Posting Date: August 13, 2019

Position Title: Programme Coordinator Technical – SOFTBALL BC

Softball BC, the governing body for amateur softball in British Columbia, is looking for an individual who shares our passion for healthy living, physical literacy and Sport 4 Life philosophies.  We invite qualified candidates to apply for the position of Programme Coordinator, Technical. This will be a part time position representing approximately 30 hours per week, based on seasonality. The successful candidate will be at the front of a movement to provide leadership to our membership throughout the province, requiring exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills This position is integral to achieving our Mission Statement objective of governing, leading and developing the sport of softball throughout the province of British Columbia.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Manage LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development) and ADM (Athlete Development Matrix) on behalf of the provincial body
– Manage High Performance Pathway in partnership with CSI (Canadian Sport Institute) and ViaSport
– Oversee softball Provincial team programmes and our Team BC programme at Canada Summer Games
– Facilitate umpire and umpire clinic registration
– Marketing and promotion of softball through community events in BC
– Seeking out grants and fundraising opportunities under the supervision of the Executive Director
– Promoting domestic programming with BC’s member clubs
– Create reports and analytics from the membership database
– Other responsibilities as may be assigned

Qualifications
– Knowledgeable of Sport4Life, Physical Literacy principals, Sport Canada Long Term Athlete Development stages
– Proficient in Microsoft Office or equivalent
– Basic understanding of accounting principles
– Strong verbal and written communication skills
– Knowledge of database infrastructure and analytics
– Ability to adjust and work with flexible hours, including weekends
– Ability to work in fast changing environment
– Exceptional customer service skills
– Experience working with a membership based volunteer association
– Able to carry out other duties/tasks as assigned by the Executive Director
– Detail oriented, creative

The ideal candidate will be outgoing, able to relate to a wide age range from primary to adults. He/she will be as comfortable playing children’s games as they are speaking to a group of adults. It will be important to understand the softball high performance stream and be able to identify with the participants. Knowledge of
softball, experience playing and/or coaching is preferred. A graduate of sport and recreation management is encouraged.

Terms of Employment
Reporting to the Executive Director
Ability to work primarily in the provincial office during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30
PM, but with flexibility to work in the field as necessary
Days of work are flexible and can be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the successful candidate
Compensation will depend on qualifications

Inquiries and applications for this position may be sent no later than August 28th, 2019 to:
Softball BC
#210, 8889 – Walnut Grove Drive, Langley BC
V1M 2N9
Attn. – Rick Benson
Or email to rbenson@softball.bc.ca

Softball BC thanks all applicants, but only those short listed will be contacted. We kindly request no telephone inquiries regarding this posting.

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