Employment Opportunities

Halifax CITY Soccer Club 

Director of Soccer Operations 

The Director of Soccer Operations (DOSO) is responsible for overseeing the development, resourcing, implementation and delivery of the technical programs and services of Halifax CITY Soccer Club.  The DOSO directs the long-term strategic initiatives and day-to-day operational activities associated with the technical department of the club including:

 Develop, implement and manage the Strategic and Operational Technical Plans

 Develop, monitor and oversee the Player Pathway aligned Grassroots, Recreational, Competitive, and High Performance programs, services, and environments

 Member and Stakeholder liaison and consultation

 Human Resource Management

 Liaise with governing bodies (Soccer Nova Scotia, Canadian Soccer Association etc.) regarding technical programs and services

 Technical Communications, Public and Media Relations

 Tracking and Reporting of Outputs and Outcomes

 Budgeting and Fiscal Responsibility

Special Skills
 Proven ability and experience in the development, management and administration of sport programs (including financial and human resource management).

 Well-developed relationship building, consultation/facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

 Strong leadership, organizational and administrative skills and a proven ability in determining priorities, making sound judgments, coordinating activities, and meeting deadlines.

 Proven ability to work in a team environment in leadership and mentorship roles using sound management practices.

 Demonstrated ability to work with volunteers

 Highly developed computer skills including the full suite of Microsoft Office programs and familiarity with online platforms (e.g. Demosphere, Dropbox, etc.).

 Excellent oral and written communication skills (including presentation and report writing) and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders.

 Ability to travel and work flexible hours, while functioning with multiple competing priorities and deadlines. 

 Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license and clean Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Verification.

Required Qualifications

 Experience and expertise in soccer within the Canada Soccer system.

 Experience in strategic and operational planning, preferably within the not-for-profit sport system.

 Management experience, preferably within the not-for-profit sport system.

 Canadian Soccer Association National B Coaching License and NCCP Competition Development certifications or international equivalent would be considered an asset.


Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to mark@halifaxcitysoccer.ca