Executive Director - Sport Medicine Council of Alberta

Post date: Aug. 14, 2018

Application Deadline: Aug. 30, 2018

Position Start Date: Sep. 3, 2018

The Sport Medicine Council of Alberta is currently looking for an Executive Director for our Edmonton office.


Reporting to the President, the Executive Director is the senior staff member of the Sport Medicine Council of Alberta. She/he is responsible for the overall management and administration of the association, including the direction and supervision of the staff and service volunteers.

Specific areas of responsibility include administration, planning, human resources management, policy development and implementation, financial management, sponsorship development, marketing and promotion, communications, and public relations.

Job Requirements:

Experience Level:

a. Minimum 5 years of non-profit management and/or business experience
b. Experience in working with boards and an understanding of governance and policy matters
c. Demonstrated abilities in: staff and volunteer management, including human resources; building relationships
with internal and external stakeholders; customer/member service; financial management

Skill Requirements

a. Administrative, leadership, organizational and management skills at a very high level
b. Proven strategic and operational planning ability and adept at working collaboratively with staff and board
c. Appreciation of the value of building strong networks and willing to assimilate the culture of a complex sector
d. Excellent oral and written communication skills
e. Experience with grant funding


a. Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Sport Administration or a related field.
b. An equivalent education with work experience will be considered.

Remuneration and Hours of Work

a. Salary is commensurate with experience
b. Generous, flexible medical benefits program offered
c. Office hours of work are 8:30 – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday; evening and weekend work may become necessary from time to time - time off in lieu is provided

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found; immediate start date available. We thank all those who have applied, but only the applicants receiving an interview will be contacted.

Please forward a covering letter and resume by August 17, 2018 to:

Board President, Clayton Nielsen at cnielsen@sportmedab.ca

Type of Position: Full Time

Employment Type: Employee

Salary Range: 60000

Contact Details

Contact Name: Clayton Nielsen

Location: Edmonton


11759 Groat Road

Edmonton, AB T5M 3K6


Contact Phone: 780 415 0812

Contact Fax: 

Web Address: http://www.sportmedab.ca

Contact Email: 


Walter Woodroffe-Brown