Victorian Institute of Sport

VACANCY | Aerial Skiing Jumps Coach

Monday, 15 January 2018

The VIS is seeking an experienced, qualified and passionate high performance Aerial Skiing Jumps coach to lead the jumping and trampoline aspects of the program, ensuring the identification and development of athletes who have the potential to be medalists at future Winter Olympics and World Championships.

Reporting to the Aerial Skiing Program Manager/ Ski Coach, you must possess the capacity to devise, understand and adapt “world leading practice” with innovation and daring to have a performance impact.  To be successful in this busy role you will be outcome oriented and extremely organized, with significant high performance coaching experience and able to demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of elite athletes and coaches.

The program is based in Victoria, utilizing the expertise and facilities of the VIS in Albert Park, Melbourne, water jump facilities in Victoria and the new Olympic Training Centre at Mount Buller, plus extended international water ramping and skiing camps.

You will require strong leadership, planning, communication and coordination skills given the role will involve significant time away from the VIS offices at training camps, domestically and overseas; involve working with support staff; athletes who may be based across a number of the Australian States/ Territories and working closely with Olympic Winter Institute of Australia staff. Therefore a strong emphasis will be placed on the successful applicant having demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication and negotiation skills, and experience of working with and across multiple organizations and disciplines, along with the technical knowledge needed to be successful.

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Remuneration for the position will reward your skills and experience.

Sound like you?  Obtain an Information Pack with further information about the application process, the VIS and this role from Andrew Nolen, Performance Coordinator at the VIS, on (03) 9425 0100 or email

Applications must be received at the VIS no later than 5:00pm (AEST) Wednesday 28th February.  Only applications which address the essential selection criteria outlined in the Position Description under “Experience and Skills” will be considered.

Interviews are planned be conducted in Melbourne or via Skype, week beginning 12th March, 2018 (Exact date to be confirmed following shortlisting)



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