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Clayton J Hawkins

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Clayton J Hawkins

Senior Teaching Fellow and Course Coordinator of Applied Business Programs

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Dr Clayton J Hawkins is a Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator for all Applied Business programs in University College and the Academic Integrity Advisor for the College. Clayton is a current member of the University College Learning and Teaching Committee and the University of Tasmania's Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching (TELT) Governance Group. He has served terms on the UTAS-wide Academic Senate and the University Learning and Teaching Committee. Clayton’s teaching and research interests include leisure planning and management, sport and recreation participation and governance, volunteering, event design and management, place management, and lean thinking.

Biography

Clayton joined the University of Tasmania in 2007 with a passion for regional development and education pathways. Prior to joining UTAS, Clayton gained extensive experience working in local government in the fields of sport and recreation, cultural and community development, community arts and event management and won numerous state and national awards for his practitioner work. He has also worked in the banking, hospitality, entertainment, and mining industries.

He was a national board member for six years for the Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies (ANZALS) and previously held Ministerial appointments as a member of the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board and as Chair of Arts Tasmania's Assistance to Organisations Panel. Clayton is a former elected representative in local government having served almost four years with the Waratah-Wynyard Council, a Fellow (FIPM) of the Institute for Place Management at the UK, and a founding member of the World Leisure Organization's Leisure Management Special Interest Group.

Clayton was the Conference Co-chair of the 2017 Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies conference held in Hobart Tasmania that the theme of Leisure for Social Change.  He was also a member of the scientific committee, and a co-editor of a special edition of the Annals of Leisure Research that was published from the conference in 2019.

Outside of UTAS, Clayton is an enthusiastic sports coach and administrator, musician, and event manager having over twenty-five years of professional and amateur experience in these fields. He is the current President of the Wynyard and Districts Cricket Club.

Career summary

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (2014), 'Informal Leisure as a Source of Social Capital Formation: A Festival Case Study', University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Master of Business Administration (2007), Southern Cross University, Australia - specialisations in Tourism Management and Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Higher Education) (2016), University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching (2015), University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Graduate Certificate in Research (2014), University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Graduate Certificate in Arts and Entertainment Management (2004), Deakin University, Australia
  • Advanced Diploma in Management (2007), National Business Institute of Australia, Australia - specialisation in Recreation Planning
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (2005), TAFE Tasmania, Australia
  • Certificate II in Hospitality Operations (1996), Drysdale, Tasmania, Australia

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Fellow: Institute of Place Management (UK) - current
  • Founding Member: World Leisure Organization’s Leisure Management Special Interest Group - current
  • President: Wynyard and Districts Cricket Club - current
  • Member: Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies - current
  • Member: World Leisure Organization - current
  • Board Member: Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies
  • Member: Cricket Tasmania - Regional Development Council (North West)
  • Member: Cricket Tasmania - Junior Development Committee (North West)
  • Member: Cradle Coast Authority - Regional Events Strategy Working Group
  • Board Member: Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board
  • Elected Representative: Waratah-Wynyard Council
  • Chair: Arts Tasmania - Assistance to Organisations Panel
  • Chair: Waratah-Wynyard Council - Recreation Advisory Special Committee
  • Board Member: Tasmanian Music Industry Association
  • Board Member: Womens' Cricket Tasmania
  • Member: Arts Tasmania - Amplified Festival Advisory Panel
  • Member: Premier's Physical Activity Advisory Council - Local Government Advisory Group
  • Member: Cradle Coast Authority - Recreation Advisory Group
  • Member: Burnie Arts Council
  • Member: Burnie City Council - Burnie Positive Ageing Committee
  • Member: Burnie City Council - Burnie Community Safety Committee
  • Member: Burnie City Council - Burnie Sports Centre Committee
  • Member: Burnie City Council - Burnie Historical Society
  • Board Member: Tasmanian Music Industry Association
  • Board Member: Womens' Cricket Tasmania

