Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0513

This unit group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of comprehensive recreational, sports and fitness programs and services, national or provincial sports governing agencies and professional athletic teams. They are employed by municipalities, community and private recreational and fitness organizations, sports governing agencies and professional athletic team organizations.

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Job Duties for Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of recreation, sports and fitness programs and services
  • Provide technical and professional advice on recreation, sports and fitness matters
  • Prepare budget estimates and develop policies and procedures to implement programs
  • Manage the operations of a sports governing agency
  • Organize and administer national and provincial training, coaching, officiating and other programs associated with a particular sport
  • Manage the operations of a professional athletic team
  • Recruit professional coaches and athletes
  • Direct fundraising drives and arrange for sponsorships from public and private organizations
  • Develop long range plans and negotiate business contracts.

Working Conditions for Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors

Work is performed in an indoor office environment.

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  • Leisure Administrator In Chief
  • Leisure And Sports Director
  • Leisure Centre Director
  • Leisure Centre Sports Director
  • Leisure Chief Administrator
  • Leisure Director
  • Leisure Establishment Director
  • Leisure Establishment Managing Supervisor
  • Leisure Head Administrator
  • Leisure Manager
  • Leisure Programs Director
  • Leisure Programs Manager
  • Leisure Service Director
  • Leisure Service Manager
  • Municipal Director Of Leisure
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  • Municipal Leisure Director
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  • Municipal Manager Of Leisure
  • Municipal Manager Of Recreation
  • Municipal Recreation Director
  • Municipal Recreation Manager
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  • Physical Training Director
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  • Professional Football Team Manager
  • Professional Hockey Team Manager
  • Professional Sport Team General Manager
  • Professional Sport Team Manager
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  • Recreation Administrator
  • Recreation Administrator In Chief
  • Recreation And Sports Director
  • Recreation Centre Director
  • Recreation Centre Sports Director
  • Recreation Chief Administrator
  • Recreation Director
  • Recreation Establishment Director
  • Recreation Establishment Managing Supervisor
  • Recreation Head Administrator
  • Recreation Manager
  • Recreation Programs Director
  • Recreation Programs Manager
  • Recreation Service Director
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  • Sport Federation General Director
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  • Sport Governing Body Executive Director
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  • Sports Association Director
  • Sports Director
  • Sports Federation Director
  • Sports Program Director
  • Sports-service Sports Programs Director
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  • YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) General Secretary
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