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RECREACTION COORDINATOR

Listing Number: 5063
City/Town: The Pas , Manitoba
Wage Comment:
Duties:

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are
invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.
The Position: The Recreation Coordinator is responsible to organize intramural activities, fitness programs, and special events for University
College of the North students. Liaison will take place with various groups (Student Council, Recreation Committee) within the University College to
host positive recreation opportunities and options for students enrolled at University College of the North (The Pas).
The Recreation Coordinator will instruct some fitness, health and physical education classes for UCN programs as required. The Recreation
Coordinator is also responsible for booking and scheduling non-profit community tournaments and events as requested.
Qualifications:
 Post-secondary education in Recreation Studies or Physical Education degree (teaching background with a health/wellness/sport
credentials)
 Several years’ progressive experience in relevant settings, preferably at least five years’ or more experience
 Knowledge of University College of the North
 Leadership role in planning many special events, recreation and sports programs
Demonstrated organizational skills
Excellent critical thinking skills
Excellent computer skills
Problem solving and decision making skills
Excellent communication skills
Highly developed interpersonal competencies and group process skills
Must be able to set priorities, meet deadlines and arrange own workload
Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern communities
 Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures
Assets:
 The ability to speak an Aboriginal language
 Previous experience working in a post-secondary environment
 Management training

Requirements:

Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must be willing to work flexible hours and work independently
Valid driver’s license Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse RegistryCheck

First Aid and CPR Training

Notes: Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application. Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications. Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Competition Number: 18-035 Closing Date: April 13, 2018 Salary Range: $32.03 to $38.38 hourly, plus remoteness allowance Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources P.O. Box 3000 The Pas MB R9A 1M7 Fax: (204) 623-4414 Email: hrinfo@ucn.ca (preferred format) We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba). For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca