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Sports Officer: External and Clubs

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

University of Limpopo

Sports Officer: External and Clubs

Purpose of the Job

To organize, manage, plan, administer and liaise with federations for exposing developed sporting talent.


A Degree in Sports Science or Human Movement Science or Physical Education or BioKinetics • Two Coaching qualifications in different Sports codes (qualifications in Softball and Hockey will be an added advantage) •  At least three years’ work experience at Universities • Have knowledge of federations’ operations.

Job Profile:

• Identification of talent clubs •  Liaise with federations •  Planning for development programmes • Organise coaches and coaching courses •  Monitor teams’ participation in federations’ programmes • Manage teams in the leagues •  Make proposals for the appointment and termination of Coaches • Develop contracts for coaches •  Prepare reports on external clubs performances •  Audit external clubs performances •  Manage codes of sport •  Source funding for clubs •  Prepare proposals for further development •  Manage teams during championships and tournaments •  Coach teams •  Organise transport, accommodation, and meals for teams during tournaments and league games •  Keep data and profiles of students athletes participating in federations’ programme •  Coordinate student-athletes’ injuries treatment and rehabilitation programmes

Closing date: 15 March 2019

Typed application which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees should be forwarded, for the attention of Mr. MD Selolo to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106 Sovenga, 0727 or e-mail applications, in MS Word format, to Telephonic inquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 3992 It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign obtained qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority. Please note that failure to submit the requested documents/ information will result in your application not being considered.

The University of Limpopo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be made in accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Policy. Preference will be given to Male (Africans, Indians, and Coloureds), Female (Indians, Coloureds, and Whites) Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing must consider their applicants as unsuccessful The University reserve the right not to make an appointment.