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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
August 31, 2022

Job Location
Saskatoon

Employment Type
Employee

Expected Start Date
September 6, 2022

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Position Title: Coach & Technical Operations
Terms of Employment: Fulltime
Location: Saskatoon
Reports to: Director of Soccer

We are looking for an energetic and determined person to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the game, a strong desire to learn and a commitment to high standards. Aligning to our Strategic Plan priority to advance female coaches at high performance levels and confirming our commitment to equity, we welcome female applicants for this role.

Purpose of Position Coach & Technical Operations (CTO) is responsible for assisting SSA in upholding the principles of Long-Term Player Development and goals of the Whole of Soccer Plan aligned to the SSA Strategic Plan. The CTO will be an active coach and support programs such as the SK Regional Excel Centre (REX). TOC will also provide operational support to other SSA programs and competitions.

KEY POSITIONAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coach

• Priority focus will be on-field support for the female SK REX Program and support to EXCEL programs as a member of the EXCEL Coaching Staff

• Off-field support including video analysis and player engagement support sessions

• On-field support for Female teams in Inter-Provincial Multi Sport Games

EXCEL & Multi-Sport Games Administration

• Assist with planning, booking and relevant communications

• Support operational aspects of program delivery

• Program information creation, information releases and update SSA Website with relevant information

• Contact point for player absences and injuries and coordinate information with the coaches of the programs

Competitions and Events

• Provide support for SSA Competitions and Events

• Support policy requirements for competitions and events

• Support and work with the host organizing committee and liaise with host communities, member
organizations and participants

• Support the development and maintenance of competition related materials such as rulebooks, policies, and forms

General Responsibilities

• Tracking and Reporting Outputs and Outcomes – aligned to the SSA’s Strategic Plan and in pursuit of
operational and strategic outcomes and strategies, the TOC is responsible for tracking and reporting on all outputs and outcomes within areas of responsibility

• Support to all SSA technical programs and other responsibilities commensurate with the skill set of the
successful candidates, as assigned by the Director of Soccer and Executive Director.

Background

The Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) is one of the largest sport governing bodies in Saskatchewan, serving over 40,000 Indoor and Outdoor registrants across more than 60 Member Organizations. The SSA is a dynamic and growing organization that takes pride in delivering quality programs and services that encourage life-long participation in the world’s most popular sport.

SSA is a Mission driven organization that values diversity, inclusivity and integrity. We encourage applications from any interested applicant eligible to work in Canada. Come join our incredible staff and help continue to elevate soccer in Saskatchewan. We encourage any interested individual to apply, even if they do not meet all the minimum requirements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to problem solve and plan effectively.

• Proven track record of successfully working in a team environment.

• Ability to overcome issues by using strong organizational, relationship building and communication skills.

• Professionalism in everything you do from speaking with athletes and parents to interacting with our National Sport Organization and Member Organizations

• Resourcefulness and an ability to utilize strong interpersonal skills.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Administration, Recreation Management, Physical Education, Business
Administration, or other related field would be an asset or a significant combination of education and work experience in related fields.

• Desire to grow as a coach – ideal candidate would possess Canada Soccer C License in training, trained or certified

• Good knowledge of the soccer industry

• Ability to travel and work flexible hours,

• Reliable transportation, and valid driver’s license

• Clean Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Verification

APPLICATIONS

Apply by email including resume and cover letter to Steven Porter, SSA Executive Assistant, at
s.porter@sasksoccer.com

PROCESS

Details on salary and SSA’s comprehensive benefits and pension plan will be provided to those selected to an interview. Interviews will be scheduled as qualified applicants become available. This posting will remain open until a qualified applicant is found. We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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