Committee associations

  • Member: University of Tasmania - University College Learning and Teaching Committee (2016-current)
  • Member: University of Tasmania - Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching Governance Group (2021-current)
  • Member: University of Tasmania - Academic Senate (2018-2019)
  • Member: University of Tasmania - University Learning and Teaching Committee (2018-2019)
  • Acting Member: University Course and Unit Proposals Sub-Committee – as required since 2019
  • Deputy Director: University of Tasmania - Tourism Research and Education Network (2016-2020)
  • Member: University of Tasmania - Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology Learning and Teaching Committee

Teaching

events, festivals, leisure, sport, recreation, tourism, community development, community engagement, lean management, lean thinking, local government, regional development, work integrated learning, SoTL

Teaching responsibility

Coordinating Responsibilities

Teaching Responsibilities

Research Appointments

  • Founding Member: World Leisure Organization's Leisure Management Special Interest Group - current
  • Graduate Research Complaints Panel - current
  • Board Member: Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies
  • Deputy Director (Cradle Coast): University of Tasmania - Tourism Research and Education Network
  • Assistant Graduate Research Coordinator: IRD

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Expertise

  • Leisure and Recreation Planning and Policy
  • Leisure Management
  • Sport Governance and Management
  • Festivals and Events
  • Place Management
  • Community Development and Engagement
  • Lean Thinking and Management
  • Local Government
  • Third Place
  • Volunteerism
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Research Themes

Clayton's research aligns to the University's research theme of Creativity, Culture and Society. His main research interest is in the area of leisure planning and policy where the concepts of social capital, informal leisure activity and the value of 'place' (including 'third place') form the majority of the academic framework.  He also has keen interests in the future of local government, tourism, festivals, events, and the adaption of lean thinking beyond manufacturing industries (e.g. service industries, higher education). His PhD with the IRD was titled 'Informal Leisure as a Source of Social Capital Formation: A Festival Case Study'.  He also has a passion for the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Fields of Research

  • Recreation, leisure and tourism geography (440608)
  • Continuing and community education (390301)
  • Sport and leisure management (350405)
  • Higher education (390303)
  • Human geography (440699)
  • Population trends and policies (440305)
  • Urban and regional economics (380118)
  • Social change (441004)
  • Social geography (440610)
  • Other language, communication and culture (479999)
  • Organisational behaviour (350710)
  • Other creative arts and writing (369999)
  • Counselling, wellbeing and community services (440902)
  • Urban geography (440612)
  • Gender studies (440599)
  • Health services and systems (420399)
  • Impacts of tourism (350801)
  • Family and household studies (440301)

Research Objectives

  • Arts (130199)
  • Policies and development (160205)
  • Recreation and leisure activities (excl. sport and exercise) (130603)
  • Other culture and society (139999)
  • Terrestrial systems and management (180699)
  • Expanding knowledge in human society (280123)
  • Health inequalities (200204)
  • Organised sports (130602)
  • Government and politics (230299)
  • Learner and learning (160199)
  • Management, resources and leadership (160204)
  • Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services (280106)
  • Road safety (270311)
  • Unpaid work and volunteering (230504)
  • Management and productivity (150399)
  • Human capital issues (150502)
  • Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies (280122)
  • Public health (excl. specific population health) (200499)
  • Economic issues in tourism (110401)

Publications

Total publications

24

Highlighted publications

(4 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2019Journal ArticleHawkins CJ, Bonney MS, 'Lean thinking in leisure: continuously improving event volunteering and management', Annals of Leisure Research, 22, (3) pp. 362-372. ISSN 2159-6816 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1568267 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2019Journal ArticleLewis GK, Maxwell H, Hawkins CJ, 'Leisure as an agent of social change: special issue introduction', Annals of Leisure Research, 22, (3) pp. 269-272. ISSN 1174-5398 (2019) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1586308 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lewis GK; Maxwell H

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2018Journal ArticleTower J, McGrath R, Sibson R, Adair D, Bevan N, et al., 'State of leisure studies in Australia and New Zealand', World Leisure Journal, 60, (1) pp. 58-66. ISSN 1607-8055 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2017.1343326 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Maxwell H

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2013Journal ArticleHawkins CJ, Ryan L-AJ, 'Festival Spaces as Third Places', Journal of Place Management and Development, 6, (3) pp. 192-202. ISSN 1753-8335 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1108/JPMD-02-2013-0002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 21

