Sport Co-ordinator - Sandton Campus - N/A07646
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Varsity College Sandton

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice Principal Student Services and National Sports Manager

Job Purpose:

Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd, is a registered private higher education institution.

The Sandton campus is seeking a Sport Co-ordinator .

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the registration process of the VC Sports Club and ensure all students that participate in sporting activities on campus, pay the annual VC Sports Club fees.
  • Mange the VC Sports Club for both the Sandton and Waterfall campuses and drive and monitor student participation across all sports clubs on campus.
  • Ensure the VC Sports Club caters for students wanting to participate in either an individual and/or team sport.
  • Design, manage and co-ordinate, together with the Sports Club Captains, the campus's sports calendar of events/fixtures/practises/leagues both on and off campus.
  • Recruitment, selection and management of sports bursary students for all major Varsity College team sports clubs with the main focus being VC Football Club.
  • Recruitment, selection and management of the captains for each sports club on campus.
  • Manage the administration and growth of the Varsity College Football Club e.g. player management, facilities management etc. Work with the campus PR & Events Coordinator to build the supporter base and social environment of the VC Football Club.
  • Provide accurate reporting of all sports activities on both the Sandton and Waterfall campus, within the time frames provided.
  • Be accountable for all sporting equipment, playing kit and apparrel owned by each campus's Sports Club and maintain strict stock control procedures.
  • Manage all 3rd party relationships with regards to venues, leagues and sponsorships.
  • Manage and control the campus sports budget.
  • Submit information and pictures of all VC Sports Club activities namely, practises, matches, events etc. for all VC social media platforms, press releases, VC website and the VC App.


  • High level of organisational, administrative, computer and interpersonal skills required
  • Best suited to an energetic, organised person who is gregarious in nature and who also enjoys planning sports events for students
  • Effective time management and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of sport and sporting industry


  • The requirements include a degree or higher education diploma in either sport management and development or marketing.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years experience that supports organisational competencies. Experience in sport management is a must.

Working Conditions:

Please note that the successful candidate would need to work 4 days in Sandton and 1 day in Waterfall.