General Manager – Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
Jointly owned and operated by the Municipality of the County of Lunenburg and the Town of Bridgewater, the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC) consists of an aquatics centre, an NHL-size ice surface with seating for 1250, multi-purpose and active living spaces, as well as a library.
Current management and operation services for The LCLC is currently being provided by Nustadia Recreation Inc. on an interim basis.The General Manager will report directly to Nustadia Regional Vice President until March 31, 2020 after whichthe position may report directly to the LCLC Governance Board. The position hasresponsibility for overall management of the facility including: human resources, marketing and public relations, operations, risk management, finances, and governance.
As the ideal candidate, you have senior level management experience in a related field such as recreation, sports administration, or community relations. Entrepreneurial by nature, you seek new ways to develop programmingandenhance servicedeliveryand have a proven track record of doing so.
You have a practical blend of knowledge in financial, administrative, operational, human resources and event management which will enable you to quickly earn the confidence of the Centre’s customers, employees, and stakeholders. Additionally, you possess well-developed interpersonal qualities including integrity, adaptability, communication and leadership skills. Experience managing a sport or recreational facility would be considered an asset, although not arequirementfor the position.
If you want to make a significant contribution to the health and well-being of the people of Lunenburg County, please Include your cover letter and resume (in a single MS Word document). On the email subject line please reference: Application - LCLC General Manager Position. Applications must be receivedno later than November 15, 2019.
RESPONSIBLE TO: V.P. Nustadia Recreation until March 31, 2020 and at which point position may report directly to the LCLC Governance Board
NATURE OF WORK: This is a leadership and management position, tasked with overseeing all aspects of a quality multi-purpose recreation facility, the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. The work includes: human resource management, marketing and public relations and promotion, special event and program development, risk management and board relations.
Note: This job description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Ensure that the confidentiality of Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre Multipurpose Corporation affairs is respected and practiced at all times.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT and EVALUATION
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Safe operation and care of a recreation or sport facility.
General facility maintenance.
Human resource management.
Staff, facility and event scheduling.
Modern building technology (air handling system, ice plant , pool, etc)
Working with a board of directors.
Developing business plans, strategic planning, and preparing and making presentations.
Experience in developing and monitoring multi-million dollar budgets.
Working knowledge of appropriate legislation related to operating a major facility.
Be able to deal with the staff, public, contractors, tenants and users in a polite, effective way.
Have superior oral and written communication skills
Be aware of and practice Occupational Health and Safety requirements.
Be proficient in using a number of computer programs and applications.
Understand the Nova Scotia sport, recreation and culture scene.
Understand the importance of sport and recreation in healthy lifestyles and active living.
Assess the needs of community with regards to aquatics, ice usage and fitness needs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Degree in recreation, sport, business or related discipline plus five years experience or equivalent education and experience in facility management
Evidence of continuous learning
Commensurate with education and experience.
Job Type: Full-time