BC Athletics is Seeking a Track & Field Program Manager

Employment Opportunity

Track & Field Program Manager

Application deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021

BC Athletics invites applications for the full-time position of Track & Field Program Manager.  Reporting to the President/CEO, the Track & Field Program Manager is responsible for the management of the BC Athletics Track & Field Programs and Technical Services from Development through to High Performance – Olympic and Paralympic. These responsibilities are technical and administrative and include but are not limited to:

  • The delivery, referencing the BC Athletics Strategic Plan, of the Athletics Long Term Athlete Development Model, as relates to Track & Field and is aligned with and feeds into Athletics Canada’s - Canadian Athlete Performance Pathway.
  • Leadership and Engagement with Clubs and Event Organizers for the provision of an effective Track & Field Participation and Competition Program.
  • Managing the process for the sanctioning of Track & Field competitions.
  • Working collaboratively with relevant BC Athletics Committees and Staff, Athletics Canada (AC), the Canadian Sports Institute – Pacific (CSI-P), and viaSport.
  • The management of the BC Athletics High Performance program including:
    • BC Team Program
    • Athletics High Performance Targeted Athlete Program
    • Athlete Assistance Program
    • High Performance Event Group Projects (Throws, Sprints/Jumps, Endurance)

Detailed outline of the responsibilities can be found at BC Athletics Track & Field Program Manager

Candidates should be visionary, energized by the opportunity, and have the ability to engage others in the collective achievement of the goals and objectives of the program.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Self-starter, effective communicator, ability to work collaboratively. A post-secondary degree
  • Background in Sport (Athletics preferred).
  • Experience as a Club, School or Post-Secondary Athletics Coach is an asset.  
  • Management, Planning, Program Design, and Implementation
  • Experience in using MS Office and various Social Media Platforms
  • Understanding of the landscape of sport in Canada at the club, provincial and national levels

Salary range $55,000 to $60,000 plus benefits and travel. This position is based out of the BC Athletics Office located in Burnaby.

  • Anticipated starting date is February 1, 2021.

BC Athletics as an equal opportunity employer, invites applications from all interested and qualified individuals. The successful candidate will be required to have a Criminal Records Check and Reference Check.

Applications with resume and references should be sent in confidence to: 
BC Athletics

ATTN: Brian McCalder 
3713 Kensington Ave, Ste. 2001-B
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7

Application deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021

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