Cambridge, Ontario, March 6, 2019 - The Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) is
seeking applicants to apply for a full-time PJHL Commissioner position.
The successful candidate will report to the PJHL executive board and will provide
leadership for long and short-term strategic planning in the PJHL of Ontario; communicate
the goals, objectives, and ongoing activities of the League and serve as an advocate
for the PJHL, including policy support and enforcement.
The following background and experience is preferred: Knowledge of Hockey Canada
(HC), Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) and Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) requirements;
Strong organization skills; Ability to interpret and analyze business documents
such as policies, procedures, manuals, rule books; A demonstrated ability to meet
deadlines; Exceptional communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively
with a wide variety of stakeholders (players, owners, board members, sponsors, community
stakeholders); Accomplished management skills; Ability to multitask; Strong attention
to detail and willingness to complete projects with high standards; Demonstrated
experience coordinating and liaising stakeholders; Conflict management skills; Excellent
verbal and written communication skills; Report writing skills and experience; Technical
proficiency with the internet and Microsoft Office Suite software; Candidates may
have hockey player, coaching, management or related experience; Flexible work hours
required (evenings and weekends).
Duties and responsibilities for the commissioner include: Provide leadership to
PJHL in relation to its various short-term and long-term strategic planning initiatives;
Communicates with all League stakeholders about the goals, objectives and activities
of the league; Serve as a key advocate of the league.
The PJHL Commissioner will be responsible for overall operations of the league including
but not limited to: Directing, developing, carrying out goals and implementing objectives
and policies of EB, as approved as applicable from time to time by the Board of
Governors (BOG) for benefit of league and without preference or bias; Oversee scheduling
all BOG and Subcommittee meetings and league play (pre-season, regular season and
play-offs); Oversee the execution, delivery and enforcement of the Player agreement
and the Member Club agreement; Oversee all communications with the PJHL (or any
successor regulatory body) relating to league hockey operations; Oversee co-ordination
of all player transactions, within and outside League, in conjunction with established
League and Branch/PJHL rules and compliance therewith; Drafting and maintaining
league operations and rules manual; Standing member of the Discipline Committee
and the Hockey Operations Committee; Act as Secretary of all BOG meetings including
the preparation and timely circulation of minutes of resolutions arising from all
meetings; Recruit, hire and define roles/responsibilities of all League staff and
students; Manage all league staff and students; Supervise and direct business and
affairs of the league at the direction of the BOD; Discharge all duties imposed
on the Commissioner by the League Constitution and By-Laws as may be required from
time to time; Sitting on the Commissioners Committee of the “New Ontario Hockey
Salary is based on experience.
All applications are to be sent to Doug Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org before March 20, 2019.