Based on public health guidelines for the 2021-22 Academic year, NSCC will return to in-person learning, support and services. As the Academic Year progresses, you may need to work on campus or remotely. This information will be provided upon hire.

NSCC Sport and Wellness Associate (CS4)

  • Education
  • Truro Campus
  • Truro, Nova Scotia
  • Sport and Wellness Centre
    Continuing Full-time Position: Commencing approximately January 14, 2022
  • Competition No. 2021-328
  • Salary range: $42,282.19 to $51,816.87 annually

NSCC strongly believes that a vaccinated population can be a crucial part of protecting us, our families, and communities from COVID-19, and other fast-moving variants. Please keep this in mind. NSCC requires that all students and employees who work on NSCC campuses are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Students and employees who are unable or unwilling to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other reasons must be tested within 72 hours and be subject to Campus safety protocols.

What you’ll be doing…

In the day to day operation of the NSCC Sport and Wellness Centre, the Associate for Sport and Wellness at NSCC collaborates with their Manager and relevant Campus/College staff. The Centre can serve up to 1,100 people, including students and staff from Truro Campus. A number of other groups may also be served by the Centre.

Associate at NSCC Sport & Wellness Centre is responsible for providing customer service, functional guidance to casual staff, and contributing to instruction.

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The Associates work together as a team to focus on the Sport and Wellness Centre’s areas of interest. The Associates focus on Strength and Conditioning Programming, Facility Services, Program Connection (such as the COPAT/PARE Training and Community Recreation and Connections like the Terry Fox Run and the Coldest Night of the Year Fundraiser Walk). The incumbent works with campus staff to support the NSCC Mental Wellness Strategy priorities. This strategy aims to create a culture at NSCC that values mental well-being for students and employees. It will allow us all to grow, learn, contribute, and thrive. The Sport and Wellness Centre offers great opportunities to support holistic well being

Qualifications

You are a team player and collaborative member who is accountable for delivering on the expectations of your job. Every day, you strive to achieve excellence. As a role model for our students, you are able to demonstrate professionalism, integrity, and respect for others in all you do. You believe in the NSCC’s mission and are committed to learning every day. Everything you do is learning-oriented. You are open-minded, creative, and recognize the uniqueness of each person. You thrive in a changing, dynamic and sometimes ambiguous environment. This is the right environment for you?

Qualifications and Work Experience

This position requires a minimum education qualification of a Diploma in Recreation or Physical Education, Kinesiology and Business or Office Information Technology. An asset would be NFLA Fitness Certifications or other relevant certifications. An asset would be a COPAT (Corrections Officer Personal Abilities Test), or PARE (Physical Ability Need Requirement Evaluations), trainer certification.

You have a minimum of two (2) years of related occupational experience in Recreation/Physical Education/Kinesiology providing exercise training and general wellness programs for a diverse population of clients.

Some occupations may require basic front desk tasks (taking payments using debit/credit machine; closing cash, balancing cash, reception).

You are comfortable with computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite, EMail, and Microsoft Outlook.

You feel comfortable working in a digital environment.

It would be a benefit to have experience in providing support/service to students or prospective students in a postsecondary environment.

It would be a benefit to have experience in partnering with local groups and agencies.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

You are committed to diversity and inclusion

You have excellent interpersonal skills and can interact with all levels of an organisation.

Your exceptional customer service skills are well-known and you are able create trust beyond the immediate interaction.

You can contribute positively to a team with your exceptional teamwork skills.

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Specific technical knowledge and skills are required to ensure safe and proper operation of equipment within a Strength and Condition facility. You also need to have experience with regular maintenance programs and equipment cleaning.

  • Your problem solving and critical thinking abilities are well-known.
  • Strong communicator
  • Excellent coordination skills are required for the operation of a Wellness Centre.
  • Strong project management skills are required.
  • Your commitment to learning is lifelong. You will need to continue training in order to maintain your certifications.
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment towards Campus/community involvement (participating in committees, participation in community events like Terry Fox Run, etc.
  • Get to know us

Your actions will make a difference in people’s lives. As we build Nova Scotia’s economy, and improve the quality of life through innovation and education, you will be joining a group of committed people. You will be a part of this change as a NSCC employee.

This is a place where you can grow professionally and personally. There are opportunities for professional development as well as collaborative projects.

You will be able to do meaningful, challenging work in a public accountable, respectful learning and working environment that is diverse and safe. You will be able to foster innovation, excellence and improvement.

Individuality will be celebrated. The traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq People is where the NSCC campuses are. Nova Scotia Community College is committed to equality and diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, and women. These applicants may self-identify by filling out an online questionnaire.

NSCC offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. We offer opportunities for all NSCC employees to learn as a learning-centred company. Interviewees will need to supply at least three occupational references from the most recent year. To prove academic achievement, the successful candidate will need to submit official transcripts.

NSCC is committed towards full inclusion of all applicants. NSCC will make reasonable accommodations for applicants as part of its commitment to this goal. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan, HR Generalist at nikki.berrigan@nscc.ca.

Click on the Apply Now button to apply for College jobs. For the first time, you will need to create an account with a username. Your NSCC application consists of three parts:

Your Profile. Your Profile. Note that if you use a LinkedIn profile or a resume, they may not be synchronized with your profile. You may need to make manual adjustments.

Your Resume and Cover Letter. You will find a place where you can attach your cover letter or write it. A place will be provided to attach your resume. These two sections are listed as optional, but they are essential for submitting a complete NSCC Application.

Questions. You will find a Questions tab next to the Application tab. These questions will be required in order for us to process your application.

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