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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, with a vision for Cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport.

Sports Science Officer

Reporting to the CA Lead Sports Science Officer and based at the Bupa National Cricket Centre (Bupa NCC) in Brisbane, you will join a team responsible for national high performance training for Australian cricket. The role of the NCC is to manage and support the development of players of national interest for the short, medium and long term needs of Australian cricket.

Your role will provide Sport Science (Biomechanics & Performance Analysis) services in alignment with the team’s objectives and will include but not be limited to:

Biomechanics

  • Assist and perform biomechanical assessment of cricket fast bowling techniques using three-dimensional (3D, Vicon System) and two-dimensional (2D, high-speed video) techniques in laboratory and field-based settings
  • Assist and perform biomechanical assessment of bowlers with suspected illegal actions in accordance with CA/ICC guidelines.
  • Run and maintain biomechanics laboratory at the NCC including;
    • Coordinate equipment maintenance
    • Setting up and dismantling the laboratory for testing
  • ‘Mark-up ‘players for biomechanical testing
  • Assist in analysing and writing reports for biomechanical tests
  • Contribute to CA Youth Pace Profiling program by overseeing and conducting annual 2D technical testing and associated reports on State U17 and U19 Pace squads.

Performance Analysis

  • Provide performance analysis across a wide range of Australian representative and State teams
  • Maintain all Sport Science related technology and equipment, including but not limited to;
    • Trackman, Probatter, Video Cameras
  • Perform and assist with collection and reporting of Skill Acquisition data
  • Participate in the CA Specialist Skills Program, including reporting on the annual bowling skills profiling for all domestic youth pathway programs
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Help coordinate, implement and develop cricket specific sports technology such as GPS and inertial sensors

The successful candidate will possess:

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sport / Exercise Science (or equivalent)
  • A sound working and theoretical knowledge of biomechanical modelling techniques
  • Experience and competence using Biomechanics research tools (motion analysis, force plates etc.)
  • Ability to critique and interpret biomechanical data to answer performance questions
  • Enthusiasm to take on the development and practical implementation of new strategies;
  • Demonstrable ability to develop, manage and maintain relationships with numerous key stakeholders.
  • Relevant experience (Biomechanics / Performance Analysis) working with elite athletes or teams. Has an ongoing record of relevant Professional Development over the past 12 months.

Desirable

  • Research Honours Degree in Sport / Exercise Science
  • Completed or enrolled in post graduate research in the area of Performance Analysis or Biomechanics (or working towards this)
  • First Aid / CPR qualification (or equivalent)

Knowledge of cricket and the physical demands on athletes will be highly regarded. This Brisbane based role requires an experienced, enthusiastic and visionary team player who is committed to providing a high level of service to the sport. This will be done through an integrated approach across multiple disciplines and teams. The ability to apply your knowledge by conducting critical analysis and then disseminate information quickly is a key requirement of the role.

You will be a leader in the area of Performance Coaching for all of Australian cricket.

Applications close 7 February 2016

Australian Under 16’s Coach

CA has recently invested significant money and resources to better align the School Sport Australia (SSA) and Cricket pathways. As such the SSA U16s as they were previously known, are now run and managed by CA – with strong support from SSA. We are extremely proud of the progress made to date, however, we are in constant search for improvements and advancements of our National Teams.

The success of this largely depends on having the right staff to assist in the holistic development of the players and effective partnerships with State and Territory programs. The Australian U16s Coach is responsible for leading and managing the development of these players and the performance of the Australian U16s Team.

With demonstrated ability in developing high quality players and teams, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring this team is reflective of the spirit and ethos of all Australian cricket teams
You have a collaborative, innovative and flexible approach and understand that effective communication and team work is the key to building successful Australian teams.

You possess current qualification and experience in teaching and coaching within the School Sport network. You are a coach looking for further development and opportunities. A Level 3 accredited coach (or equivalent) is preferred but Level 2 accredited coaches are welcome to apply as well.

Expressions of interest to be sent to Lisa Grantham, Recruitment Manager, on +61 (3) 9653 9902 by Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Click here to apply.

Applications close 10 February 2016

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Cricket ACT

The home of cricket in the capital region. Cricket ACT is responsible for the game of cricket in Canberra and the surrounding regions.