Co-authors: Ryan L-AJ

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Journal Article

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Knox MW, Crawford J, Kelder J-A, Carr AR, Hawkins CJ, 'Evaluating leadership, wellbeing, engagement, and belonging across units in higher education: A quantitative pilot study', Journal of Applied Teaching and Learning, 3, (Sp. Iss. 1) Article 12. ISSN 2591-801X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.37074/jalt.2020.3.s1.12 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Knox MW; Crawford J; Kelder J-A; Carr AR

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2019Hawkins CJ, Bonney MS, 'Lean thinking in leisure: continuously improving event volunteering and management', Annals of Leisure Research, 22, (3) pp. 362-372. ISSN 2159-6816 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1568267 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2019Lewis GK, Maxwell H, Hawkins CJ, 'Leisure as an agent of social change: special issue introduction', Annals of Leisure Research, 22, (3) pp. 269-272. ISSN 1174-5398 (2019) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2019.1586308 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lewis GK; Maxwell H

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2018Tower J, McGrath R, Sibson R, Adair D, Bevan N, et al., 'State of leisure studies in Australia and New Zealand', World Leisure Journal, 60, (1) pp. 58-66. ISSN 1607-8055 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2017.1343326 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Maxwell H

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2013Hawkins CJ, Ryan L-AJ, 'Festival Spaces as Third Places', Journal of Place Management and Development, 6, (3) pp. 192-202. ISSN 1753-8335 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1108/JPMD-02-2013-0002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 21

Co-authors: Ryan L-AJ

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2010Hawkins CJ, 'Facing up to Facebook: does a failure to embrace online social media mean local government is being left behind in the communication race?', Local Government Manager, 43, (3) pp. 26-27. ISSN 1445-4335 (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Conference Publication

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2009Poot AC, Oerlemans IK, Hawkins CJ, Eversole R, 'Supporting Learning Partnerships Through the Use of ePortfolios', Teaching Matters 2009, 2009, University of Tasmania, pp. 1-10. (2009) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Poot AC; Oerlemans IK; Eversole R

2008Eversole R, Hawkins CJ, 'What do I know how to do? Piloting the 'Student ePortfolio' as a reflective learning tool in the Bachelor of Regional Resource Management course', Exploring Possiblilities for Practice, 4th November, 2008, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 2 - 17. (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Eversole R

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2008Hawkins CJ, 'Social capital through leisure: Can we build livable value and competitive advantage in regions?', 8th Annual Conference Programme, 9-11 January 2008, Melbourne Australia, pp. 25-26. ISBN 978-1-86272-676-5 (2008) [Conference Extract]

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2008Hawkins CJ, 'Building regional competitive advantage and liveability through leisure', Young Professionals Confernce program, 24th October 2008, Burnie Tasmania 7320, pp. 17. (2008) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Woodroffe J, Auckland S, Hawkins C, Eyles K, Tasker T, 'Social and Economic Benefits of Treated Water for Small Communities Including the Health Impacts of Different Water Qualities on Small Communities', Tasmanian Water & Sewerage Corporation Pty Ltd, Australia (2016) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Woodroffe J; Auckland S; Eyles K; Tasker T

2016Woodroffe JJ, Auckland SRJ, Hawkins CJ, Eyles KJ, Tasker TL, 'Social and Economic Benefits of Treated Water for Small Communities Including the Health Impacts of Different Water Qualities on Small Communities', Tasmanian Water & Sewerage Corporation Pty Ltd, Institute for Regional Development (UTAS) (2016) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Woodroffe JJ; Auckland SRJ; Eyles KJ; Tasker TL

2008Hawkins CJ, 'Cradle Coast young professional network: strategic plan 2008 - 2010', Cradle Coast Young Professional Network, 1 (2008) [Contract Report]

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2006Hawkins CJ, Troughton P, 'Burnie BMX Park: A Proposal from the Wynyard BMX Club: Site Options Review', Burnie City Council (2006) [Contract Report]

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2003Hawkins CJ, Fernon CA, 'Spark Up at West Park: Part of Ten Days on the Island 2003', Burnie City Council (2003) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Fernon CA

