Director, Sport Development Branch
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December 6, 2013
Senior Manager 1
Tourism, Parks and Recreation
For more information about the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, visit our website at
Reporting to the General Manager of the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, this senior management position is responsible for planning, managing and directing Foundation programs, services, policy and staff in the area of Sport Development. Management assignments will primarily include policy and program development, event and program management, evaluation, and the development and management of program budgets.
As the Director of the Sport Development Branch, you will be required to develop multi-faceted partnerships in order to ensure the delivery of complex programs to diverse groups. 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.
To ensure your success in this role, you will have demonstrated extensive knowledge of Sport Development issues, policies, procedures, acts and regulations pertaining to sport at the national, provincial, regional, and municipal levels. If this is starting to sound like you, please refer to the list of qualifications below.
University degree in a related field (Physical Education, Recreation/Sport Administration, Commerce) plus 6 years of progressively responsible related senior level experience is required. Extensive experience working in sport development at the provincial or national level is also required. You will be required to have experience supervising staff and programs, working with policies and procedures related to program development and delivery, issues management, and experience working with volunteer organizations. Experience with volunteer boards and committees would be an asset. Supervision and leadership of staff and programs 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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