SportMedBC Employment Opportunity – Executive Director

SportMedBC is committed to identifying, developing and promoting Best Practices in Sport Health, Sport Safety, Sport Performance and Health Promotion.  SportMedBC coordinates access to a network of sport medicine and sport science practitioners and strives to be the ultimate sport medicine and sport science resource within the provincial sport system and for all active British Columbians.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR provides organizational leadership and is responsible for over-sight of the implementation of Sport Health, Sport Safety, Sport Performance, Health Promotion and Communication programs, services and activities. The Executive Director will:

  • Guide and support the Board of Directors in their strategic direction and accountability processes.
  • Positions SportMedBC as a leader to identify, develop and promote Best Practices in Sport Health, Sport Safety, Sport Performance and Health Promotion.
  • Work to develop new markets, and new programs and services to meet the requirements of the sport system and targeted health promotion audiences.
  • Be responsible for the development and implementation of member programs and services.
  • Be responsible for the maintenance and growth of the Practitioners Directory.         
  • Work with Provincial and National Sport Organizations and Multisport Service Organizations to provide their athletes and coaches with appropriate sport medicine and sport science programs.
  • Build and maintain client and partner relationships, including funders, government, Doctors of BC, sport safety organizations, and the professional sport medicine and sport science organizations with which SportMedBC is affiliated.
  • Build and maintain positive and productive relationships with various stakeholders in the sport, recreational, educational, health promotion, business and political communities.
  • Be responsible for financial management and human resources over-sight.

Desired Attributes of Candidates:

  • Credentials and experience as a Sport Medicine or a Sport Science Practitioner preferred but graduate degree in sport science or related discipline will be considered.
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in a business leadership role in a related non-for-profit, medical or paramedical clinic or research facility.
  • Strong understanding of the provincial and national sport systems, with the ability to identify and support their needs in sport medicine and sport science in British Columbia.
  • Ability to identify issues, compile relevant information, present appropriate options and implement solutions.
  • Strong service orientation for sport medicine, sport science and health promotion members.
  • Experience with developing and taking programs and services to market.
  • Financial management experience, including budgeting and accounting over-sight.
  • Able to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal formats.
  • Able to multi-task with a strong orientation to detail and a commitment to quality.
  • Team player, project and deadline driven.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Power Point.


Submit your resume, with 3 references, to: We thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be notified.

PROJECTED START DATE: MARCH 14, 2016 or earlier


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