Women's Development Officer - Harbour Basketball
Position: Women’s Development Officer – Harbour Basketball
Reports To: CEO
Location: Harbour Basketball Offices, Silverfield Lane, Glenfield, Auckland 0627
Full Time Equivalent: 1.0FTE
Date Established: April 2018
Review Date: Annually
To grow and enhance existing programs for female athletes, coaches & officials in the sport of basketball.
Job Description Includes
Lead the implementation and delivery of Women’s Basketball Development across the region, in particular in the school environment.
Increase the number of females playing the game of basketball at multiple levels.
Improving the basics skill level, knowledge and fitness for all participants of all ages and abilities including; Primary, Intermediate, Secondary School and Representative.
Increase the number of female coaches at the Primary & Intermediate school levels.
Create a culture of fellowship in the coaching system that supports and encourages the development of both players and coaches.
Provide open sessions for players and coaches to attend, sharing North Harbour principles and style of play.
Liaise with NHBA Referee Development Officer with respect to increasing the number of female referees and encouraging a style of play that reinforces the objective of increased participation.
Being a visible presence at basketball events and of all ages and skill levels from primary to WBC.
Initiate a Breeze Academy, and camps.
In conjunction with the North Harbour Basketball Association (NHBA), raise the profile of Women’s basketball in the greater North Harbour and Hibiscus Coast region and provide development pathways for their HP (High Performance) athletes.
Liaison with Basketball New Zealand High Performance Director.
Work with the NHBA Women’s Basketball committee to discuss and execute a plan of action for the following; High School Basketball, Club Basketball, Representative Basketball, and the Harbour Breeze.
Recruit and engage local business, media and the general public in Women’s basketball with more community events, school events and sessions, linking with other sports via Sport North Harbour.
Working with the NHBA CEO, produce an annual work plan and budget.
Applicants to send their CV to John Hunt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications close on Friday 16 March at 5pm.
3X3 Head Coach Roles (6 positions)
Basketball New Zealand is seeking head coaches to lead our national 3x3 teams. The available positions are based on actual international events for which New Zealand has qualified. They are:
Any enquiries regarding these positions can be sent to Leonard King, GM of High Performance via email email@example.com
Board Director Vacancies
Basketball New Zealand Inc
Basketball New Zealand is the national body for basketball in New Zealand. It is responsible for New Zealand’s national and international activities and commitments, and works with its member Associations to develop, promote and foster basketball across New Zealand.
Basketball is a growth sport with increasing numbers of youth playing competitively, socially or simply having fun on a basketball court. Internationally New Zealand competes with distinction at the highest levels from under 16 through to adult. Basketball appeals to both genders, all ages, ethnicities and cultures – it is a global sport with unrealised potential in New Zealand.
Applications are invited for two positions on the Board of Directors. The vacancies exist due to the first terms of two existing Directors expiring – one Appointed and one Elected. Both incumbents are available to stand again. An Appointed Member must not have had any material interest or material involvement in basketball in the past four years. An Elected Member must, once elected, resign from any existing role in a basketball organisation.
Directors are volunteer positions, responsible for setting the strategic direction of basketball, national budgets and finance, meeting international obligations and monitoring progress against strategic and annual plans. The Board meets approximately eight times per annum, usually in Wellington.
A Board Appointment Panel will assess candidates against a range of criteria including:
- Clear understanding of Governance functions and principles
- Knowledge of and/or interest in basketball
- Knowledge of how community based or sporting programmes are run
- Occupational skills that add value to the Board business
- A strong network across the business and /or basketball community
The Board Appointment Panel will appoint a candidate to the Appointed position and will recommend candidates for election at the AGM, scheduled for Saturday 19 May.
If you believe you have the necessary attributes, please send a full CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to: Vicki Lienert, Basketball New Zealand PO Box 6052, Marion Square, Wellington 6141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on Monday 12 March 2018.