Job: Director of Programs and Services - Dartmouth Sportsplex

Director of Programs and Services

The Dartmouth Sportsplex, built in 1982, is a large family focused health, fitness and recreation complex located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia serving all regions of the Halifax Regional Municipality.  The facility includes a running track, racquetball and squash courts, full fitness centre, various studio and community spaces, an arena, and two swimming pools.  In September 2018, the facility will complete a massive $25,000,000 renovation and open with a brand new double gymnasium, new fitness facilities, and welcoming community spaces.  The facility is also launching a large-scale community outreach and accessibility program to reduce barriers, ensuring that everyone in our community can play at the Sportsplex.

We are looking for a highly energetic, passionate person to supervise the day to day operations of the various programs and services of the Dartmouth Sportsplex.  

The successful candidate will have professional experience operating a gymnasium and associated sport league programs.  They will be a highly-organized manager with experience leading a diverse team of staff, both full and part time, and have led the development, implementation and evaluation of various types of programs and services.  This person will be a curator of the Sportsplex Way and as such must be a raving fan of great customer service and experiences.

You enjoy supervising a team, can manage multiple priorities and thrive on helping others achieve their goals. You must be able to work flexible hours including regular night and weekend shifts and be competent using e-mail, word processing, and database software. 

This is a full time permanent senior management position with the Dartmouth Sportsplex.  We offer a supportive work environment including up to 5 weeks combined vacation and paid time off, a comprehensive benefits program and a matching pension plan.

Comprehensive Benefits, Pension Plan


Application Deadline:
January 24, 2018

A detailed employer profile and job description are available by contacting the General Manger. Interested candidates should apply in writing before January 24th, 2018 to:

Max Chauvin, General Manager
Dartmouth Sportsplex
110 Wyse Road
Dartmouth NS B3A 1M2
Phone: (902) 464 2600 ext. 304
Fax: (902) 464 2902