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JOB OF THE WEEK: Cricket Operations Director, USA Cricket

We’re delighted to bring you news on the latest Job of the Week – powered by Global Sports – which is an extremely exciting opportunity for a Cricket Operations Director with USA Cricket.

 

The Cricket Operations Director will be a pivotal member of the executive management team, with responsibility for developing, planning and leading all aspects of cricket operations across USA Cricket, with a particular focus on creating an effective and efficient high-performance environment for the USA national and representative teams.

 

ABOUT USA CRICKET

USA Cricket was established in 2017 to act as the national governing body for the sport of cricket in the United States, and is recognised as an Associate Member of the ICC. It is a non-profit corporation incorporated pursuant to the laws of the state of Colorado, but it is now headquartered in the Bay Area, California.

 

Its mission is to govern, regulate, develop and promote the sport of cricket (including hardball, softball, disability cricket and all other types of cricket) at all levels in the United States, and to enable United States cricketers to successfully compete in national and international competition.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Cricket Operations Director will be a pivotal member of the executive management team, with responsibility for developing, planning and leading all aspects of cricket operations across USA Cricket, with a particular focus on creating an effective and efficient high-performance environment for the USA national and representative teams.

 

Core responsibilities include:

 

HIGH PERFORMANCE

Working in collaboration with the national team coaching and support staff, as well as with other
members of management:

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the elite cricketer pathway for men and women (including suitable age groups for both boys and girls) towards USA Cricket’s national and representative teams.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a strategic long-term High Performance Program (HPP), ensuring that it articulates long term goals with suitable clear performance indicators, and that it is aligned to the strategic plan and objectives of USA Cricket.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of an annual operational high performance plan for the USA national and representative teams to ensure that immediate and sustainable success is attained at national level in accordance with the overarching HPP and its performance objectives.
  • Provide, manage and maintain suitable support and resources to the USA national and representative teams that sustain a world class high performance culture, including suitable access to coaching, strength and conditioning, mental skills, physiotherapy, injury management and professional development programs, as well using the latest technologies to enhance elite performance.
  • Develop, oversee and evaluate progress against Individual Performance Plans (IPPs) for the development of the USA national and representative team players and other identified groups of players.
  • Determine (through coordination with the ICC and other national cricket boards) the annual international match and playing schedule for the USA national and representative teams.
  • Continuously review and report on the performance of the USA national and representative team players and support staff against objectives in the agreed HPP and/or IPPs.
  • Develop and manage (through the respective Selection Panels) the upholding of clear and fair team selection processes and policies.
  • Participate in the development of an appropriate world class training centre environment for national team players that meets the long-term needs of coaches and players and contributes to the goal of sustainable international success.
  • Appoint a strong team of support staff that meet the needs of all national and representative teams in accordance with the objectives set out in the HPP.
  • Identify suitable training opportunities and programs for coaching and support staff, and provide ongoing performance feedback to them both formally and informally.
  • Seek additional funding sources that assist with, relate to and support the further development and effectiveness of the HPP.
  • Provide oral and written reports, advice, assessments and debriefs to the USA Cricket Board and/or any of its relevant Sub Committees and/or the Chief Executive, as required from time to time.

 

Title: Cricket Operations Director
Location: USA Cricket HQ: San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
Hours of work: Candidates applying for this role need to be aware that the position may include extensive ‘out of hours’ work, including overseas travel and internally within the USA on a regular basis.
Reporting to: Chief Executive
Job category: Full time employee
Closing date: 6 December 2019

 

The closing date for all applications will be 5pm PT on Friday 6 December.

 

For the full job description, as well as details on how to apply, click here.

 

The Job of the Week is brought to you courtesy of Global Sports (GlobalSportsJobs), the world’s leading specialist careers platform for the international sports industry.

 

 

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