Executive Director Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation

January 8, 2016 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

Executive Director Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation

 Position available effective August 1, 2016

The Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation (NSSAF) is a not-for-profit organization with a membership of over 180 secondary schools dedicated to the provision of sound educational experiences through sport. The NSSAF Office is located in the Sport Nova Scotia building at 5516 Spring Garden Road, Halifax.

Reporting to the Board of Governors, the Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the NSSAF and the interpretation and enforcement of the Constitution, By-Laws, and Regulations of the Federation.

The Executive Director leads the volunteer Regional Directors, District Coordinators, and Junior High Coordinators in the arrangement and conduct of all District, Regional and Provincial play-downs. In addition, the Executive Director provides support and direction in the examination, development and implementation of policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A valid Nova Scotia Teacher’s License.
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience.
  • School administrative experience at the secondary level.
  • Demonstrated experience in school sport roles such as coach, athletic director, league coordinator, etc.

Preferred Assets:

  • A Master of Education degree or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of race-relations, cross-cultural understanding, and human rights policies.
  • Technological competency.
  • Excellent leadership, team building, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Well-developed decision making and creative problem solving ability.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management.
  • A variety of coaching and school athletic experiences.
  • Ability to communicate in English and French would be considered an asset.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please forward a concise letter of application and a resume outlining your education, work experience and contact information for three work-related references to:

Darrell LeBlanc

Chair, Executive Director Selection Committee

Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation

5516 Spring Garden Road, Suite 304

Halifax, NS

B3J 1G6

Or email –

Applications must be received by 12:00 PM February 5th, 2016 to be considered. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

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