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New Job Recreation Operations - Administrative Coordinator In Manitoba

Recreation Operations - Administrative Coordinator
Recreation Operations - Administrative Coordinator

Recreation Operations - Administrative Coordinator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Under the general direction of the Manager of Recreation Services, the Administrative Coordinator — Recreation Services is responsible for the leadership of recreation and aquatic programs/operations; recreation community development; facility management and development; operational budgeting; and procedures and policy development.

Through a multi-disciplinary stakeholder team approach, the Administrative Coordinator provides leadership in the delivery of needs-based and contemporary recreation services designed to ensure affordable access to core active living opportunities that build individual and community well-being. The incumbent has a strong understanding of community development approaches and facility operations and works collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders including community groups, networks and organizations, partners, elected officials, and other levels of government.

As the Administrative Coordinator – Recreation Operations you will:

  • Coordinate and provide business operations direction and leadership for recreation and aquatics programs, operational performance and accountability, fee subsidies, facility passes, facility reservations and waivers, memberships, recreation facility operations and bookings, community development, facility development, community agreements, and procedures and policy development.
  • Provide direction, leadership, expertise, and guidance as it relates to managing the human resource requirements.
  • Accountable for the financial management of designated operational areas.
  • Provides technical expertise to staff, elected officials, other civic departments and levels of government, the media, and other stakeholders.
  • Manages the development, maintenance, and operation of facilities and related equipment.
  • Ensures that programs and services comply with all relevant legislation, Acts, standards, City Policies and regulations including all relevant by-laws.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Bachelor degree in an appropriate discipline such as Recreation, Kinesiology, Commerce or an equivalent combination of university education, training, and management expertise.
  • Master’s degree in the above noted fields is considered an asset.
  • A minimum of 5+ years demonstrated experience and administrative supervision in recreation program operations and community development leadership.
  • Experience in strategic planning at a Divisional level.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is an asset.
  • Experience in a municipal environment would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership, managerial, organization, analytical and decision making abilities prioritizing for performance and well-being.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (both oral and written), facilitation and collaboration with elected officials, civic staff, the public, major user groups, community organizations and media.
  • Demonstrated political acumen in working on complex and politically sensitive issues.
  • Demonstrated performance management/coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, administration, organization, analytical and decision-making abilities, analytical problem solving, prioritizing for performance.
  • Ability to coordinate, manage projects and/or facilitate the activities of an inter-disciplinary team and community members.
  • A sound working knowledge of information and budget systems.
  • Demonstrated workflow process/quality control analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to write effective administrative reports for Council consideration.
  • Demonstrated successful change management leadership.
  • Applied knowledge of new public sector management principles, alternative service delivery approaches, business and strategic planning processes and related financial management techniques.
  • Proven ability to deliver presentations and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to set priorities and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the City’s political and administrative structure and its strategic goals and policies.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  • A Police Information Check (Vulnerable Sector) satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidate(s), at their expense.


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented