Candidates sought for commissioner position

Can-Am Junior Hockey League (CAJHL) is expanding and is currently seeking applicants to apply for a full-time commissioner position. The successful candidate will report to the Board of Governors (BOG) of the teams and will provide leadership for long and short-term strategic planning, communicate the goals, objectives, and ongoing activities of the league and serve as an advocate for the CAJHL including marketing as well as policy support and enforcement. Salary to be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Experienced candidates preferred:

  • Strong organization skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders (players, owners, board members, sponsors, community stakeholders)
  • Ability to interpret and analyze business documents such as policies, procedures, manuals, rule boo
  • A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Accomplished management skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to complete projects with high standard
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and liaising stakeholders
  • Conflict management skills
  • Report writing skills and experience
  • Technically proficiency and computer savvy

Duties and responsibilities for the commissioner include: 

  • Provide leadership to CAJHL 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 Development and execution of a marketing plan to address new markets, vendors and sponsors/advertisers
  • Serve as a key advocate of the Can-Am Junior Hockey League 
  • Directing, developing, carrying out goals and implementing objectives and policies of Board of Governors (BOG) , 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 (preseason, regular season and playoffs)
  • Oversee the execution, delivery and enforcement of the player agreement and the member club agreement
  • Oversee all communications with the CAJHL relating to league hockey operations 
  • Oversee co-ordination of all player transactions, within and outside league, in conjunction with established CAJHL rules and policies
  • Drafting and maintaining league operations and rules manual
  • Standing member of the Discipline Committee and the Hockey Operations Committee
  • Supervise and direct business and affairs of the league at the direction of the BOG
  • Discharge all duties imposed on the commissioner by the league constitution and by-laws as may be required from time to time

Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Directors at The posting will remain open until the right candidate is identified.