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Memo To: Member States From: General Manager Operations & Technical Cc: National Scoring Committee Date: 22/6/2012 Subject: Calling for Australian U19 Men's Team Statistician ISF IX Junior Men’s World Championships Parana Argentina 1-10 November 2012 Applications are invited for the position of Team Statistician for the Australian U19 Men’s Team participating in the ISF IX Junior Men’s World Championships in Parana Argentina 1-10 November 2012. The Team Statistician will be required for the following events: Pre ISF World Championship training camp (July 2012) Pre ISF World Championship training activities (October tbc) ISF IX Junior Men’s World Championships Parana Argentina 1-10 November 2012. For interested applicants, please see the attached relevant documents: A copy of the role description for this position Softball Australia Form 6.1 All applications must be submitted on the Softball Australia Form 6.1 (endorsed by the relevant Member State) and should include the following: A copy of your Softball Statistician resume A response to the task requirements, including relevant examples Applications will only be accepted on Softball Australia Form 6.1 and must be submitted to the Softball Australia office no later than 6 July 2012. If you have any questions relating to this process, please contact Chet Gray at Softball Australia. Chet Gray General Manager Operations & Technical SOFTBALL AUSTRALIA LIMITED ACN 092 181 318 Level 1 I Suite 2 I 273 Wellington Street I Collingwood Vic 3066 I Australia T: +61 3 9417 0022 I F: +61 3 9417 3399 I E: email@example.com I W: www.softball.org.au 4bb91f00-409e-4434-8d58-603c9b4e16ae.doc Page 1 of 1 Application for Position Position sought Team/Position Complete the following if applying for position of coach, umpire or statistician Level of accreditation Date received Surname Given names Home address Postcode Business address Postcode Tel ( ) ( ) Email (home) (business) Fax ( ) ( ) Occupation (home) (business) Place of birth Nationality What skills and experience can you bring to Softball Australia relevant to position? List other softball positions previously or presently held Club Association Application for Position – Form 6.1 Softball Australia Page 1 of 2 ACN 092 181 318 State National Other sports or organisations Additional information (optional) (if insufficient space, please attach additional details) I am a Registered Financial Member of Softball Association and agree that Softball Australia or my Member State Association can detail a Police Check from the Federal/State police in accordance with Softball Australia's Member Protection Policy. (To be completed by the Applicant's Member State) The verifies that the applicant's qualifications (name of Member State) set out in this Application for Position are correct. Application for Position – Form 6.1 Softball Australia Page 2 of 2 ACN 092 181 318 Date: Signature of official: Positio n: Application for Position – Form 6.1 Softball Australia Page 3 of 2 ACN 092 181 318 U19 Men’s Team Statistician ISF IX Junior Men’s World Championships Parana Argentina 1-10 November 2012 Primary Purpose of the Role The focus area for a Team Statistician in Softball Australia is the recording and provision of scores and statistics from games played by the national squad / team to which the Team Statistician is appointed. The Team Statistician may be appointed for a period of up to one year. The role of the Team Statistician is to: Work with the Head Coach in determining the level and quality of statistics recorded in each game played by the national team Provide specific data as and when required by the Head Coach Provide up to date information to Softball Australia, including play by plays and box score reports, by putting the information on the SAL website and providing information to SAL as required. Build a data bank of all required statistics during a particular period nominated by the Head Coach Scout the performance of opposing teams and supply requested data to the Head Coach Provide Softball Australia with permanent and accurate performance records for each player at the end of every domestic or international tour Provide such assistance as is requested by the Head Coach for other members of the team staff while on domestic and international tours. Qualifications The Team Statistician shall: Be a current member of SA Level 4 NOAS Scorer, with at least 3 years’ experience at that level Have at least 3 years experience of recording at national or international tournaments Personal Attributes Personal Possess good time management skills and be well organised Have strong personal drive towards achievement of goals Be an objective decision maker Be an effective team member Possess effective communication skills, both oral and written Sport Acumen Have a sound knowledge of current world practice in scoring, charting and results systems A sound and up to date knowledge of the Official Rules of Softball Have extended experience of softball scoring and results systems at least at a national level 4bb91f00-409e-4434-8d58-603c9b4e16ae.doc Sport Delivery Have integrity and maintain confidentiality about sensitive scoring issues affecting players and officials Be a keen observer of detail and have the ability to record decisions clearly and concisely Have the ability to produce accurate statistical records promptly after the conclusion of a game. Tasks The Team Statistician shall: Meet with the Head Coach and agree on the scope and detail of the records to be made of the team’ and player’s performances during any games in which the team participates Meet with the organising officials before any games in which the team is to participate and negotiate any requirements which the Team Statistician might have in order to undertake the agreed role satisfactorily Provide up to date information to Softball Australia, including play by plays and box score reports, by putting the information on the SAL website and providing information to SAL as required. Undertake all scouting, charting and scoring activities required by the Head Coach Provide the Head Coach with required statistics from each game as soon as practicable after the conclusion of the game At any tournament check that the official scores and team records as published are accurate and bring any errors to the prompt attention of the Head Coach Retain as confidential all statistics for release only to the Head Coach Prior to each game, if required by the Head Coach, attend the appointed area and participate in the toss for innings and benches Provide assistance as requested by the Head Coach to other members of the team staff in the activities required of them At the conclusion of each domestic and international tour prepare a complete set of player statistics for the Head Coach Advise the National Chief Statistician of any improvements which experience suggests are beneficial to the current national scoring practices When requested by the National Chief Statistician and within the dictates of the current role of Team Statistician provide assistance to training programs of other statisticians. Resources. The Team Statistician shall have the following resources available for the execution of the role: The support and advice of the National Chief Statistician Softball Australia’s scoring manuals and computerised scoring programs Such resources as are allocated by the Head Coach Assistance from the Office of Softball Australia as negotiated by the Head Coach or the Team Statistician 4bb91f00-409e-4434-8d58-603c9b4e16ae.doc Such assistance as is provided by the hosts of any tournament in which the team participates. Accountability The Team Statistician is accountable to the Head Coach. The Team Statistician is expected to develop and maintain communication with influence within Softball Australia with: The other members of the team staff The National Chief Statistician and members of the National Scoring Committee Softball Australia’s and AIS office appointed media officer The Scorers / Statisticians appointed to other national teams and Other persons nominated by the Head Coach. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) The Team Statistician will be subject to KPIs agreed with the Head Coach. These KPIs will be reviewed regularly (at least annually) and will be a principal basis for any review of the Team Statistician role. The KPIs will cover: The perceived accuracy of the records prepared by the Team Statistician The promptness with which game records are prepared and released to the Head Coach The level of confidentiality maintained with all records prepared by the Team Statistician The assistance provided by the Team Statistician to other members of the Team Staff especially while on tour The interpersonal relationships which the Team Statistician maintains with other members of the Team Staff and with the players The quality of the communication with Softball Australia’s and AIS office staff and with the members of the National Scoring Committee The contribution which the Team Statistician makes towards the training of other statisticians within Softball Australia. Adherence to the terms of any Softball Australia official’s Agreement and staff roles and responsibilities entered by the Statistician. Any official appointed to a Softball Australia team is expected to conform with Softball Australia’s Policies, including but not limited to the following Policies, which are available on the Softball Australia website: SAL Australian Teams’ Policy SAL Member Protection Policy SAL Anti-Doping Policy 4bb91f00-409e-4434-8d58-603c9b4e16ae.doc
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