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November 6/08 8:53 am - Employment Opportunity at Coaching Association of Canada

Posted by Editoress on 11/6/08

Coaching Association of Canada

Application Deadline: November 24, 2008

Position: Coaching Consultant

Job Description:
The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is seeking to fill a Coaching Consultant position to assist in the development of multi-sport and sport-specific coaching programs leading to the transition of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) to a competency-based education and training approach.

Location: CAC office, Ottawa; some weekend travel is required
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications Please submit your CV and salary expectations via e-mail, by November 24, 2008, to the Coaching Association of Canada, e-mail:
All responses are appreciated, however, only those selected for an interview will receive a reply. Interviews will be scheduled for the week of December 1, 2008.

Coaching Consultant
• Provide consultation to a group of national sport organizations to:
- Facilitate the development of curriculum materials, learning and evaluation methodologies, and learning facilitator and evaluator training
- Manage the financial support provided by CAC
- Act as resource person in communicating developments in coach education
• Contribute to various aspects of the development of the NCCP multi-sport component as part of a team of expert consultants
• Contribute to development projects as assigned
• Collaborate with various stakeholders to determine coaches' needs and priorities, maintain and foster liaisons with stakeholders, including acting as a representative of CAC to outside organizations
• Collaborate with the other members of the consulting team; serve on various committees related to the NCCP and the other activities of CAC

• A graduate degree in sports sciences, education, or administration (or equivalent)
• Experience in the design and delivery of the NCCP
• Excellent communication and facilitation skills
• Professional experience in sport administration
• Proven teamwork and problem-solving skills
• The ability to communicate effectively in French and English is an strong asset
• Experience with new technologies and e-learning platforms in education and training is an asset
This position is full-time permanent employment however; individuals eligible for secondments and/or sabbatical are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information:
Claudia Gagnon
Coaching Association of Canada
Ottawa , Canada
K1P 5J3
Tel. (613) 235-5000
Fax. 613-235-9500


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