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The exact "public" title of the Senior Staff Officer (SSO) shall be determined by the Board in its recruitment to fill the position.  For the purpose of the bylaws the position title will be Senior Staff Officer.  This position has primary responsibility for the management and subsequent success and growth of Calgary Rotary Challenger Park.

The full-time, permanent position is located at the Calgary Rotary Challenger Park (Calgary) with duties directed by and reporting to the Calgary Rotary Challenger Park Society Board Chair and CRCPS Board.

There are several roles and outcomes expected of this person that include – but are not limited to:

  • Leadership and coordination of staff & volunteers to achieve the vision, mandate, key goals & objectives established by the Board of Directors

  • Accountable for an effective & efficient management of the Society's operations

  • Risk Management, on behalf of the Society

  • Ensuring extensive/full utilization of the facility by the target communities and achieving a sustainable operations for the Park over the long term

  • Maintaining sound and accurate financial records & accounting systems for the park and the Society

  • Providing liaison services for the Board with respect to the physical development and construction of the Park

  • Be a strong advocate for the community of people with disabilities

The above goals include and require:

  • Values and Ethics

  • A strong Fund Development/Financial Plan that will be implemented by the SSO in order to raise the necessary capital and operating funds to achieve long term sustainable operations

  • Sound marketing & promotion experience that generates the necessary results from the diverse community that may support the park

  • Be a facilitator and coordinator of community involvement - delivering an energetic work plan to communicate, liaise and involve the numerous user organizations with the park

  • Sound management skills to lead in the management and administrative functions in operating the park and, if necessary, in the development and implementation of sport / recreational programming

  • Fiscal responsibility with capital and operating budgets


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