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Job Opportunity – NextGen Track and Road Performance Programs Co-ordinator

release by Cycling Canada
March 08, 2016 – Cycling Canada (CC) is the recognized authority by the UCI (Union Cycliste International) on all aspects of cycling in Canada, including BMX, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike, Para-Cycling, Road and Track. Founded in 1882, CC aims to create and sustain an effective system that develops talented Canadian cyclists to achieve Olympic, Paralympic and World Championship medal performances. With the vision to be a leading competitive cycling nation by 2020 celebrating enhanced international success, increased national participation and world class event hosting, Cycling Canada manages the National teams, hosts national and international events, and administers community programs to promote Cycling in Canada.

Job Description:
The NextGen Track & Road Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the delivery of NextGen Track and Road Performance programs primarily with additional responsibility for development programs. The NextGen Track & Road Coordinator will partner with the NextGen coaches to support the High Performance objectives and delivery of the approved quadrennial plan and annual High Performance plan as defined by the High Performance Director. The NextGen Track & Road Coordinator will give technical assistance to the Track Coordinator to ensure the successful implementation of all Track and Road programs. This position is based at the national office in Ottawa, Ontario.
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
– In support to the National NextGen Women’s and Men’s Track Endurance coaches, coordinate the planning and execution of all logistical arrangements for the NextGen track and road program.
– Ensure up to date NextGen Track and Road program financial monitoring (Competition, Training, Equipment and IST) with tools provided by the High Performance Manager. Provide continuous feedback to coaches on project costs against planned budget and their overall program budget status.
– Initiate and follow up any athlete self-funding on projects to meet budget projections.
– Assist the High Performance Manager and NextGen Coaches in the development and implementation of selection policies and AAP carding criteria
– Act as team manager for designated projects
– Ensure the delivery of clothing and equipment from the national office and keep an accurate inventory of this equipment
– Liaise with P/T counterparts to ensure integration with CC programs
– In consultation with the High Performance Manager, program coaches and teams mechanics, purchase equipment for the NextGen programs within the allocated budget.
– Liaise with race organizers to ensure team entries

Knowledge and Skills
CC is looking for bilingual candidates that have general knowledge of the Canadian sport system and specific knowledge in the cycling sports and/or Track and Road discipline specific knowledge. The position calls for superior planning, financial monitoring and reporting, logistical and communication skills. The NextGenTrack and Road Program Coordinator needs to have multi-tasking and organizational skills. Candidates will be expected to be proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint). Knowledge of budget development, implementation and monitoring will be considered a key asset. A post secondary education with a degree in sport administration or business administration would be an asset.

In addition, the following skills, knowledge or experience will be considered assets:
– The ability to work with coaches and athletes
– Knowledge and experience delivering programs and activities
– Travel and/or project planning
– The ability to create documents supporting the programs

Salary & Benefits
The salary for the position is based on $ 45,000 per annum adjusted to the period of work required. There are no benefits for this contract position.

Starting Date: March / April 2016

Application Deadline:
Persons interested should send an expression of interest cover letter and resume for this position to general@cyclingcanada.ca by March 13th, 2016

All applications will be confidential. We thank all those who apply. Only individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted. Cycling Canada promotes Employment Equity.

This position is financially supported by Sport Canada.

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