EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Application Process is Closed

Executive Director - Langley Minor Hockey Association

Post Date: March 25, 2021

Application Deadline: April 9, 2021

The Langley Minor Hockey Association is one of the largest minor hockey associations in British Columbia with approximately 1100 annual player registrations.  As a minor hockey association, LMHA promotes the enjoyment and satisfaction of playing the game of ice hockey for all participants and volunteers. We remain committed to the further development of skills, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, character, and friendship and strive to have all players participate equally on a competitive or recreational level.  We use hockey to develop dignity and self-esteem in our participants while promoting the values of honesty, integrity and respect, both on and off the ice.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Director to join our organization.  The Executive Director is responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of the Association.  The Executive Director works to ensure the financial, operational, administrative and long-term success of the Association.  The Executive Director works in close contact with the President and LMHA Board of Directors.  The Executive Director will be the face of the organization within the hockey community and the key liaison for LMHA stakeholders including members, players, coaches, volunteers and our community partners.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • In collaboration with the Board of Directors, developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization forward and, in turn, ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization support the plan.
  • Acting as a liaison to the Board by advising on all aspects of the organization's activities.
  • Working with the Board to develop a comprehensive annual business operating plan and budget as well as identifying and securing funding initiatives to support the operation of the organization.
  • Leading, managing and administering the day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Administering the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and applicable funding agreements.
  • Ongoing development of programs, procedures and policy.
  • Representing the organization at community, local, regional, provincial and national activities, as required.
  • Maintaining communication with the membership, both in-person, in writing and using the organization’s website and social media tools and platforms.
  • Managing the risk, health and welfare of organization's members, property, data, finances, image and implement measures to control risks.
  • Determining and managing personnel requirements for organizational management and program delivery, with responsibility for recruitment, management and mentoring of staff, contractors and volunteers.
  • Developing and promoting organizational culture and awareness.

The successful candidate shall possess the following:

  • Passion for providing excellent customer service by understanding and responding to membership needs in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, problem solve, and implement and evaluate action plans.
  • Exemplary interpersonal, organizational, analytical and communication (both oral and written) skills. Experience with social media and website design an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize tasks, assess situations, and make timely and concise decisions in adherence with the constitution and bylaws, policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Experience managing a large budget and sourcing revenue from external sources.
  • Understanding of the inner workings of a sport organization, preferably hockey.

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a post-secondary education.
  • University degree or equivalent in sport management or not-for-profit management, business or a related field, with a minimum three years of professional work experience would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum five years of leadership experience.
  • Exceptional computer knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to recruit and manage volunteers.
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and disciplinary matters.
  • Experience with not-for-profit fiscal management, including accounting and budgeting, fundraising, and sponsorship an asset.

The successful candidates must complete Respect in Sport & CAT, and any other certifications required under Hockey Canada, BC Hockey & PCAHA, and provide a clear Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector search.

This is a full-time position with non-traditional hours, weekend work, and potentially some travel within BC, as determined by the hockey season (ie. attendance at the BC Hockey AGM).  Competitive compensation package, based upon experience and qualifications.

Resumes and cover letters may be submitted in confidence to info@langleyminorhockey.ca by April 9, 2021 @ 5pm.  Please include your salary expectation with your application.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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