Senior Manager - ACT, Southern and Western NSW

Reporting to CEO Cricket ACT and GM – Game Development (CNSW) and based in Canberra, this full-time role is responsible for delivering three core objectives:

  1. Significantly increase participation in the ACT, Southern and Western NSW (as part of CNSW Game Development Team)
  2. Increase revenue from commercial partners of Cricket ACT
  3. Develop and deliver a communications plan to ensure cricket is the #1 sport in the capital region

Role Responsibilities

1. Game Development

  • Establish yourself and your staff as the primary contacts for cricket matters in your region and ensure key local stakeholders receive a high level of service and support
  • Develop a strategic plan for the growth of club cricket and facilities in the region, engaging with local governments as required
  • Manage Development Managers to assist meeting targets outlined as part of the census
  • In conjunction with staff and Centre Coordinators, deliver the MILO in2CRICKET and MILO T20 Blast Plan
  • Influence, inspire, encourage and assist staff, clubs and associations to adopt appropriate formats, recruitment initiatives, facility strategies and internal operating methods
  • Collaborate with the Community Engagement Manager to deliver inclusion programs encouraging all to have an involvement in the code: Female, Multicultural Program, Indigenous Programs, All Abilities Programs
  • Establish and manage the relationship between Cricket ACT and School Sport ACT
  • Collaborate with the Game Development Leadership Group to deliver a range of programs and activities, ensuring best practice

2. Increase revenue from commercial partners of Cricket ACT

  • Establish new sponsorship and supplier agreements
  • Increase the revenue available to the game through management of existing sponsors and suppliers
  • Close monitoring and strict enforcement of corporate hospitality and signage agreements
  • Formation of action plans in preparation for the expiration of pre-existing agreements (sponsorship, corporate hospitality and signage)
  • Oversee the delivery of International Cricket at Manuka Oval (PMXI, Mens/Womens ODI)

3. Develop and deliver a communications plan to ensure cricket is the #1 sport in the
capital region

  • Significantly increase cricket’s share of voice in the high potential ACT market
  • Oversee the development of a communications plan to increase the profile of cricket

Your Experience & Qualifications

  • Highly developed knowledge and understanding of cricket
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Experience in attracting and maintaining sponsors
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to teach and interact with people of all ages
  • Ability to work to deadlines, maintain a flexible approach and contribute to a team environment
  • Aptitude to assist in the development and implementation operational strategies
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office computer knowledge
  • High level of ambition
  • Strong work ethic

To Apply

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au or telephone Cricket NSW on (02) 8302 6066 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close 7 February 2016

Development Manager - Southern ACT & South Coast

Reporting to Senior Manager – ACT, Southern & Western NSW and based at Canberra, this fulltime entry level role is responsible for facilitating cricket participation growth and increased cricket awareness within the Southern ACT & South Coast region. This role requires the ability to influence, inspire and assist key cricket stakeholders to adopt and roll-out Cricket Australia and Cricket NSW initiatives and programs.

Role Responsibilities

  • Establish yourself as the primary contact for cricket matters in your region
  • Ensure key local stakeholders receive a high level of service and support
  • Manage the promotion of Cricket in schools via CNSW and Cricket Australia school programs
  • Assist clubs to deliver the CNSW MILO in2CRICKET and MILO T20Blast programs
  • Influence, inspire, encourage and assist clubs and associations to adopt appropriate formats, recruitment initiatives, facility strategies and internal operating methods
  • Recruit and manage the upskilling of cricket volunteers in the club and school cricket sectors of your region
  • Assist to deliver inclusion programs encouraging all to have an involvement in the code including: Female, Multicultural Program, Indigenous Programs and All Abilities

Programs

  • Support opportunities for the promotion of the Sydney Thunder throughout the cricket community
  • Achieve all targets outlined as part of the annual Cricket census

Your Experience & Qualifications

  • 1 – 2 years administration experience
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Superior interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Strong attention to detail and experience in prioritising deadlines
  • Understanding of community participation in sport and volunteer management
  • A passion for sport

To Apply

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au or telephone Cricket NSW on (02) 8302 6066 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close 14 February 2016

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Cricket NSW

Trading under the name Cricket NSW, the NSW Cricket Association operates across a number of departments – Business Administration Services, Commercial Operations and Events, Communication, Cricket Performance and Game Development.

Zone Academy Coach - Newcastle

Reporting to Coach/Pathway Manager – Northern, this role is responsible for developing, coaching and administering the cricket talent pathway in the Newcastle Zone.

Role Responsibilities

  • To develop the framework for the elite cricket pathway for males and females within the Zone
  • Set up and maintain Zone talent identification and development programs that deliver players to Cricket NSW Academy squads, Zone Representative teams and NSW representative teams.
  • Identify, recruit, develop and educate potential and current coaches within the Zone
  • Act as coach of Zone teams and/or Zone squads within the Cricket NSW Academy as well as assisting with Zone Representative teams, as required.

