures.
  • Work in conjunction with the High Performance & Pathways Manager to prepare budgets.
  • Develop and implement policies and processes relevant to the High-Performance program.
  • Provide availability where possible to attend all meetings as required by relevant Management.
  • Prepare annual and progress reports as they relate to the High-Performance Program.
  • Provide high-level customer service to participants, affiliates, volunteers and partners.

C. Key Relationships

  • Work closely with and under the direction of High Performance and Pathways Manager.
  • Work with relevant TFA personnel and relevant state staff.
  • Work with key volunteers within the High-Performance unit.

D. Key Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated initiative and self-management
  • Demonstrated success in program delivery and logistics.
  • Knowledge of best practice in High Performance systems and structures.
  • Sound knowledge, relationship or background in Touch Football.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and competence in the use of technology and systems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills supported by high quality interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in working to a budget and in line with operational plans.
  • Capacity to work outside of normal working hours and undertake travel as required.
  • Current driver’s license and personal vehicle.

E. Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in sport science, high performance, physical education, sport management or a related field is desired.

Employer and Other Details


Touch Football Australia Incorporated (TFA) is the governing body for the sport of Touch Football in Australia. TFA has a strategic alliance with the National Rugby League (NRL) through the Australian Rugby League Commission, hence the sport being known as NRL Touch Football.

Touch Football is a sport that is thrilling, enjoyable and accessible to all. TFA is responsible for the overall leadership, management, administration and development of Touch Football across the nation and has over 600,000 participants enjoying the sport annually.

TFA’s core values are leadership, integrity, professionalism, diversity and excellence. Using these values, our mission is to provide direction for the sport of Touch Football and develop our dynamic game to the position of Australia’s leading community sport.


Rugby League Central Queensland
83 Castlemaine Street MILTON QLD 4064

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