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Gymnastics Nova Scotia

Program Director

Gymnastics Nova Scotia is inviting applications for the part-time position of PROGRAM DIRECTOR.  This position will involve work with other staff, volunteers and member clubs in the areas of Athlete and Club Development. This is a MULTI-DISCIPLINE position aimed at the development of Men's Artistic, Women's Artistic and Trampoline Gymnastics. The position will mainly be located at the Gymnastics Nova Scotia office at the Sport Nova Scotia building in Halifax, Nova Scotia with the ability to work from other areas in the province.  Gymnastics Nova Scotia is able to offer this position through the financial assistance from Sport Nova Scotia's Support 4 Sport Program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and management of development programs (ie Cangym or similar)
  • Coordination of attendance of club visits and competitions
  • Technical development in conjunction with program chairs
  • Coordination of the annual GNS Gymnaestrada
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director and/or Executive Committee

Qualifications and Experience:

  • NCCP certification in at least one gymnastics discipline
  • Standard First Aid Completed
  • Knowledge of the International Gymnastics Federation Code of Points and Canadian Competition Models for all ages, levels and disciplines.
  • Understanding and acceptance of the principles of the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Model.
  • Coaching and/or competitive gymnastics experience
  • Experience with organizing and administering gymnastics programs at a club, provincial or national level
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivation, confidence and positive attitude
  • Knowledge of the structure of gymnastics in Nova Scotia and gymnastics in Canada

This position is 17.5 hours/week and the base salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

A full job description can be viewed here.   

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and other information by January 5th, 2024 to:

Gymnastics Nova Scotia

5516 Spring Garden Rd, 4th Floor

Halifax, NS    B3J 1G6

Phone: (902)425-5450, ext. 338   Fax: (902)425-5606      Email: [email protected]

Friday, January 5, 2024