Your Experience & Qualifications

Essential

  • Level 2 Cricket Coaching Accreditation (or international equivalent)
  • Experience in coaching at Grade Cricket or Underage Representative Cricket
  • Working with Children Check
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Outstanding administration skills
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team with the flexibility to interact with a wide range of staff and stakeholders
  • Intermediate computer skills – MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Displays personal qualities of excellence, ethics, energy, engagement and enjoyment

Desirable

  • Experience working with Athlete Management Systems (AMS)

To Apply

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au or telephone Cricket NSW on (02) 8302 6066 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close 7 February 2016

Zone Academy Coach - Riverina

Reporting to Coach/Pathway Manager – Southern, this role is responsible for developing, coaching and administering the cricket talent pathway in the Riverina Zone.

Role Responsibilities

  • To develop the framework for the elite cricket pathway for males and females within the Zone
  • Set up and maintain Zone talent identification and development programs that deliver players to Cricket NSW Academy squads, Zone Representative teams and NSW representative teams.
  • Identify, recruit, develop and educate potential and current coaches within the Zone
  • Act as coach of Zone teams and/or Zone squads within the Cricket NSW Academy as well as assisting with Zone Representative teams, as required.

Your Experience & Qualifications

Essential

  • Level 2 Cricket Coaching Accreditation (or international equivalent)
  • Experience in coaching at Grade Cricket or Underage Representative Cricket
  • Working with Children Check
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Outstanding administration skills
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team with the flexibility to interact with a wide range of staff and stakeholders
  • Intermediate computer skills – MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Displays personal qualities of excellence, ethics, energy, engagement and enjoyment

Desirable

  • Experience working with Athlete Management Systems (AMS)

To Apply

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au or telephone Cricket NSW on (02) 8302 6066 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close 7 February 2016

Development Manager - North Shore

Cricket NSW is seeking a motivated and energetic individual for the role of Development Manager - North Shore.

Reporting to Development Leader - Sixers Metro Region and based at Moore Park, this full-time entry level role is responsible for facilitating cricket participation growth and increased cricket awareness within the North Shore region. This role requires the ability to influence, inspire and assist key cricket stakeholders to adopt and roll-out Cricket Australia and Cricket NSW initiatives and programs.

Role Responsibilities

  • Establish yourself as the primary contact for cricket matters in your region
  • Ensure key local stakeholders receive a high level of service and support
  • Manage the promotion of Cricket in schools via CNSW and Cricket Australia school programs
  • Assist clubs to deliver the CNSW MILO in2CRICKET and MILO T20Blast programs
  • Influence, inspire, encourage and assist clubs and associations to adopt appropriate formats, recruitment initiatives, facility strategies and internal operating methods
  • Recruit and manage the upskilling of cricket volunteers in the club and school cricket sectors of your region
  • Assist to deliver inclusion programs encouraging all to have an involvement in the code including: Female, Multicultural Program, Indigenous Programs and All Abilities Programs
  • Support opportunities for the promotion of the Sydney Sixers throughout the cricket community
  • Achieve all targets outlined as part of the annual Cricket census

Your Experience & Qualifications

  • 1 - 2 years administration experience
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Superior interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Strong attention to detail and experience in prioritising deadlines
  • Understanding of community participation in sport and volunteer management
  • A passion for sport

Essential

  • Working with children check

Desirable

  • Drivers Licence
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification

Click here to apply.

Applications close 14 February 2016

Development Manager - Far West

Cricket NSW is seeking a motivated and energetic individual for the role of Development Manager - Far West.

Reporting to Senior Manager - ACT, Southern, Western NSW and based at Dubbo, this full-time entry level role is responsible for facilitating cricket participation growth and increased cricket awareness within the Far West NSW region. This role requires the ability to influence, inspire and assist key cricket stakeholders to adopt and roll-out Cricket Australia and Cricket NSW initiatives and programs.

Role Responsibilities

  • Establish yourself as the primary contact for cricket matters in your region
  • Ensure key local stakeholders receive a high level of service and support
  • Manage the promotion of Cricket in schools via CNSW and Cricket Australia school programs
  • Assist clubs to deliver the CNSW MILO in2CRICKET and MILO T20Blast programs
  • Influence, inspire, encourage and assist clubs and associations to adopt appropriate formats, recruitment initiatives, facility strategies and internal operating methods
  • Recruit and manage the upskilling of cricket volunteers in the club and school cricket sectors of your region
  • Assist to deliver inclusion programs encouraging all to have an involvement in the code including: Female, Multicultural Program, Indigenous Programs and All Abilities Programs
  • Support opportunities for the promotion of the Sydney Sixers throughout the cricket community
  • Achieve all targets outlined as part of the annual Cricket census

Your Experience & Qualifications

  • 1 - 2 years administration experience
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Superior interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Strong attention to detail and experience in prioritising deadlines
  • Understanding of community participation in sport and volunteer management
  • A passion for sport

Essential

  • Working with children check

Desirable

  • Drivers Licence
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification

Click here to apply.

