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Athlete Management/Coaching: Technical Director- Any Sport
Technical Advisor-Boys' Development Academy - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work on a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

Primary Duties

  • Provide support to Development Academy clubs
  • Core functions of the role include:
    • Leadership
    • Technical Standards and Administration (of Club Environment)
    • Talent Identification
    • Coaching Education
  • Work collaboratively with U.S. Soccer technical leaders and Academy Directors and coaches to help guide U.S. Soccer’s player development philosophy
  • Monitor standards and policies to improve the development of coaches and players in the program
  • Continually evaluate the effectiveness of the program to make improvements as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of the sport and the elite club landscape in the US
  • Strong knowledge of elite youth player development including international standards and strategies
  • Prior experience as an educator, mentor, scout and coach
  • Previous experience as a leader at the club or federation level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure/deadlines
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Proficient with technology programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Keynote, video editing, etc.)
  • Familiar with the use and implementation of technology/video/data analysis/sports science
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is preferred
  • Minimum of U.S. Soccer A License or UEFA equivalent

Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes:

  • Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan
  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit
  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses
  • Possess a tireless work ethic
  • Wants to be part of a team that wins
  • Has the ability to be firm but fair
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you willing to relocate to the Pacific Northwest and/or Northern California?


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Technical Director- Any Sport
Technical Advisor-Girls' Development Academy - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work on a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

Primary Duties

  • Provide support to Development Academy clubs
  • Core functions of the role include:
    • Leadership
    • Technical Standards and Administration (of Club Environment)
    • Talent Identification
    • Coaching Education
  • Work collaboratively with U.S. Soccer technical leaders and Academy Directors and coaches to help guide U.S. Soccer’s player development philosophy
  • Monitor standards and policies to improve the development of coaches and players in the program
  • Continually evaluate the effectiveness of the program to make improvements as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of the sport and the elite club landscape in the US
  • Strong knowledge of elite youth player development including international standards and strategies
  • Prior experience as an educator, mentor, scout and coach
  • Previous experience as a leader at the club or federation level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure/deadlines
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Proficient with technology programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Keynote, video editing, etc.)
  • Familiar with the use and implementation of technology/video/data analysis/sports science
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is preferred
  • Minimum of U.S. Soccer A License or UEFA equivalent

Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes:

  • Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan
  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit
  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses
  • Possess a tireless work ethic
  • Wants to be part of a team that wins
  • Has the ability to be firm but fair
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you willing to relocate to Chicago, Illinois?
2. Please select your location preference based on the following options: Northeast, Mid-America, Northwest, Southeast, Atlantic, Southwest, Chicago


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Project Director, High Performance Programs - US Equestrian Federation (Gladstone, NJ)

US Equestrian seeks an organized and flexible individual familiar with equestrian sports and high performance programs to manage the central programs for the US Equestrian’s High Performance Sport Department.  Reporting directly to the Director of Sport, the Project Director provides leadership to key cross-discipline programs, the High Performance Program Annual Review, and the logistics preparations and delivery for U.S. Equestrian Teams at the World, Pan Am, Olympic, and Paralympic Games.  The role includes overseeing the Sport Programs Assistant in providing advanced administrative assistance to the Director of Sport and managing the Equestrian Teams’ clothing (equine and human) inventory and team equipment.

The position will manage the development and delivery of the Human and Equine Sports Science and Medicine Programs including developing the delivery plans and budget, coordinating practitioners, and identifying performance enhancing opportunities. The Director will lead on preparations for and the delivery of the new in-person Program Annual Review and will be a key person in identifying and following up on learning opportunities.  The Director will also play a central role in developing and delivering “off horse” educational opportunities.  The Project Director will take on a major role in Games preparation for Olympic Games, Pan Am Games and World Equestrian Games which include duties such as logistics, accommodation, tickets, registration, accreditation, transportation, equipment packing, and import/export paperwork. The Director will work closely with the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) staff in completing requests specific to Games initiatives and be responsible for managing USOC databases for Games registration, Elite Athlete Health Insurance, Op Gold Events, and Staff Selection Procedures. This position will also be responsible for maintaining inventory control on both human and equine clothing and equipment.  The Director works closely with all Disciplines, Marketing and Communications, Legal and IT departments to develop a trusting relationship and to create a clear communication pathway.

