POSITION VACANT – Manager, Coaching & Officiating Development

Position Vacant: Manager, Coaching & Officiating Development

Orienteering Australia is seeking an enthusiastic and effective communication oriented person to manage the development of our coaching and officiating development programs.

Selection Criteria. You will have high level communication skills, the ability to meet critical deadlines, possess high level organisational skills, well developed inter-personal skills, the capacity to maintain and develop curricula and a passion for the development of coaching as an integral component of the development of Australian orienteering at all competition levels.

Duties. Your duties will include; managing coach development for Orienteering Australia, overseeing the development and maintenance of curricula for the accreditation of Coaches and Officials under the ASC National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) and National Officiating Accreditation Scheme (NOAS), being the OA Liaison Officer with the Australian Sports Commission on Coaching and Officiating matters and acting as the Executive Officer of the Coaching Committee of Orienteering Australia.

Remuneration. A salary of $9,120 pa, plus WorkCover insurance and a 9% Superannuation Guarantee contribution is offered for this 0.2 full-time position to be worked on a flexible basis, or $6,080 pa, plus WorkCover insurance and a 9% Superannuation Guarantee contribution if the undertaking of curricula development is excluded.

Initial Appointment. The initial appointment will be from 1 May 2008 to 30 June 2009, with the possibility of a two-year extension subject to satisfactory performance and the availability of funds. The ASC review of quadrennial funding will be undertaken in the first half of 2009.

A copy of the position description and associated information can be obtained here.

For further information contact Mike Dowling, Director High Performance on (03) 6244 7173 oroa_highperformance@netspeeed.com.au

Applications addressing the selection criteria should be submitted to

Orienteering Australia Inc.
PO Box 284, Mitchell BC ACT 2911

Applications close 31 May 2008.