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October 5/16 17:31 pm - Employment Opportunity - Burnaby Velodrome Club Program Director

Posted by Editoress on 10/5/16

The Burnaby Velodrome Club is inviting applications for the position of Program Director. The Velodrome is a one of a kind facility in Western Canada. The Program Director is an integral part of the Club's ongoing success.




The program director is expected to undertake a range of activities, including:

• creating and implementing long term rider-development plans for high performance, national and regional level, and age-group athletes;
• planning and overseeing workouts;
• planning, arranging, and overseeing development and performance camps; and
• planning, developing, and overseeing local and regional race activities.

In addition, the program director is responsible for administrative tasks related to the Velodrome. Examples of administrative tasks include:

• responding to emails, calls, and interacting with visitors to the facility;
• planning and scheduling coaching staff and attendants;
• identifying, recruiting, and developing additional coaching staff;
• interacting with staff and other user groups at the facility; and
• maintaining and developing relationships with groups, associations, and provincial/national sports bodies.

We are seeking a person who is familiar with track cycling and who is competent and confident in dealing with high performance athletes and their coaches, and encouraging and developing grass-root and age-group members. The successful candidate will have the necessary coaching certificates, be certified in CPR and first aid, and have a demonstrated history of success. The position is a part-time position with some potential for increased hours depending on facility availability.

Interested applicants are invited to send, by email only, a cover letter and resume. When submitting your application please put, in the subject line: BVC Program Director Application and email to

Applications will be accepted until October 25, 2016. Only applicants selected to move onto the next phase of the selection process will be contacted. We thank all those who apply.


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