Job Posting – Manager, Education Programs

Job title: Manager, Education Programs

Reports to: Executive Director

Job purpose
The Manager, Education Programs is responsible for the development, execution and measurement of the organization’s training materials and programs. This includes responsibilities for a range of blended learning solutions including eLearning, seminars, manuals and job aids supporting both initial and ongoing learning for a range of stakeholders including clubs, coaches and officials.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Identify education needs through independent research and in-depth analysis including gathering regular feedback from key Skate Ontario stakeholders and technical sport experts across the province
  • Assist in the development of multi-year strategic and operational plans related to learning programs
  • Work directly with all sport department working groups and volunteer operating committees to develop and execute a blended learning strategy for Skate Ontario
  • Design, implement, manage and update all blended learning material for Skate Ontario
  • Ensure integration of identified Skate Canada programming into the Skate Ontario plan
  • Establish and manage effective working relationships with targeted technical volunteer committees
  • Design and implement appropriate metrics to assess the effectiveness of all learning programs
  • Analyze metrics and other information regularly to continuously improve the quality design and delivery of all learning programs
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and delivery systems for learning delivery and provide recommendations for their integration into the Skate Ontario system
  • Contribute to a collaborative, cross-functional team

Qualifications and experience

Qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of experience in training program design and delivery with proven program results
  • University degree or equivalent
  • Education in adult learning principles and training design
  • Experience in blended learning development including online learning content
  • A deep understanding of the technical aspects of skating is an asset
  • Experience coaching skating is an asset
    Experience managing an LMS is an asset

Skills & Fit:

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong people management and coaching skills
  • Able to multi-task and perform in a fast paced, changeable environment
  • Proficient in MS Office

Working conditions

  • Travel required at times across the province
  • Long hours at times to meet the requirements of the business which will include evenings and weekends
  • Must have use of a vehicle and a valid driver’s licence

Application Candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Alexander at lalexander@skateontario.org by Wednesday July 19th. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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