ABOUT THE POSITION

The 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup legacy program will provide a lasting imprint for our sport, and its stakeholders, proceeding and post the event. The 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup will be held in Sydney from Friday 23rd September through to Monday 3rd October 2022.

This newly created role will be responsible for implementing our new Indigenous and Linguistically Diverse programs, which is a part of our overall participation growth strategy across basketball in NSW. 

As a part of the Community Growth team, the Indigenous and Linguistically Diverse Community Program Manager will assist in the recruitment and manage a team of regional part-time development officers.  

Through engagement and collaboration with our external partners, Basketball NSW will require this stream of the Community Growth team to deliver activities and programs that are associated with inclusion, participation and pathways in all areas of our game.  In addition to this, there will be shared outcomes for other programs that include Aussie Hoops, Sporting Schools and other programs for the 5-11-year-olds in Western Sydney and regional NSW for children from indigenous and linguistically diverse (refugee) backgrounds.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

→To lead the roll-out and delivery of a Daughters and Dads program for both South Sudanese and Refugee communities to create a connection between sport and their respective cultural values.
→To implement and evaluate programs run by other established organisations as a means to make basketball more accessible to participants across regional NSW.
→To assist in promoting other ways to be involved in the sport of basketball and to encourage participants to gain technical knowledge in the areas of coaching and officiating (includes refereeing, scoretable and statistics).
→To work with Indigenous and other linguistically diverse organisations to identify strong opportunities for the delivery of programs in their communities.
→To assist in the delivery of Aussie Hoops, Sporting Schools and holiday camp, clinics and 3×3 tournaments.
→To develop strategies that remove barriers to entry for children to convert from Sporting Schools programs to playing in domestic basketball competitions.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of basketball in NSW.
→Knowledge and experience in working/engagement with indigenous and linguistically diverse communities.
→Knowledge and experience in using the Sports TG platform.  

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
→Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
→Experience and understanding of sport/not-for-profit industry.
→Experience in managing other people.
→Excellent time management skills ability to work to deadlines.
→Experience in using Googles products.
→Will pass NSW Government requirements for working with children.
→Valid driver’s licence

KEY RELATIONSHIPS
Internal
→Chief Executive Officer
→GM Community Growth & Marketing
→Community Growth Team
→Project Manager for the Reconciliation Action Plan

External
→Our affiliated members (Associations)
→Savannah Pride
→Indigenous Basketball Australia
→2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup Local Organising Committee and Legacy Advisory Committee
→Basketball Australia

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 playing, 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 for 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 for applying for the role and must not present conflicts 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 situation 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.

OTHER
Basketball NSW carries out performance appraisals (2 per year) with assessment against objectives as identified in the Community Growth Operational Plan.

Employment Type: Full-time
Location: BNSW Offices in Homebush + opportunity to work from home
Reporting to: General Manager of Community Growth and Marketing
Commencing: February 2021
Contracted to: 30 June 2023

TO APPLY
Applications for this role are now open, to apply for this position, you need to:
→Include a covering letter explaining why you are perfect for this role.
→Provide your resume, outlining your skills and experience.
Applications can be emailed to:
Human Resources
Basketball NSW
[email protected]
Applications close: Friday 22nd January 2021