Applications close 14 February 2016

NT Cricket

Northern Territory Cricket

Northern Territory Cricket is the peak cricket body in the NT and we aim to unite, inspire and support all those who love the sport.

Senior Manager - Pathways and Cricket

In partnership with the Northern Territory Institute of Sport (NTIS) and Cricket Australia (CA) this position is responsible for managing the development and implementation of pathway plans including talent identification and progression systems in clubs, academy and representative program environments for athletes, coaches and officials. The position will also provide leadership to cricket operations including tournaments and local cricket competitions.

Pathways:

  • Develop and implement a pathway system in line with holistic long-term athlete development principles with strong regional and national links that ensures talented athletes are identified and developed
  • Develop, implement and provide leadership for a High Performance Plan comprising the conduct of all NT development programs, including clubs, academies and representative teams
  • Provide high quality coaching and tailor the provision of individualised, long-term, holistic athlete development programs to identified athletes in line with CA and NTIS expectations and requirements
  • Develop, implement and support the coaching of structured pathway development training programs for NTC Academy athletes and oversee the development of other cricket coaches involved in NTIS and NTC programs
  • Ensure all talented athletes are assessed and monitored in line with national protocols as provided by CA and this information is reported to national selectors through the Athlete Management System (AMS). This will include State contracted players through to emerging players

Cricket/Coaching:

  • In consultation with the Pathway Development Committee recommend and manage coaching appointments to all NT underage, development and senior teams
  • Support the future direction of district cricket by maintaining a model that encompasses suitable competition formats, scheduling, coaching resources, population growth, location and clubs
  • Organise relevant coaching seminars and courses on a seasonal basis including coaching clinics, coach development opportunities utilising subject matter experts and school holiday programs
  • Work closely with the NTIS to ensure club, community, academy and representative team coach practices are supporting appropriate player development
  • Provide leadership to and support the Club and Competitions Officer in the timing, structure and delivery of cricket events, tournaments and carnivals

Other:

  • Ensure and promote adherence to appropriate standards of safety, welfare and health
  • Monitor effective use of resources and manage expenditure against budgets
  • Any other duties as required/instructed by the CEO

Essential

  • Drivers Licence
  • Sports Management Degree
  • Level 3 Coaching Accreditation
  • Working with children check
  • Level 3 Coaching Qualifications
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  • Talent Identification and development proficiency. That is, the ability to identify individual characteristics that talented players require to progress to higher levels of the game while also being able to effectively design and deliver training and competition environments that implicitly motivates athletes to develop the necessary physical, psychological, technical and tactical attributes required to progress along the sporting excellence pathway
  • Proven ability to strategically develop and manage a program or work area inclusive of planning, reporting, administration of resources and budgets
  • A record of successful and innovative cricket coaching, particularly in regard to progressing the development of talented young athletes, as evidenced by their success at high levels of competition
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the application of contemporary coaching and coach education, techniques and practices at an advanced level, as well as proven ability to integrate the sport sciences and modern coaching methods to improve holistic athlete development and performance
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • High level of personal responsibility in the workplace
  • High level of interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication
  • Proven ability to innovate
  • High level of analysis skills

Desirable

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment & Training
  • Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent experience) in Sports Administration and/or management
  • A working knowledge of relevant cricket management systems including AMS, TheCrowd and MyCricket

Click here to apply.

Applications close 15 February 2016

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Monash Tigers (Richmond Cricket Club)

Richmond Cricket Club (Monash Tigers) plays in the Victorian Premier Cricket Competition and is located at Central Reserve in Glen Waverley.

Administration Manager

We are seeking a person to fill the position of Club Administration Manager. This position would suit a retired or semi retired person with a passion and knowledge of cricket.

Our current Manager of 8 years has decided to retire at the end of the current season and the position will be available from 1 May 2016. This position would suit a retired or semi retired person with a passion and knowledge of cricket who has good organisational and liaison skills and has excellent computer skills.

The main duties of the role are but not limited to:

  • Coordinate the Club's involvement in any competition / activity of the VCA
  • Undertake Club My Cricket Administration
  • Coordinate match day requirements
  • Manage Clubs hosting of Pathway, VMCU and Country Week matches
  • Arrange Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Club
  • Prepare Annual Report
  • Liaise with Local Government, Clubs & Associations as directed by the Club
  • Ensure Club complies with VCA criteria assessment and
  • Ensure Club meets CA accreditation requirements

Click here to apply.

Applications close 24 February 2016