Job Opportunity: Umpire Program Coordinator

Published by Kyle Cormier

Published on December 5, 2017

Published on December 5, 2017

Job Posting – Umpire Program Coordinator, Softball Ontario

Closing Date:     December 8, 2017 by 4:00pm
Organization:     Softball Ontario
Location:           301 – 85 Scarsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario M3B 2R2

Softball Ontario is the provincial sport organization governing the sport of Softball. Softball Ontario is a council organization and its goal is to promote and develop the sport of softball for its athletes, officials and volunteers by providing program and services at all levels of competition.

Softball Ontario provides various technical programs for the athletes, coach and umpire; whereas it’s four Member Associations deal with the operational aspects of the sport through Regional and Provincial championships.

Softball Ontario is located in Toronto, Ontario.

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The Umpire Program Coordinator position is ideal for a person who has a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a sports administrative environment or related field of study. We are looking for a proactive engaged self-starter with the ability to thrive in an office environment, an enthusiastic team member with a positive collaborative approach.

Primary Responsibilities include:

• Administer the umpire clinic program – including processing bids, shipping clinic material & tracking clinic revenue & expenses
• Administer the umpire tournament services program – including coordinating the logistics (including booking travel & accommodations) for umpire travel to provincial and national tournaments
• Manager/oversee the annual umpire registration process – including data entry, processing payments & shipping out registration packages
• Administer the annual umpire instructor training clinic & umpire awards banquet
• Prepare and post all umpire program communications through social media
• Support the two umpire committees, by coordinating the logistics for committee meetings, attending meetings, writing committee minutes, and preparing meeting packages
• Liaison with Softball Ontario’s FP and SP Provincial Umpire-in-Chiefs, their Deputies, Zone Umpire-in-Chiefs, as well as Softball Ontario’s Member Associations
• Coordinate the logistics for the annual umpire awards program


• University Degree or College Diploma in Sports Administration or related field with relative experiences


• Commitment to delivering high standards of customer service
• Ability to coordinate programs to ensure proper administration, organization and delivery
• Experience working with a variety of stakeholders
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Exceptional work ethic
• Ability to manage budgets
• Good working knowledge of QuickBooks
• Enjoy working in a team environment but also has ability to work independently
• Advanced computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook
• An understanding of the game of softball is considered an asset
• Willing to work evenings and weekends required

Please submit your cover letter and resume with salary expectation to: and kindly include “Umpire Program Coordinator” and your name in the subject line of your application.

Closing date: December 8, 2017 by 4:00pm

Thank you to all applicants, however, only the successful applications will be notified for an interview.

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