Position Vacant
Written by Jaylee Ismay
15 May, 2024

About Basketball NSW

We are the governing body of basketball in the state of NSW, Australia. Our vision is to unite communities by enabling the participants of our game to realise their potential through every level of the game of Basketball.

About this position

Basketball NSW is a recipient of an Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Social and Community Participation grant. This funding enables us to hire an administrator dedicated to running our Assist All Hoops program. The program is specifically designed for young individuals with intellectual impairments, providing them with opportunities to engage in basketball, improve their skills, and form valuable community connections.

As part of our 2023-2025 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan, the Assist All Hoops Program Administrator will be responsible for the management and support of the day-to-day administrative functions of the program, this includes liaising with internal and external stakeholders as this program includes a research, capacity building, participation and pathways components.

The role is Full Time, Contract/Temp.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Year 1 – first 3 months:
    1. To form an Advisory Group, collaborating closely with Sport Inclusion Australia and other key stakeholders to identify and assemble a group of individuals with a lived experience.
    2. To finalise program’s overarching goals, specific objectives and the criteria to measure its success.
    3. To develop a more detailed project plan, budget and timelines.
  2. Year 1 – 3-6 months:
    1. Actively recruit Coaches and Facilitators, identify their training needs and oversee training programs.
    2. Identify suitable locations for program implementation.
  3. Year 1- 6-12 months
    1. Launch the Assist All Hoops Come ‘N’ Try activations.
    2. Launch the Assist All Hoops Come ‘N’ Play activations.
    3. Continue to deliver coaching and refereeing capacity-building training for families, carers and community members.
  4. Year 2-3:
    1. Continue to deliver Come ‘N’ Try and Come ‘N’ Play activations.
    2. Collaborate with the BNSW Competitions Department to hold our State Championships for people with an intellectual impairment.
    3. Collaborate with the BNSW High-Performance Department to launch our State Performance Program for people with an intellectual impairment.
  5. To attend any stakeholder meetings that are related to the Assist All Hoops program.

Essential requirements

  • At least 1 year of experience working with people or organisations that provide sports programs for people with an intellectual impairment.
  • Ability to relate to complex matters tangibly to people from all walks of life and of all abilities.
  • Experience in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
  • Experience is working with committees or advisory groups.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • A high level of organisational, time management, and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, be self-motivated, and work unsupervised and in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficient in Google and other relevant software.
  • Current NSW driver’s license, own motor vehicle.

Are you involved in other Basketball Activities?

If yes that’s great and we encourage our staff to be actively involved in the game in other capacities, such as coaching, being a team manager, refereeing right through to just being a fan.

We get it and we understand it, as basketball runs through the veins of a lot of our staff members.

The successful applicant can continue to undertake these activities in their own time, but this must be disclosed at the time of applying for the role and must not present a conflict of interest in this role.

When you become a part of the basketball family, many networking opportunities present themselves and an opportunity may present itself to you that you would like to pursue. However, before accepting any such position(s), you will need to gain approval from Basketball NSW first. You may be required to demonstrate that the position(s) will not in any way interfere with your employment and will in no way create a conflict of interest between the external position and your role at Basketball NSW.

If permission to undertake the requested appointment is granted and will require leave, the only form of leave from duties that will be made available to undertake is either annual leave or leave without pay.

This is a contract role that will end on 30 June 2026.

Application Instruction

Applications for this role are now open, to apply for this position, you need to:

  • Include a cover letter explaining why you are perfect for this role.
  • Provide your CV, outlining your skills and experience.

Any applications without a cover letter may not be considered.

Applications can be emailed to: (02) 8765 8555

Applications close 31st May, 2024

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