State Director of Assessment (SDA) Job Description

The SDA position is a volunteer position with the Idaho Soccer Referee Committee (ISRC). The SDA will have their annual recertification fees paid for by the ISRC.

Objective:   

The State Director of Assessment is responsible for developing an assessor network and overseeing the assessment needs of the Idaho State Referee Association.

Application:   

Application for the SDA will be a letter of interest to the State Referee Administrator. Please include why you want the position and any specific experience, skills, or interests that make you a particularly good candidate. The SDA must be a USSF certified state assessor (A5) or a USSFassessor (A7) willing to complete the State Assessor Clinic within a timely manner.

Selection:   

The Executive Committee of the ISRC will select The SDA, with input from the Presidents of the Idaho Adult and Youth Associations. SDA candidates should submit an applicationto the SRA (ajones@idahoyouthsoccer.org) for consideration.

Report:   

The SDA will report directly to the State Referee Administrator. He will also receive direction and support from the State Youth Referee Administrator and work in collaboration with the Executive Committee of the ISRC.

Responsibilities:   

Administration

This includes but is not limited to:   

  • Organizing and instructing courses and clinics for assessors.
  • Developing in-service training materials for assessors.
  • Working with the State Direction of Instruction in the development of in-service training materials for officials.
  • Assisting with the assignment of assessors in support of officials committed to advancement and development.
  • Developing and monitoring a mentor program for both the adult and youth soccer programs within the state.
  • Supplying accurate upgrade and assessment information to the referees in Idaho. To that end, the SDA will be required to answer emails and phone calls. This will require knowledge of current ISRC and USSF policies to accurately answer these questions.
  • Ensuring the payment of assessors and evaluators for their completed assignments.
  • Attend monthly ISRC meetings, either in person or electronically and providing monthly reports to the ISRC on the state of the Assessment Program.