Reporting to the Manager, Community Recreation, Camps & Outdoor Centre, the incumbent is responsible for the co-ordination, technical advisement, planning, organization, and day-to-day operations of all children’s and adult sports and specialty programs offered at Seneca College. This includes hiring, training, supervising and evaluating part-time seasonal staff, on-going program evaluation and curriculum development; assisting with budget preparation, marketing and advertising and being the point person for the parents of the children involved in sports and summer camp programs.
The incumbent coordinates over 10 sports, as well as NCCP programs which run year-round. The incumbent is responsible for making sure all operational procedures for facility and equipment use are updated and implemented accordingly. S/he manages the safety procedure and inherent risks of multi-sport and specialty programs to ensure a sound, progressive and developmentally appropriate educational environment.
This position has a large responsibility for summer camps (except King Day Camp) overseeing 5000+ campers involved in multi-sports camps, and 140 student part-time staff. S/he also plans and implements the day-to-day operation for 80 Leaders-in-Training and 50 Staff-in-Training, jointly with the Manager and team. Responsibilities also include: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising and evaluating part-time staff, ensuring accuracy, relevance and appropriateness of curriculum content and delivery, facilitating meetings and communication with senior staff to ensure all programs are running to the highest of safety standards.
• Responsible for multi-sports programs through planning and program development/implementation/evaluation: Creates a multi-year plan with goals and objectives, jointly with the department’s team and manager; creates an annual program plan with implementation steps and evaluation mechanism; proposes budget projections for sports and specialty programs. • Responsible for new program development: Researches market trends to create innovative new programs; liaises with various Sport and community organizations to connect with coaches and update resources. • Recruiting, hiring, supervising, and training part-time staff: Recruits and hires seasonal part-time staff and organizes training sessions; develops staff manuals and guidelines and orients new staff to policies/procedures, program goals and expectations; supervises part-time staff on a daily basis, evaluates and advises them on professional development. • Planning and Coordination of Summer Camps: Develops the technical sports plans for day-to-day operations of the sports camps with Sports Supervisors. • Reporting and Communication: Liaises with other department coordinators to communicate and to promote programs to the general public by utilizing various advertising and marketing tools. • Other duties as assigned.
• A 2-year Diploma in Recreational Leadership/Programming, Sport Administration, Sports Coaching or equivalent • Completion of Level 1 coaching certification, High Five certification, and NCCP Level I and II Theory • Certified in Standard First Aid, CPR-C, and First Responder-Advanced Medical First Aid • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in sport coaching including technical management in multi-sports • Proficient with Microsoft Word and databases • Experience in group dynamics and facilitation • Programming experience in recreation and summer camps • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills are essential. • Well-developed interpersonal, customer service and communication skills (verbal and written) to interact effectively with multi-cultural/racial/able students, staff and the public are required.
PLEASE NOTE: This position requires light to medium physical effort (lifting between 5 to 20 kg or 11 to 44 lbs)
Hourly Wage Rate
Payband H: Start rate $29.12 , Maximum rate $33.80
Weekly Hours of Work
37.5 hours (overtime as required). Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
As soon as possible
April 26, 2013 External
May 3, 2013
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Note: A skills assessment may be administered and proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.