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Call for Nominations -CSIO

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

Posted 2 months ago



Toronto, ON, Canada

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Job Description


The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is looking for interested, and qualified candidates to help lead the organization in the following roles:

  • Board of Directors (3 positions, 3-year terms)

These are volunteer positions. The enclosed 2024 Nominations Package contains further descriptions and the nominations process, including:

  • Calendar of Key Dates
  • Overview of the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
  • Board Positions and Responsibilities
  • Nomination Forms

The CSIO is committed to diverse representation and including voices that are reflective of Canadian society and of our sport community. We encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application around their dimensions of diversity. Consideration will also be made with respect to geographical region.

The CSIO especially welcomes nominations from those who can collectively strengthen the CSIO’s representation in the following skills and expertise:

  • Professional Accounting or Financial Designation
  • Legal /Board Governance
  • Athlete

Those individuals interested in being considered for the role of Director are asked to submit a completed Nominations package. To be considered complete, the Nominations package must include:

  1. Form A: Candidate Information Form
  2. Letter of Support from Nominator (maximum 1 page)
  3. Form B: Candidate Experience Form
  4. Résumé
  5. Form C: Statement of Experience (Skills Matrix – Self-Assessment)
  6. Form D: Signed Commitment Form

Users are invited to change font, font size, and font colour to improve legibility and to select the document format (Microsoft Word, Excel and PDF) of their choice. All documentation must be received by 5:00 pm EST on March 8, 2024 and directed by email to:

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario c/o Nominations Committee.

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Qualifications Required

The Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is looking for interested and qualified candidates to help lead

the organization in the following roles:

  • Board of Directors (3 positions; 3-year term)

The Board of Directors roles are voluntary.

The CSIO Board concentrates on providing strategic leadership and direction to the organization through

the development of plans and policies. The Board establishes a clear strategic plan with organizational

priorities, initiates supportive policies, holds itself accountable, engages in evaluation, and enhances its

governance capacity.

Operational authority is delegated to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board will monitor and hold the CEO accountable for results and progress. Unless otherwise required by the Board, they will not involve itself in day-to-day operations.

  • Board Responsibilities:

    Establish the overall vision, mission, goals, values, and priorities of the organization within its mandate and role;
  • Engage with CSIO membership to ensure alignment;
  • Work with the membership and stakeholders to ensure accountability that member needs and

    interests are reflected;
  • Develop policies and procedures appropriate to guide the organization towards the achievement of

    the organization’s goals;
  • Monitor the results and progress of the organization against the strategic goals and objectives;
  • Specify the functions and duties of and delegate authority to the CEO for day-to-day operations and management of the organization in a manner that promotes and facilitates the achievement of

    strategic goals;
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements;
  • Apply due diligence and minimize risk for the organization;
  • Address formal complaints; and
  • Pass resolutions it considers necessary or advisable to manage and conduct the affairs of the

    organization and to exercise the Board’s powers to perform its duties.

Director Responsibilities

The Director positions provide expertise, support leadership initiatives, policy and strategic decisions and

act as Ambassadors for the organization.

Time Commitment

  • Three to five board meetings per year.
  • Participation on one or more committees of the Board.

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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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