The Project Director will be responsible for overseeing the submission and review of all the FEI discipline’s accounting requests; scheduling meetings for the Sport Department, International Disciplines Council and Athletes Advisory Committee; producing agendas; drafting minutes; and handling rule submissions.  This role serves as the liaison with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, communicates clean sport initiatives to the athletes, organizes educational presentations, schedules testing events and submits necessary paperwork to the FEI regarding athlete’s use of medication.  In fulfilling these responsibilities, this position interacts with executive and senior management, staff, members, committees, sponsors, sponsor prospects, the USET Foundation, USOC, FEI, and various affiliate bodies as well as the general public. Maintaining confidentiality is a primary requirement of this position.  This position requires a “no job to big or small” attitude and someone who can stay one step ahead in a fast-paced environment. A flexible schedule with frequent night/weekend work and travel is required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Six years of directly-related experience may substitute for Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:  At least three years of professional work experience required, preferably in a sport environment.  Knowledge of, or experience in, the international equestrian sport is preferred.  Knowledge of Sports Science & Medicine programs and/or athlete development programs is beneficial.  Experience of Olympic or World-level Games is also beneficial.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:  The ideal candidate is extremely outgoing and has strong communication skills.  Must be independent, detail-oriented, and a quick study who is willing to go the extra step to get the job done.  Must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office software.  Frequent travel is required.

**Please attach a resume in either Word document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.**

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
2. If you do not live within commuting distance of Gladstone, NJ, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Director of Driving - US Equestrian Federation (Lexington, KY)

US Equestrian seeks an organized and self-motivated individual familiar with the sport of Driving to lead, manage, and grow the discipline.  Under general direction of the Director of Sport, the Director of Driving will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the sport including growing the pathway at all levels, developing programs and liaising with organizers as well as seeking linkages between Combined and Pleasure Driving.  The position will serve as liaison to the Driving Sport Committee which is charged with creating the strategic plan for the discipline; producing selection procedures including selection trials; and managing rule changes, budgets, fundraising opportunities, membership growth, National Championships, Developing Programs, HOTY awards, and marketing opportunities. The position requires working with the driving coach, chef d’Equipe, veterinarians, and selectors throughout the year in preparation for the World Championships. The Director of Driving assumes a high degree of determination for change and improvement of the sport with an enthusiastic personality in order to lead, manage and motivate.  One must possess the ability to build and maintain effective relationships and to communicate well with a variety of people.  A flexible schedule with frequent night/weekend work and travel nationally and internationally is required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Six years of directly-related experience may substitute for Bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE:  At least three years of professional work experience required, preferably in a sport environment.  Experience of Driving at the International (FEI) and National (non FEI) is preferred.  An understanding of and involvement in the organizing of Driving Events is beneficial.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:  The ideal candidate is extremely outgoing and has strong communication skills.  Must be independent and detail-oriented.  Must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office software.  Frequent travel is required.

**Please attach a resume in either Word document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.**

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
2. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Please note that answering yes to this question does not necessarily exclude you from employment.
3. If you do not live within commuting distance of Lexington, KY, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Media/Video Production
Digital Producer - USA Swimming (Colorado Springs, CO)

Job Summary:

This newly-created position will support the department of USA Swimming Productions, the USASwimming.org web site and social media content. This position will be responsible for the creation of digital production and sales concepts, planning Web, SEO/SEM, email, social media and display advertising campaigns. Also responsible for the creation of digital, social, print and TV content content that drives audience growth across all USA Swimming platforms.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

USA Swimming Productions

  • Support the Manager of USA Swimming Productions on the implementation of the USA Swimming Productions strategic plan.
  • Serve as a Producer on original content projects for the organization and sponsors for distribution across all channels.
  • Develop and drive digital sales and marketing strategies and materials for digital, video and mobile sales, including strategic partnerships.
  • Educate production team on the most current digital, mobile, video and engagement landscape and offerings.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, skill, ability, educational/training, experience, working environment, physical activities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Television Production, Communication, Journalism, Radio/TV or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • TV broadcast writing, producing and editing experience of at least 5-10 years (preferably in sports).
  • Digital content writing knowledge required.
  • Experience measuring and reporting on the performance of all digital marketing campaigns and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs).
  • Can accurately identify and assess sales opportunities and apply resources and strategies appropriately to maximize sales revenue.
  • Experience with designing and managing custom graphic template titles and generator packages.
  • Knowledge of WordPress, SEO, a variety of Social Media platforms and social media marketing techniques, Constant Contact.
  • A familiarity with broadcast editing programs such as Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro a plus.
  • Experience or knowledge in the sport of swimming preferred.
  • Results-oriented with a high level of personal initiative and pride in own work.
  • Willingness to travel, with extended travel at times for events.
  • This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job; other duties may be assigned.

USA Swimming is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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