Vacancies

 

The current list of vacancies related to Orienteering New Zealand is below and included in each monthly OrienteeringNZ Update Newsletter.

If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering in the sport of orienteering, please contact us via the General Manager gm@nullorienteering.org.nz

Current Vacancies:


ANZ Challenge 2017 Team Manager

  • Posted: 6 December 2016
  • Applications close: 22 December 2016.
  • Purpose: The Team Manager is appointed by Orienteering NZ to lead and manage a Team, once selected, of elite athletes to represent New Zealand at the Oceania Championships.
  • Tenure: From appointment to the completion of the competition (approximately). The ANZ Challenge will be held as part of the Oceania Championships in Auckland 14-20 April 2017.
  • Personal qualities: The primary role of the ANZ Challenge Manager is to ensure all financial and logistic matters pertaining to the NZ representative team’s participation at Oceania Championships are attended to.
  • The position is voluntary in its nature.
  • Position Description: ONZ ANZ Challenge (Oceania) Team Manager 2017 Position Description (PDF 436KB)
  • Applications for this position to be forwarded to: Catriona McBean, General Manager gm@nullorienteering.org.nz All applications received will be acknowledged by email.

2017 Orienteering NZ Council – Two Vacancies

To align with the new Orienteering NZ Constitution we are now inviting applications from suitably skilled and experienced members to join the Orienteering NZ Board.

The Orienteering NZ Board is seeking to fill 2 vacancies – Pip Poole and Jane Harding’s current terms are up. The appointment is for a 3-year term.

The Council recently undertook a skills assessment to ensure we are covering all the desired governance skills identified as best practice but with every change in Board membership there is always an adjustment around skill balance.

We welcome applications from members with current or previous business experience especially in the areas of finance and governance.

Applicants must be current financial members of an Orienteering NZ Club.

Further information is available at: https://www.orienteering.org.nz/news/2017-orienteeringnz-council-vacancy-applications-open/

Please forward your application by email to the General Manager no later than 14 February 2017. Email: gm@nullorienteering.org.nz. All applications received will be acknowledged by email.


ONZ Media Advisor

  • Posted: 1 December 2016
  • Purpose: The Media Advisor role is responsible for the interaction between ONZ and clubs with promotion of orienteering through traditional and social media outlets.
  • Tenure: Appointed by the General Manager for 1 year.
  • Personal qualities: The position requires a person with media experience and preferably contacts in media.
    The Media Liaison should have:
    – excellent communication and writing skills
    – well-connected throughout the orienteering community in New Zealand
    – sound interpersonal skills, as the role requires extensive liaison with many people and different external groups
    – a key understanding of media requirements to successfully promote national events
  • The position is voluntary in its nature.
  • Position Description: ONZ Media Advisor PD (PDF 486KB)
  • Applications for this position to be forwarded to: Catriona McBean, General Manager gm@nullorienteering.org.nz All applications received will be acknowledged by email.

Pre-Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Training Coach

  • Posted: 20 October 2016
  • Applications will be accepted till an appointment is made.
  • Purpose: The primary role of the Pre-JWOC Training Coach is to assist with the athlete training and preparation for the NZ representative team at JWOC to perform to the best of their ability.
  • Tenure: From confirmation (anticipated by end of November) through to the appointment of JWOC Coach in 2017.
    ONZ advise the successful applicant for the Pre-JWOC Training Coach role will not automatically be appointed as the JWOC Coach. The JWOC Coach appointment will be considered in early 2017.
  • The position is voluntary in its nature.
  • Position Description: Pre-JWOC Training Coach 2017 – Position Description (PDF 436KB)
  • Applications for this position to be forwarded to: Catriona McBean, General Manager gm@nullorienteering.org.nz All applications received will be acknowledged by email.

Rogaine Committee – 1 member

  • Applications will be accepted till an appointment is made.
  • Purpose: To promote the growth of rogaining within orienteering
  • Tenure: 2 years for Panel. No maximum number or terms. Appointed by Orienteering NZ Council.
  • Volunteer position.
  • Position Description: ONZ Rogaine Committee Member PD (PDF 283KB)
  • Applications for this position to be forwarded to: Catriona McBean, General Manager gm@nullorienteering.org.nz All applications received will be acknowledged by email.

Selection Panel – Senior – 1 Member

  • Applications will be accepted till an appointment is made.
  • Purpose: To ensure Orienteering NZ has a fair and transparent process for selection of international and representative teams.
  • Volunteer position. 3 years for Panel.
  • Position Description:  ONZ Selector PD.PDF (PDF)
  • Applications for this position to be forwarded to: Catriona McBean, General Manager gm@nullorienteering.org.nz All applications received will be acknowledged by email.