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Executive Director – Queen City Gymnastics

Gymnastics Canada

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Executive Director – Queen City Gymnastics

Gymnastics Canada

Apply by 11/21/2020

Posted 1 month ago

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Regina, SK, Canada

Job Type

Industry Areas

Operations Management

 Job Description

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for QCGC’s staff, programs, administration and execution of its mission. You will be expected to develop a thorough knowledge of the sport of gymnastics, its core programs and operations. You will then use this knowledge to develop and execute strategic plans for the fulfillment of QCGC’s mission.

Key Responsibilities and Priorities: Leadership and Management

  • Develop and deliver QCGC’s strategic vision and plan, long-term business plans and annual objectives and plans.
  • Ensure the strategy, culture and daily work is embedded across the organization.
  • Oversee and effectively manage the daily operations of the organization, providing executive direction of all program strategy, compliance, quality assurance and program efficiency.
  • Ensure ongoing local program excellence.
  • Build and maintain relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders to support QCGC’s strategic objectives.
  • Lead by example by demonstrating a passion for delivering an excellent overall member experience.
  • Promote an environment that encourages continuous learning and facilitates a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Foster a positive, engaging and collaborative work environment.
  • Proactively promote QCGC by being active and visible within the communities we participate in and impact.


  • Develop and implement operational plans that help QCGC implement its strategic plan and achieve its annual and longer-term goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation and rigorous evaluation of QCGC’s programs and services.
  • Monitor the day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Manage reporting and information to ensure delivery of relevant information to facilitate proactive, data driven decision making at the Board, Management, Coaches and Staff.
  • Responsible for QCGC’s overall talent strategy and plan including the recruiting, management, supervision and retention of qualified staff.
  • Establish a positive, health and safe work environment in accordance with all relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Oversee marketing and other communication efforts.
  • Ensure risk management activities take place to reduce and control potential risks to the safety, security and health of our athletes and employees.
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare implementation procedures; review and revise existing policies and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate.
  • Facilitate relationships through effective communications between and among athletes, coaches and parents to support collaboration in an athlete’s overall development.
  • Responds promptly to member concerns, mediating satisfactory responses and implementing action plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Financial Performance

  • Provide financial leadership by developing and managing the annual operating budget and monitoring long-term strategic fiscal plans.
  • Develop, drive, and ensure the internal controls and processes required to effectively monitor financial performance and achieve annual targets, including financial stability of the Club.
  • Maintain and be accountable for a disciplined and transparent management reporting process.
  • Prepare and present the annual budgets and monthly financial reports to the Board.
  • Ensure that asset utilization rates are within an acceptable range.

Board Governance

  • Participate and contribute to strong governance with the Board fostering an effective, collaborative relationship.
  • Identify, assess and inform the Board of any issues affecting the organization and provide recommendations to address them.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.


Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Either a post-secondary degree (master’s degree is considered an asset) or post-secondary diploma (with additional qualifications preferred).
  • Relevant experience of 10 or more years in a senior management or executive leadership role in sport administration and management, not-for profit sector, facilities management, or a business-related field.
  • Substantial work-related experience with a proven leadership record in several areas such as: strategy development and execution, program development, financial management and budgeting, human resource management, operations management, risk management, volunteer management.
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles related to non-profits.
  • Background in supervising a large number of staff and demonstrated ability to prioritize work assignments for staff.
  • Proven success working with a Board of Directors.
  • Dynamic and charismatic team player who enjoys being the public face of the organization.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of and genuine interest in recreational sport would be considered a strong asset.
  • Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to foster a collaborative, positive and diverse work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinker with a growth mindset that is open-minded and not afraid to innovate by challenging the status quo.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and negotiating skills with the ability to influence others.
  • Workplace Requirements and Conditions

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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