The NRCE is seeking applications for the position of ACTAS Head Coach / ACT High Performance Development Coordinator.
The ACTAS Head Coach / ACT High Performance Development Coordinator will:
* Under the direction of the ACTAS JMC comprising of the NRCE, the ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS) and Rowing ACT (RACT) lead and implement strategies within the ACT that contribute to sustainable success for Australian rowing at successive Olympic and Paralympic Games – in line with Australia’s Winning Edge (AWE) performance targets and outcomes. A key part of this is to lead and manage the NRCE’s high performance strategy within the ACT to achieve its vision and objectives, including:
# Develop and successfully implement strategies to ensure the delivery of the ACT’s component of RA’s national high performance plan through effective leadership, coaching direction, coordination and communication.
# Leading, managing and coaching an effective scholarship program through ACTAS.
# Identify, recruit, and actively ‘case-manage’ the effective development of talented athletes within the ACT, who are potential Senior A medal standard athletes for future World Championships, Paralympic and Olympic Games.
# Ensure clearly defined development pathways exist for the transfer of talented school athletes into the HP athlete pathway offered by the National Rowing Network.
# Ensure quality HP Development coaching and support systems exist in the ACT, and are delivered in line with the NRCE and High Performance Development Program (HPDP) guidelines.
* Under the direction of the NRCE Deputy Performance Director and Elite Development Manager, manage and organise activities for emerging athletes based in the USA, including enhancing selection processes, providing opportunities for selection within Under 23 boat classes and providing regular and effective communications with these athletes.
Additional details regarding the position, including duties and responsibilities, job dimensions and job holder requirements are available in the position description.
Individuals wishing to apply for the position should provide their applications, along with a CV detailing their relevant skills, qualifications and experience to Nadine Morrison (Nadine.Morrison@ausport.gov.au) prior to close of business on Monday 12th August.