Program Manager, Trampoline Gymnastics (TG) - GCG OFFICE
12 December 2017
Gymnastics Canada (GCG) is the national sport governing body responsible for the governance, development, and promotion of Gymnastics in Canada. Gymnastics Canada works closely with the twelve (12) Provincial Federations and over 700 clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development to coaching and judging education, Gymnastics Canada sets the operation standards and practices for the sport in Canada. Our mandate is to promote and provide positive and diverse gymnastics experience through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programing.
We have an exciting full-time opportunity available for a dynamic sport administrator to join our national office team in the role of Program Manager – Trampoline Gymnastics. Located in Ottawa, and reporting to the GCG High Performance Director (HPD), the Program Manager, Trampoline Gymnastics (TG) will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the TG program within the scope of the GCG strategic and operational plans. The Program Manager, TG will work and make decisions in consultation with the GCG HPD, TG National Team Coaching Staff (NTCS), and the TG Program Committees and Assemblies. This position requires a commitment to national and international travel of approximately 20-30 days per year.
- In partnership with the HPD and the TG NTCS, develop the overall direction and multi-year plans for the TG program in accordance with GCG strategic priorities and the operational framework.
- As part of the overall GCG High Performance administration team, participate in meetings, conferences, and other professional development activities that benefit the team as a whole.
Program Development, Management, and Evaluation
- In partnership with the HPD and TG NTCS, develop and implement an efficient national delivery structure and system for the TG program including athlete monitoring and performance tracking, and development and implementation of the annual international competition calendar and respective selection procedures.
- Perform annual program and service evaluations to ensure the needs and expectations of program members and stakeholders are met.
- Ensure recruitment, development, supervision, and recognition of volunteer members for the assigned program committees, councils, groups, and other GCG committees.
- Develop, propose, implement, and ensure adherence to the TG technical regulations.
- Adopt, implement, and ensure adherence to standards, processes, practices, protocols, procedures, and other regulations.
- Convene and chair the Program Committee and sub-committees (as required).
- Ensure nominations to other GCG committees as required.
- Ensure maintenance of assigned program files, records, results, minutes, etc.
- In partnership with the HPD, develop and manage the overall budget for the assigned program.
- Provide monthly and quarterly program financial records and updates to the Director of Finance and HPD.
- Ensure consistent, timely, and effective communication and consultation with all stakeholders and partners in the program.
- Provide quarterly reports to the HPD for senior management reports to the Board of Directors.
Event Technical Management and Liaison
- Ensure, in consultation with the GCG Director of Events, that the technical requirements are in place for all assigned program competitions.
- Provide technical oversite for all GCG domestic and international competitions.
Domestic and International Representation
- In partnership with the HPD and TG NTCS, liaise with multi-sport service organizations such as Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and Own the Podium.
- In partnership with the HPD, liaise with other national gymnastics federations and international gymnastics governing bodies for the TG program.
- Assist the HPD with international relations, within the context of GCG international relations strategies.
- Work with the provincial/territorial sport offices (PTSOs) to aid in the ongoing alignment of national and provincial/territorial initiatives as suits the objectives of GCG.
- Ensure the development and implementation of an effective national education/certification program and evaluation system for TG program judges.
- Oversee judge selections and assignments for domestic and international competitions.
- Liaise with the PTSOs toward the development of an integrated and aligned judging education system across Canada for the TG program.
- In partnership with the HPD and Program Manager – Education, ensure the development and implementation of programs aimed at developing coaches for the TG program.
- In partnership with GCG staff, provide direction to ensure the development and implementation of programs aimed at developing athletes for the TG program.
- Liaise with National Team members on common matters related to the Sport Canada AAP, the CCES whereabouts program, and other national programs
Education and Experience:
- A university/college degree in sport management/physical education or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Strong understanding of the Canadian sport system.
- Several years of experience in a key management position in sport.
- The ability to plan, oversee, and evaluate sport development systems.
- Excellent organizational, management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated experience working with leaders, coaches, and athletes in a high performance environment.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- The ability to communicate in both of Canada’s official languages is a strong asset.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and with volunteers.
- Up-to-date experience and expertise within trampoline gymnastics is required.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications and resume in confidence by end of day January 5th, 2018 to:
1900 City Park Drive – Suite 120 Ottawa, ON, K1J 1A3
We thank all the applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.