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Student Sport Ireland


Student Sport Ireland is coordinating the planning and preparations for the participation of Ireland’s high-performance student athletes’ at this summer World University Games.

The 30th edition of the event will be hosted by the Italian city of Naples from the 3rd - 14th July and SSI is working closely with Sport Ireland and the relevant National Governing Bodies to maximise high performance and achieve best results at the event.

SSI now invite applications for the appointment of physiotherapists and teamwear suppliers to the Team Ireland delegation. For additional information and to download a detailed job description (physiotherapists) / proposal invitation (teamwear suppliers) please follow this link to the Student Sport Ireland web site: WUG Vacancies.


Student Sport Ireland - Sport Administrator Vacancy

Student Sport Ireland invites applications from recent third level graduates for the exciting role of Sports Administrator Intern.

Based at the heart of Irish sport at the National Sports Campus at Abbotstown the Sports Administrator Intern will play a central role in assisting SSI staff in the planning and coordination of the organisation’s key programmes including the 2019 World University Games, the annual networking event and student awards, and the planning for the 2019/2020 SSI intercollegiate competitions.

The role offers recent graduates with an interest in pursuing a career in sport administration a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic national representative organisation with an extensive national and international network.

In the undertaking of this work the intern will develop an envious skillset including project management, event planning and coordination, budget management, networking and sports administration.

The role also provides the successful applicant the opportunity to connect in directly to SSI affiliated colleges Directors of Sport, Heads of Sport, Sports Managers, and Sports Officers and Sports Development Staff in addition to meeting and networking with NGB staff and officials working at Sport HQ.

For a detailed job description and an outline of the application process please click on this link: Sports Administrator Intern Job Description

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, 25th March.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for the 28th March


Cricket Ireland - Talent Pathway Manager & Coach

Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and participation levels throughout All-Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game.

In order to ensure our men’s and women’s teams are competitive now we are playing on the world stage against all other full members, our Talent Pathway programmes are critical in ensuring there is a conveyor belt of talented players ready to take to the International stage.

Cricket Ireland (CI) is seeking a new full-time Talent Pathway Manager and Coach, initially on a 2-year contract, to take a lead role within the organisation in continuing to build on our Ireland Talent Pathway Programme (ITPP). They will deliver a robust, effective Talent Pathway Programme focussed on creating sustained success and building towards a competitive under-19 team capable of success at the ICC Under-19 World Cup and will ensure Ireland continues to develop First Class and International men’s and women’s players able to compete on the world stage.

Please see the job description for more detailed information (PDF).

The closing date for applications will be Friday 22 March 2019, 9.00am local time.


Cricket Ireland - Event Manager

Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and participation levels throughout All-Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game. The future of Irish cricket is incredibly bright given the growth of the sport driven by significant success on the international stage in the last decade leading to unprecedented visibility for Irish cricket at home and abroad.

This role has overall responsibility for the management and delivery of all home international matches and non-international matches and events.

2019 sees Cricket Ireland hosting a number of high-profile events including the Ireland v England ODI in May and the Ireland/West Indies/ Bangladesh Tri-series in Dublin in May along with Afghanistan and Zimbabwe in Northern Ireland

Please see the job description for more detailed information (PDF).

The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 27 March 2019, 9.00am local time.


Cricket Ireland - HR Manager (Part-time)

Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and participation levels throughout All-Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game. The future of Irish cricket is incredibly bright given the growth of the sport driven by significant success on the international stage in the last decade leading to unprecedented visibility for Irish cricket at home and abroad.

As a result of this significant growth, a new opportunity for an experienced HR Partner to join the Cricket Ireland Team has now been created. The purpose of the role will be to support in the provision of the full range of HR activities including HR advice, payroll, recruitment, policy development, staff engagement and HR IT systems.

This newly created role will report into the CFO and will work closely with the Senior Management team and provide HR support across the entire organisation.

Please see the job description for more detailed information (PDF).

The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 27 March 2019, 9.00am local time.


Cara - Physical Activity Education Coordinator

Cara, through the support of the Health Service Executive (HSE) Health and Wellbeing Dept. and in partnership with Sport Ireland, is looking for a full time Physical Activity Education Coordinator to coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of a national physical activity education programme for people with disabilities.

Closing Date: applications to be received no later than 12 noon on Friday 29th of March 2019

Further Details and Application via: https://caracentre.ie/employment-opportunity-physical-activity-education-coordinator/