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Technical Director

Swimming Canada

Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 4 weeks ago



Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Job Type

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Technical Director will lead Swim BC technical operations through continuous program assessment and enhancement; development and application of performance measures and analytics; planning, innovation, and inspiration.  The successful candidate will have a passion for sport systems and swimmer development supported by a coaching and academic background.  A high aptitude for communications, leadership, teaching, and mentoring are important to the role.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  •  Ongoing assessment, enhancement, refinement and leadership of the existing Swim BC technical strategy and related programming, including but not limited to:
  • Fulfillment of strategic and operational plan technical objectives.
  • Camp and competition planning and conduct.
  •  Lead technical voice to the Swim BC Membership and external stakeholders.
  • CSI-Pacific / viaSport Enhanced Excellence Program lead.
  • BC Games / Canada Games direction
  • Management, review, and application of Swim BC athlete ID, tracking and reporting programs.

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Qualifications Required

Leadership: ability to speak publicly to core issues, assist others in understanding programs, plans, and decisions; an ability to influence individuals and groups towards set goals.

Program development: values assessment, evaluation, and collaboration; can successfully translate
these attributes to creativity and innovation in programming.

Analytics: An affinity for statistical review, strong analytical mindset.

Personal acumen: A self-starter, critical thinker, able to develop personal objectives and work
without supervision; accountable to commitments.

Innovation: maintains an overt curiosity for our sport, embraces an environment that encourages evaluation towards change, stimulating and creating more effective processes, programs and ideas.

Member services: ability to liaise and respond to multiple member inquiries and assist in policy, rule, and regulatory understanding.

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