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Employment Opportunity with BC Athletics
Technical Manager - Track & Field and Director Power/Speed Event Group

BC Athletics in partnership with the Canadian Sport Centre - Pacific invites applications for the full time position of Technical Manager Track & Field and Director Power/Speed Event Group. This is one position that will have responsibility for the Technical Management and Development of Track & Field in British Columbia along with providing enhanced leadership in the Power/Speed Event Group (Throws, Jumps, Sprints, Hurdles, and Combined Events). The ideal candidate should be a visionary, energized by the opportunity and have the ability to engage others in the collective achievement of the goals and objectives of the program in British Columbia.

Working with Athletes, Coaches, Officials, BC Athletics Committees and Staff the responsibilities include:

  • Programs and Competition Development
  • Budget Development
  • Event Sanctioning
  • Event Management
  • Athlete, Coach and Officials Development
  • BC Athletics Committees - involvement and liaison
  • Para-Athletics Programs - liaison and program integration
  • Club Development and Liaison
  • BC Team Program
  • International/National/Provincial/Regional Program liaison
  • Centres: National/Provincial/Regional Program liaison and IPS integration
  • BC Athletics Strategic Plan

Detailed Outline of Responsibilities: click here

Candidates would benefit from the following knowledge, training, education and experience:

  • Be a self starter, effective communicator with a proven ability to work well with volunteers, committees and staff
  • Coaching Certification - fully certified Level 3 or equivalent and be eligible for or have Athletics Learning Facilitator/Course Conductor status.
  • A degree in Physical Education; Kinesiology; Human Kinetics; Coaching; Sport Management; Recreation; Education or related field
  • In Coaching at the Club/School/University level
  • Management, Planning, Program Design and Implementation
  • Leadership within a work and/or volunteer environment
  • Computer knowledge and experience using MS Office; Spreadsheets; and the Internet
  • Knowledge of the sport of Athletics at the club, provincial and national levels

This is a full time position with BC Athletics. Salary range $40,000 to $48,000 plus benefits and travel. While the preference is for candidates based in the Greater Vancouver Region or willing to relocate, we encourage applications from all interested candidates. The projected starting time for this position is October/November 2008.

BC Athletics as an equal opportunity employer, invites applications from all interested and qualified individuals.

Applications with resume and references should be sent in confidence by Monday, October 6, 2008 to:
BC Athletics, ATTN. Brian McCalder, 
3820 Cessna Drive, Ste 120
Richmond, BC  V7B 0A2
Fax: (604) 333-3552

BC Athletics thanks all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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