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Halifax, NS
Management and Operations
Management
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Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,800 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that’s celebrating 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

Athletics and Recreation, in Student Affairs, encompasses the Dalplex and other athletic facilities on the Halifax campus, which serves Dalhousie students and staff as well as the local community, varsity athletics, intramurals, clubs and rental clients. Reporting to the Director, Facility and Business Services, the Manager, Client Experience provides operational expertise and leadership, planning and day-to-day management to ensure the delivery of outstanding client experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all membership documentation is complete, accurate and cross-referenced with the corresponding information in Athletics & Recreations’ enterprise management software, Fusion. Serve as subject matter expert and trainer in the use and application of Fusion for Client Experience staff.
  • Ensure all staff are able to locate and disseminate up-to-date and accurate information on the unit’s services, facilities, programs, events, etc., and trained to execute all associated transactions.
  • Regularly review unit compliance with privacy legislation and ensure the secure storage of all personal and financial records of clients, staff and the department.
  •  Prepare annual unit budget as well as monthly status reports and forecasting. Review all anomalies related to financial transactions of the Client Experience staff.
  • Manage three Customer Service Centre Supervisors and assist with the management of all Client Experience casual student staff.

Note: Due to the extended operational hours of the department, flexible hours and on-call availability may be required to assist the client experience team members and to participate in promotional and other events.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in business administration, with approximately three years related experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience). Experience in a management role, including experience managing budgets, is required. Must have demonstrated experience using technical sales and tracking software (e.g. Fusion), preferably in a sport and/or recreational facility. Experience managing membership and customer service operations in fitness and/or sport businesses is preferred. Must have proven communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with a wide variety of stakeholders. Demonstrated initiative with the ability to work independently is required.

Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.

Apply online by May 25, 2018 to competition DPMG-18061.

Salary Range: $43,383 - $58,695 per annum (ADM-04) This is a two (2) year term position. This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Compensation & Job Evaluation Unit in approximately six months.

This position is part of the Dalhousie Professional & Managerial Group (DPMG).

Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short-listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity

A little bit about us

Dalhousie University

 Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that’s celebrating 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.