Paddling Development Director

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Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan (CKS) is the provincial sport governing body for the sport of canoe-kayak in the province. CKS promotes participation in canoe-kayak sports and advances excellence through development, funding and support for athletes; coaches; officials; and volunteers in Saskatchewan.

The focus of the Paddling Development Director (PDD) is to support paddling development in Saskatchewan along the full LTAD spectrum. The PDD is tasked with expanding and cultivating partnerships through creative and innovative programming to expose and recruit new paddlers into the CKS community. The PDD is committed to operating within a safe environment where paddlers
learn water safety, paddling skills, and teamwork while discovering the importance of paddling to Canadian culture and history.

The following competencies will be assessed through both a written assignment and an oral interview:
• Creative
• Innovative
• Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and in a team
• Adaptability
• Planning and organizing
• Developing others
• Analytical thinking
• Decision making

• Post-secondary degree – preferably in kinesiology, sport, culture or recreation administration (or relevant discipline) - or a strong combination of relevant training and experience;
• Minimum of three years’ experience working in the sport of canoe-kayak at the club, provincial, and/or regional level;
• NCCP ELCC Marathon, Sprint and/or Whitewater certified;
• Paddle Canada certification (canoeing basic skills, lake canoe skills introduction tandem);
• It’s an asset, but not required to be a Coach Developer at the Canoe Kids &/or ELCC level;

Job posting – Paddling Development Director, Sept 2019
• Experience with computer software and data collection;
• Successful applicants will need to provide:
o Criminal record and vulnerable sector check, current within 6 months
o NCCP number
o Respect in Sport certification number
o Current CPR and First Aid

• This is a full time, salaried, position;
• The paddling development director can be based out of any major center in Saskatchewan, reporting to the CKS Executive Director;
• The paddling development director must be available to work flexible work hours including weekends and evenings, particularly in the spring and summer months;
• Travel is required at the local, and provincial level;
• Must have access to a personal vehicle;
• Submitted applications may be kept on file for future job postings and opportunities

• Remuneration will commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter demonstrating how they meet the identified competencies along with a resume by noon CST on September 20th, 2019 to:

Greg Laroque, CKS Executive Director

Only electronic submissions will be accepted

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Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Years of experience: 2 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 17 Sep 2019

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