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Executive Director (Interim)

The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) is a not-for-profit multi-sport organization that serves as Canada’s national voice for Aboriginal sport and recreation. Established in 1995, the ASC is a collective of Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies mandated to represent the interests of all First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples. Through the creation and delivery of nationally based programs, the vision of the ASC is to provide Aboriginal peoples with barrier free opportunities to participate at all levels of sport, resulting in healthier Aboriginal communities across Canada.

The Aboriginal Sport Circle is seeking a skilled, highly motivated individual to serve as the organization’s interim Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the interim Executive Director will be responsible for day to day operations, which include the administration, human resources, and financial management of the organization. Key activities involve organizational planning towards the identification of national priorities, the development, implementation and evaluation of programs, and the creation of strategic partnerships with Government and non-governmental organizations as a means of advancing Aboriginal sport development throughout Canada.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and attributes:

§         A post-secondary education

§         Non-profit sector management expertise with a sport administration

§         A clear understanding of the Canadian Sport System, the Aboriginal sport
     delivery structures and an applied knowledge of Aboriginal community

§         Proven leadership qualities

§         Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

§         Superior written and verbal skills

§         Ability to administer financial controls including annual budgeting process

§         Proficiency in Microsoft applications

Term:  3 ˝ years

Location:  Ottawa Area

In meeting the objectives and philosophies of the organization, preference will be given to qualified individuals of Aboriginal ancestry. Applicants must clearly indicate if they are of Aboriginal ancestry in their cover letter.

Interested candidates are requested to send a cover letter, resume and three references to the attention of the Hiring Committee, no later than October 10, 2005.  Applications can be emailed to the following coordinates:


Attention: Hiring Committee
Aboriginal Sport Circle
Roundpoint Building
RR# 3, Akwesasne Mohawk Territory
Cornwall Island, Ontario K6H 5R7

All applications are appreciated; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Ontario Aboriginal Sport Circle
Provincial Office
Executive Director POSITION

Oshweken, Ontario

Text Box: Ontario Aboriginal Sport Circle 
Provincial Office
Executive Director POSITION
Oshweken, Ontario



Reporting directly to Board of Directors of the OASC, the Executive Director acts as Chief Executive Officer of the OASC with primary responsibilities for financial and personnel systems and management, advocacy, fund-raising and planning.


bullet Diploma or degree in Sport/Recreation Management or related field preferred.
bullet Experience in Management, Business Administration, Human Resources, Public relations and Marketing
bullet Knowledge of sport and recreation and experience in working with volunteer sport organizations.
bullet Demonstrated ability to manage projects from concept to delivery.
bullet Experience with Federal and Provincial Funding agencies 
bullet Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead and work as a team, travel is required.
bullet Ability to work independently and must possess computer skills.
bullet Aboriginal candidates preferred.

Key Responsibilities

·         Program Planning and Development

·         Financial Management

·         Human Resource Management

·         Representation and Liaison

·         Communications 

For more details on the of key responsibilities, please request a copy of the complete Executive Director job description.

Phone:  (905) 768-9070

Location:  OASC Head Office, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory

Contract:  One year pending performance evaluation and availability of funding

Salary:      Negotiable  

Deadline for Application:  October 24, 2005

Please submit resume and three letters of reference to:

OASC Hiring Committee
Ontario Aboriginal Sport Circle
P.O. Box 5000
Oshweken, Ontario

Fax:   (905 768-9072

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