Umpire Development – 6 month contract

Hockey Ireland are looking to employ an experienced professional to develop the Hockey Ireland Umpiring Pathway Programmes. These programmes, including Club Umpire, Young Umpire, Umpire Development Pathway and the Elite Umpire Fast Track Programme, are vital to working towards a sustainable umpiring pathway to ensure that hockey is a sport that can continue to be played at all levels across the island of Ireland.

For more information see Job Description below:
To apply please send your CV to linda.monaghan@hockey.ie. Closing date for application is TBC

ROLE TITLE: Umpire Development Programme Consultant
RESPONSIBLE TO: Hockey Ireland, National Development Manager
LOCATION: Hockey Ireland office (all staff currently working remotely)
REMUNERATION: The package will include a competitive salary range commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience.
CONTRACT: The position is a full time 6 month contract
What is expected of the role:
Hockey Ireland working with the Irish Hockey Umpires Association are looking to employ an experienced professional to develop our Umpiring Pathway programmes. The 6 month contracted position would comprise of the following responsibilities:
Club Umpire
o Produce resources and documents for club umpire programme
o Deliver training events for clubs in club umpire programme
Young Umpire
o Produce course documents and resources for young umpire programme
o Recruit and train tutors in 4 provinces to run young umpire courses
Umpiring Development Pathway
o Work with IHUA to develop Fundamentals of Umpiring Module 2 practical session
o Work with IHUA to develop and produce resources for Level 1 Umpire Award and Assessment
Elite Umpire Fast Track Programme
o Progress the Elite Umpire Fast Track programme
o Manage nominations of umpires to U4N and U4E
eLearning Hockey Hub
o Update and progress the e-learning Hockey hub for all umpiring programmes
o Work with marketing department to develop umpiring pathway campaign
• General
o Collating data/generating reports in relation to activities
o Support and work with the provincial associations, IHUA and other relevant bodies
o Work closely and communicate effectively with other Hockey Ireland staff, club volunteers and other relevant organisations
o Any other duties as may be allocated from time to time in accordance with the general nature of the post