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Chief Administrative Officer

September 17 2020
Industries Arts, Entertaiment, Culture and Leisure
Categories Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Management, Consulting, Event, Gaming, Sports, Leisure, Management, Administration
Kapuskasing, ON

Chief Administrative Officer

Reporting to the Northern Corridor Du Nord (NCDN) Executive Committee, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will be a proven leader, with demonstrated experience in the areas of finance, funding application, infrastructure planning, and general administrative functions. The CAO will provide strategic direction, leadership, and guidance on the general day-to-day operations of the NCDN, while coordinating with the Executive Committee, member clubs, stakeholders, and the general public.

The successful candidate will be a proven consensus-builder with strong transformational leadership skills, and the ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders. You have implemented strategic plans, large complex initiatives, and championed new ideas that securely enable efficient operations.


  • A leader with a "big picture" focus, and proven leadership experience in not for profit organizations;
  • Mission-focussed, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded; experienced in shaping, supporting, and achieving organizational change;
  • Effective at implementing workable solutions in challenging situations;
  • An innovative thinker with the vision to see opportunities for the NCDN, the wisdom to

consult and respond to organizational interest and needs, and a professional who can lead and

motivate stakeholders;

  • A skilled communicator, influencer, and negotiator who achieves solutions while managing

conflict which would otherwise undermine organizational efforts;

  • An excellent listener, respectful, and transparent who possesses exceptional collaborative,

interpersonal and presentation skills;

  • Accomplished in building effective relationships, guiding, and managing change in a largely

volunteer environment;

  • Ability to effectively interface with staff, volunteers, partners, government, the public, and key stakeholders.
  • Work closely and efficiently with a volunteer executive, respecting the hierarchy of the organizations.
  • Make, foster and grow relationships with political, tourism and other partners to improve the operating funding opportunities for the organization.


  • A College, or University degree in a related field, Business, Public Administration, Finance, Planning and Development, or Engineering;
  • A demonstrated commitment to professional development;
  • Extensive understanding of organized snowmobiling, exploring alternate funding sources (grants/bursaries), and demonstrated project management techniques;
  • 5+ years experience as a senior manager in a related municipal, public or private sector environment, and a successful track record working with government agencies, a board of directors, and the general public;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain productive, and collaborative relationships while working with the NCDN Board of Directors, elected officials, community partners, government agencies while concurrently managing the complexities of a wide range of stakeholders.


To explore this opportunity further, please submit your cover letter, resume, and related informationby September 18th, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The NCDN is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by the NCDN throughout the recruitment, selection, and assessment process to applicants with disabilities. network