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Manager, Sport and Recreation Programs (2)

Department: Community and Government Services
Community: Baker Lake, and Iqaluit
Reference number: 14-503441 / 14-503734
Type of employment: Indeterminate
Union Status: This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: $93,951.00
Northern Allowance: $15,016.00 / $24,831.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 10 February 2017
14-503441 Iqaluit 14-503734 Baker Lake

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director of Sport and Recreation, the Manager, Sport and Recreation Programs leads the development, coordination and management of the Sport and Recreation Division’s functions as they relate to non-government organizations, municipal governments and other government departments. In particular, the Manager works closely with Nunavut’s nonprofit and municipal organizations and other government departments to enhance capacity of Nunavut’s sport, physical activity and recreation system. This position is required to address a very broad range of issues of a complex and sensitive nature. As a member of the Division’s management team the position requires an advanced understanding of strategic planning, organizational development, policy development, program plans and provides strategic advice to the senior management of the division.

The Manager, Sport and Recreation Programs is responsible leading program staff and overseeing the development and management of program budgets, reports and programs evaluations. This position provides strategic advice to all levels of Management on the development of programming initiatives and coordinates divisional staff in the development and delivery of Sport and Recreation Division programs and services.

As the successful candidate; you must have work experience effectively managing staff, preferably in the field of sport and recreation. A minimum of 5 years work experience in program development and/or implementation with an in-depth knowledge of effective program, planning and evaluation. You also must possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience interacting with the volunteer and/or municipal sectors.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job would normally be acquired through a completion of a university degree in recreation and sport administration with complementary studies in several areas including community development, public administration or a minimum of 6 years of work assignments in community or government sport and recreation program management.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Demonstrated experience in a leadership role within the volunteer organization, preferably within the sport, physical activity, or recreation sector is an asset to this position. Also, experience within a major games program as part of host society, a mission staff or coach is also an assest. The successful candidate should possess a working knowledge of current trends and policies within the Canadian Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation sectors (e.g. Canadian Sport Policy, Canada Sport for Life, and Pathways to Wellbeing-A Framework for Recreation).

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220

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