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Jan, 2022

Now Hiring - Youth Baseball Umpire Coordinator/Assignor

Youth Baseball Umpire Coordinator/Assignor

Overview:
The umpire coordinator/assignor(s) will be responsible for recruiting and assigning umpires to work all youth baseball games for ages 9-15, which includes Red River Valley League games, travel team games, and tournament games played in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead. This position works closely with the Red River Valley League staff and committee. This is a salary paid position and is seasonal (April through October).

Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific duties include, but may not be limited to:

  • Assign umpires to all youth baseball games (league and tournaments)
  • Manage the umpire roster keeping information up to date
  • Recruit umpires to add to the roster
  • Set up training opportunities for umpires throughout the year
  • Attend games and observe umpires
  • Work closely with Red River Valley League staff and committee
  • Work closely with Fargo Youth Baseball & West Fargo Baseball travel programs

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Knowledge in the sport of baseball
  • Commitment to being available and responsive to scheduling needs
  • Fun and energetic personality
  • Previous assigning experience preferred
  • Previous umpiring experience preferred
  • Knowledge of using an assigning system preferred

Compensation:

This position will be paid through Fargo Youth Baseball’s payroll. The umpire coordinator(s) will be paid based on performance and games filled. The breakdown of pay can be split between 2 people if interested candidates would like to team up. Salary is as follows:

  • 70% or less will result in a review by the RRVL with a minimum salary of $5,000
  • 71% - 90% of games filled will get paid $6,500
  • 90% - 100% of games will receive $7,500 plus a $1,500 bonus.

** Pay will be made monthly and prorated based on each month and the total salary.

About Red River Valley League Organizations:
All Red River Valley League members are community-based organizations that bring the diamond sport of baseball to families in their respective towns. Each organization is a chartered member of either Little League, Babe Ruth International, or both. The league operates as a 501c(3) non-profit, operated by volunteers from the community in which we live. The league offers opportunities for children to learn our great pastime and provides enhanced playing opportunities for more advanced players.

If interested in this position, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. For immediate questions please contact the Fargo Youth Baseball office at 701-232-9225.

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