Other Creative Work

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2005Hawkins CJ, 'I Can Be', Cafe Europa Poets Society , Burnie Tasmania, pp. 1 (2005) [Minor Creative Work]

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Other Public Output

(8 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Hawkins CJ, Hawkins C, 'Learn for Life: Circular Head Community Literacy Action Plan 2014-2019 Evaluation Framework', Circular Head Council, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia (2016) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Hawkins C

2011Hawkins CJ, 'Using social media in leisure research and teaching', Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies Newsletter, Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies, 43 (2011) [Report Other]

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2009Hawkins CJ, 'Country Football Codes 'overdue' for overhaul', The Advocate Newspaper, The Advocate Newspaper, Burnie Tasmania Australia, 7th October 2009, pp. 1-2. (2009) [Newspaper Article]

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2008Hawkins CJ, 'Social Capital through Leisure: Cradle Coast's advantage in the year 2030', Drive, ABC Radio, BURNIE TASMANIA (2008) [Media Interview]

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2008Hawkins CJ, 'Social Capital through Leisure: Cradle Coast's advantage in the year 2030', Breakfast Show, ABC Radio, Burnie Tasmania Australia (2008) [Media Interview]

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2008Hawkins CJ, 'Social Capital through Leisure: Cradle Coast's advantage in the year 2030', Mornings Show, ABC Radio, Burnie Tasmania (2008) [Media Interview]

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2005Hawkins CJ, 'Burnie CBD Safety Committee: CBD Cameras Report', Burnie City Council, Burnie Tasmania Australia (2005) [Report of Restricted Access]

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2005Hawkins CJ, Powell M, 'Who's DES tonight? Toolkit', Toolkit , Burnie City Council, Burnie ,Tasmania, Australia, 14 p. (2005) [Government or Industry Research]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

4

Total funding

$41,078

Projects

Circular Head Community Literacy Plan (2014-2019) evaluation framework (2016)$2,970
Description
The Circular Head Education and Training Consultative Committee (CHETCC) is facilitated by the Circular Head Council. TheUniversity of Tasmania is a member of the CHETCC. The CHETCC seeks a framework to evaluate its Learn for Life: Circular Head Community Literacy Plan (2014- 2019). The Institute for Regional Development will utilise its Knowledge Partnering methodology to develop an evaluation framework that will assist CHETCC to collect and analyse data continuously throughout 2016-2019. This project will create another opportunity to further the development of the KP methodology.
Funding
Circular Head Council ($2,970)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Hawkins CJ; Hawkins C
Year
2016
Wynyard Tulip Festival - Community Value: Stage One (2015)$3,950
Description
The project seeks to take a snapshot in time of who the attendees of the 2015 Wynyard Tulip Festival are. The project will survey attendees to identify basic reasons for attending the Festival as well as demographic data to identify where the come from and what they spend. Attendee numbers will be counted and aerial photos examined to identify numbers of attendees and associated peak times. Data will be analysed, synthesised and reported by the investigators.
Funding
Waratah-Wynyard Council ($3,950)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Hawkins CJ; Hawkins C
Year
2015
Social and economic profiling for small towns (2015)$27,496
Description
The project responds to a brief by TasWater seeking social and economic profiling of ten small towns in Tasmania and a literature review of the general benefits of treated water for small communities, the health impacts of different water qualities on small communities, and any associated impacts.
Funding
Tasmanian Water & Sewerage Corporation Pty Ltd ($27,496)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Hawkins CJ; Auckland SRJ; Woodroffe JJ; Eyles KJ
Year
2015
Tasmanian Fire Service Volunteer Support Brigade Practices Program (2010)$6,662
Funding
IMC-Link ($6,662)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Hawkins CJ
Year
2010

Research Supervision

Thinking of undertaking a PhD or masters by research project? Feel free to discuss ideas with Clayton.  Clayton is keen to supervise candidates interested in leisure and recreation planning and management, place management, events, festivals, sport governance and management (especially at club and grassroots levels), local government, third place, ePortfolios, experiential education, and reflective practice. He is also interested in supervising students with an interest in the adaptation of Lean methodologies to these areas.

Current

1

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDStrength of Place as determinant for Place Management Practice in Regional Development2015