Executive Director
SportLink Greater Sudbury Sport Council - Greater Sudbury, ON

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Provide Leadership and Guidance

  • Act as a resource to Board of Directors so that policy decisions are made on an informed basis
  • Keep Board Members informed (on a timely basis) of significant issues affecting the development and delivery of programs and services
  • Provide guidance and advice to Board and Staff on process issues such as establishing and interpreting terms of reference, decision-making and accountability
  • Provide guidance and direction to Staff related to the establishing priorities, time management, critical thinking, active listening skills and the identification of important tasks relevant to the objectives of the organization

Monitor and oversee financial management of the organization

  • Ensure development of annual budget, within the context of the funding sources requirements, and present to Board Treasurer for evaluation and modification as required
  • Strategic/Business Plan development, updating and monitoring
  • Identify, prioritize and provide advice and counsel to aid Board in accessing potential fund-raising alternatives
  • Maintain relationships with funding sources and prepare funding proposals
  • Provide recommendations to the Board for any acquisitions or expenditures that are outside the approved budget

Management of Staff

  • Ensure appropriate staffing consistent with community and member needs and within the constraints of the organization’s physical and financial resources
  • Develop and maintain the Personnel Policy & Procedure Manual
  • Develop and maintain appropriate job descriptions for all staff
  • Recruit, select, orient and train staff
  • Evaluate staff
  • Ensure staff are appropriately compensated

Develop, plan and deliver programs and services

  • Monitor community needs on an ongoing bases, be aware of changing context within which programs and services are provided
  • Develop programs and services consistent with community needs
  • Monitor programs and services to ensure consistency with criteria established by funding sources and the mission and goals of the organization
  • Annually prepare and provide to the Board, and other applicable bodies, summary reports of programs and services, including recommendations for future improvement and change
  • Regularly obtain statistical and qualitative feedback about program and service delivery
  • Provide consultative services on bylaws, procedures, conflict management

Establish, maintain and advance community relations

  • Initiate and develop relationships with a broad range of community sectors including: city communities, all levels of government, other non-profit organizations and business organizations
  • Undertake activities within the Community that enhance the visibility of the organization
  • Represent the organization on appropriate committees, network and joint projects
  • Develop and provide information about the organization’s goals, programs and services


  • Related Bachelors Degree (e.g. Business Administration in not-for-profit management, community social work, social geography) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in managing a community based volunteer agency
  • Familiarity with PC computer applications
  • Experience in initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating programs and services
  • Experience in staff management