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February 12/07 11:28 am - Employment Opportunity

Posted by Editor on 02/12/07

Employment Opportunity at Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic

Application Deadline: March 9, 2007

Starting Date: May 1, 2007

Position: Sport Science Officer

Job Description:
The Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic and the Province of Nova Scotia have collaborated on creating a full-time expert based position in sport science. This position has been developed to address the specific needs of Canada Games and provincial coaches. This position is a key part of a broad high performance strategy being developed for the province.

* Based in Halifax, NS, you will work under the CSCA Sport Science Coordinator in developing and delivering Sport Science support to Nova Scotia based training groups and Canada Games teams

* Fitness assessment and program design consultation with a wide range of coaches and athletes at the provincial level.

* Coordinating a multidisciplinary team of professionals (Sport Psychology, Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning, etc.) in providing an integrated sport science support to provincial coaches and athletes

* Assisting Nova Scotia Canada Games and Provincial Team coaches with annual planning.

* Assist in the delivery of professional development opportunities for coaches.

* Masters degree in Kinesiology or equivalent, preferably with an exercise physiology emphasis.
* Experience in working with high performance athletes, teams and coaches.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Competence with computers essential.

Work Conditions:
* Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
* Full health benefits package.
* Professional development fund available.
* 3 weeks vacation

Application deadline is March 9th 2007. Position to start May 1st 2007

Please send all resumes to: Sport Science Officer Competition c/o Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic Suite 312, 5516 Spring Garden Road Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G6 Tel: (902) 425-0942

Salary Range: Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience


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