Director, Department of Athletics & Recreation

McMaster University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2014-06-09

Consistently ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world, McMaster continues to lead the way in embracing innovation and excellence in every aspect of the discovery, creation and sharing of knowledge. With 7,500 faculty and staff, a student enrollment of close to 30,000, and more than 164,000 alumni living in 140 countries, McMaster is a major knowledge generator, employer and economic catalyst in the Hamilton region, one of Canada's most desirable places to live.

A national leader in its field, the Department of Athletics & Recreation is committed to the pursuit of excellence in competition, in its facilities and program delivery; to enhancing the quality of the student experience and promoting engagement; to developing, supporting and enriching the McMaster community; and to serving as a key contributor to recruiting the best students. The new Director, Athletics & Recreation, will build on the elite sports and recreation programs and facilities now in place to advance McMaster's reputation in this area.

This is an exceptional opportunity to apply your leadership skills and business acumen, coupled with your passion for sport, and student health and well-being in an organization that's intellectually stimulating, collegial and devoted to serving its community and society. You have the ability to engage key internal and external stakeholders, building relationships based upon mutual commitment that will benefit the growth and profile of the department. With your broad senior managerial experience, preferably acquired in sport, and with tangible successes in marketing, promotional activities, sponsorships, and revenue generation, you are positioned to make an outstanding contribution to one of Canada's most dynamic and successful universities.

McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

To be considered, please provide a letter of application and resume to Sidky Myron & Associates via email at All responses will be acknowledged. Sidky Myron & Associates, Davisville Centre, 1920 Yonge Street, suite 200, Toronto ON M4S 3E2.


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