Facilitator - High School Athletics
Edmonton Catholic Schools - Edmonton, AB

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Edmonton Catholic Schools is a large urban school district whose mission is to provide a Catholic education that inspires students to learn and that prepares them to live fully and to serve God in one another. The District is comprised of over 34,000 students and 3,000 employees in 88 schools and other sites.

The Metro Edmonton High School Athletic Association (MEHSAA) has 51 member high schools from the Edmonton and Metro Edmonton area. Inter-school leagues offered by the Metro Association include Football, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Swimming, Basketball, Wrestling, Curling, Badminton, Cheerleading, Team Handball, Rugby, Cross Country Running, and Track and Field. The Association serves its member schools including principals, athletic directors, over 600 coaches and over 10,000 student athletes.

Job Summary:
The job assists the Coordinator of High School Athletics in the administration and coordination of all extra-curricular high school athletic competitions involving member schools of the Association which includes 13 sports for 51 regional high schools. The job also contributes to the delivery of the program’s vision by developing, implementing, coordinating and monitoring administrative activities with district and external stakeholders.

This is a 10 month, Out of Scope, Level 3, full-time position with a salary range of
$44,027 - $55,033 to commence August 26, 2013.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include assisting the Coordinator with the operations as follows:
 Participate in pre-season meetings to plan the operations of the Metro Leagues;
 Administration and coordination of all extra-curricular activities for the Association including scheduling of athletic events, booking venues, securing officials for respective competitions and coordinating Metro Championships and Provincial Championships as required;
 Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including principals, teachers, coaches, athletic directors, parents, Sport Associations, Sport Officials Associations and community parks and recreation department representatives;
 Collect, maintain, update and analyze data related to event results and league standings;
 Receive event entries, confirm registrations and oversee the information for the Edmonton Zone of the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association;
 Assist with the identification of effective operating practices, communication protocols for all stakeholders, tracking and following up with contacts, and preparing required reports;
 Monitor budget, review invoices and track expenditures.
 Degree or diploma in an area related to sports administration, recreation or related areas, plus related experience including decision making and working within strict deadlines is required;
 Knowledge of sports scheduling and school related sports; project management principles; presentation and instructional techniques; MEHSAA operations, objectives and business plans;
 Knowledge of basic accounting principles and financial policies and procedures;
 General knowledge of the educational system, community recreation services and a range of sports facilities;
 Strong needs assessment, consultation, problem solving and analytical skills;
 Excellent collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution and facilitation skills and the ability to establish and maintain partnerships;
 Strong written and oral communication, presentation skills and the ability to present information to a varied audience;
 Knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and databases.

To apply, please email a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2013 to:
Corinne King, Manager, Staffing
Human Resource Services

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only applicants considered for the position will be contacted.

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Edmonton Catholic Schools is a large urban school district whose mission is to provide a Catholic education that inspires students to learn...