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Director, Research, Abilities Centre

Whitby, Ontario
Deadline December 18, 2013

Assignment: Full time, 12 month term
Salary range: $44,500 - 55,000 per annum
Start date: January 16, 2014

Abilities Centre is a charitable organization that delivers enriching sports, arts, music, and life skills opportunities for all ages and abilities within a 125,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility, located in Whitby, ON. Since opening its doors in June 2012, Abilities Centre has fused barrier-free navigation and access with inclusive and innovative programs. As an International Centre of Excellence, Abilities Centre serves local, national, and international communities by providing resources and research tools that promote inclusivity and accessibility.

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will lead and oversee the research and education function and work with research partners to expand research and educational initiatives. You will work with the Program Team to integrate relevant research and best practices with program development and will also work with the Business Development Team to ensure the Centre attracts sufficient funding to ensure its future viability.

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For immediate and confidential consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected], citing job title in the subject line of your response.