Director, Sport Development Branch
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October 5, 2013
Senior Manager 1
Tourism, Parks and Recreation
For more information about the Recreation and Sport Development Division and the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, visit our websites at
Reporting to the General Manager of the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, you will assist in the planning, development, delivery, evaluation and management of specifically Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation programs related to Sport Development. Management assignments primarily include policy and program development, event and program management, and the development and management of program budgets.
Using your well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, you will provide management direction to a team of experienced staff. You will oversee consultation to provincial organizations, volunteers, and staff in the areas of governance, policy development, grants and financial reporting. Your strong management skills will assist you in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders. In addition, you will be required to act with initiative and have the ability to work collaboratively with the Foundation Management Team and the program stakeholders of the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation.
If this is starting to sound like you, please refer to the list of qualifications below.
University degree (Masters preferred) in Physical Education or Recreation/Sport Administration or related field plus 6 years of progressively responsible related experience is required. Government experience is preferred. You will be required to have experience working with the issues/policies and procedures related to program development and delivery, as well as experience in working with volunteer organizations. Experience working with volunteer boards and committees would be an asset. Business writing, presentation and program management experience is essential. Experience with Microsoft Office suite is required. Equivalencies will be considered.
$3,214.68 - $4,386.18 bi-weekly ($83,903 - $114,479 annually)
This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government. Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening. The ability to travel within the city, province, and out-of-province is required.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. To apply online, please visit
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Linda Yan, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, 7th floor Standard Life Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4R7. Fax: (780) 422-3142. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Linda Yan at firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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