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November 2/17 12:43 pm - Employment Opportunity - Executive Director at National Cycling Institute Milton

Posted by Editor on 11/2/17

The National Cycling Institute Milton (NCIM) is a not for profit corporation formed to advance cycling in Milton and across Canada. Its mandates are to operate the track cycling programs at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre (MNCC), operate a high performance youth training academy, and engage in child and youth outreach cycling programs to build a strong base of cycling participants in Canada.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Board - National Cycling Institute (NCIM), this position is responsible for the planning and execution of safe and accessible cycling programs, the supervision and mentoring of coaches, the administration of the NCIM, and the effective coordination of the NCIM with all external stakeholders (clubs, OCA, CCC, Town of Milton). This position is responsible for the continued search for best practices relating to cycling and track cycling specifically. This position works with community and high performance cycling organizations to address gaps in service, new initiatives and to provide leadership in the coordination of accessible cycling activities.

Principal Duties
• Under the direction of the Board - NCIM, develop and implement the general format of track cycling programs to meet the needs of the session and/or program level
• Schedule and supervise coaching staff to ensure all duties, as outlined in their job descriptions, are followed and evaluate performance of staff
• Take a lead role in developing a track cycling curriculum for programs
• Work with high performance partners to ensure that youth programming considers development along the Long Term Athlete Development pathway
• Provide support to coaches to modify and adapt the technical, physical and cognitive session demands to meet individual participants' abilities and needs
• Responsible for all applicable administrative duties, including ensuring accurate staff payroll is submitted, performance reviews, session summaries, inventory forms, program evaluations, etc.
• Align and prepare equipment requirements where necessary
• Maintain a safe, clean facility; includes proper usage and storage of equipment
• Report any accidents, incidents, concerns or site damage to the supervisor
• Provide excellent customer service
• Attend and assume a leadership role at mandatory staff functions: training, meetings and allocated program times
• Attend to customer concerns and communicate to the Board concerns and accidents/incidents
• Assist with the development and delivery of promotional materials as necessary
• Assist with the interview process for coaching staff
• Evaluate situations for potential risks and recommend actions to address such risks
• Works with the Board to develop sponsorships and partnerships for the NCIM
• Ensures that all volunteer policies and procedures are adhered to, to present new volunteer positions and provide input for program changes and volunteer recognition
• Liaises with the Canadian Cycling Association and Ontario Cycling Association to assist with coordinated and seamless service delivery within the athlete development model
• Oversees school-based talent identification assessment program(s)
• Researches and maintains awareness of new and innovative services; monitors trends, community demographics (age, income levels, diversity etc.), participation levels, customer requests and customer satisfaction results to recommend program development directions
• Maintains current "best practices" and knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations, related policies and standard operating procedures
• Provides input into the development of customer satisfaction surveys, reviews and analyzes responses, and develops action plans to address areas of concern
• Where the schedule permits, conduct interviews with the media related to the MNCC and the NCIM
• Provides positive customer service messages to front-line customer service staff and responds to issues presented by customers or staff with sensitivity and understanding

Education Requirements
• Completion of Secondary Education
• Post-secondary degree/diploma in Recreation and Leisure, Education, Kinesiology, or related field is an asset

Skills, Knowledge & Experience
• Minimum of three (3) years experience as a Coach or Program Development lead within the cycling domain, with progressive levels of responsibility
• Comprehensive understanding of the cycling specific Long Term Athlete Development pathway and Cycling Sport for Life
• Experience in offering a full range of programs aligned with business objectives
• Experience and competence in coaching track cycling
• Knowledge and experience with multi-discipline cycling an asset
• Competent administrative skills utilizing the most common applications of Microsoft Office
• Strong interest and personal commitment to athlete and coach development
• Intermediate level of understanding of nutrition, biomechanics, anatomy and physiology related to the sport of cycling
• Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
• Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
• Effective organizational, time management and problem solving skills
• Experience working with youth in a recreational setting an asset
• Experience working with persons with disabilities an asset
• Experience in offering a full range of programs aligned with business objectives
• Superior leadership skills combined with a strong sense of integrity
• Able to demonstrate effective management practices, business planning knowledge and expertise
• Ability to successfully manage and simultaneously oversee multiple tasks in a timely manner
• Strong problem solving, negotiation, organizational and time management skills
• Excellent interpersonal, public relations and communication skills
• Knowledge of budget preparation, financial control and risk management

Special Requirements
• NCCP certified Competition cycling coach
• National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Certification Competition Development "trained" status an asset
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level "C"
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Certifications/workshops in a related field is an asset

Supervision of Others
• Responsible for the direct supervision of cycling coaches and instructors
• Oversee volunteers

Working Conditions
• Variable hours including some evenings and weekends
• Work is performed in an indoor (Mattamy National Cycling Center) and outdoor setting (training camps)

Salary & Benefits
The salary scale for the position is in the range of $70,000 to $90,000, dependent on qualifications and experience. The position is also subject to six-month probation; at the end of which a documented performance review will be completed.

Starting Date: November, 2017

Application Deadline
Persons interested should send an expression of interest cover letter and resume for this position to by November 6th, 2017.


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