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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Coaching Education Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview:

U.S. Soccer, a non-profit organization, is the National Governing Body for the sport of soccer in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer a preeminent sport in the United States.

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of 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 a motivated, passionate, and skillful Development Coordinator who can think, create, and work on a team.

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

Position Overview:

The Coaching Education Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the technical objectives and administrative aspects of the U.S. Soccer’s Coaching Development Program.  The position is administrative in nature but does require a strong understanding of soccer and a familiarity with coaching.  In addition to the administrative duties listed below, the position will also provide support to the technical staff in these areas as needed. 

In order to perform the primary duties and functions listed, this position requires someone who is highly organized and detail oriented.  It is also expected that the person in this position be able to effectively communicate with membership on a variety of levels.  The individual is expected to proactively contribute across multiple areas of the business and to prioritize workflow as needed on day-to-day basis. 

This position is also responsible for exhibiting a high-degree of professionalism, maintaining a customer service mentality and communicating consistently and transparently with membership. 

Primary Duties:

  • Manage and oversee the creation of technical content
    • Editing and formatting
    • Ensuring materials are updated and accessible online
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with membership by providing training, support and service
  • Plan and execute national coaching courses
  • Coordinate and support regional and state level courses
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Education/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline
  • 4+ years' related experience in soccer or athletics; U.S. Soccer coaching license a plus
  • Must have a passion for the sport
  • Strong interpersonal, consensus-building skills, with the ability to communicate and achieve results across multiple audiences in complex organizational structure
  • Adept at building presentations to communicate ideas, e.g. Keynote, PowerPoint, InDesign
  • Outstanding organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Dedication to the highest level of standards and excellence
  • Able to work independently
  • A proficient knowledge of Spanish-language skills is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe programs
  • Full-time position, 40+ hour work week
  • Weekend and holiday work required
  • Travel required

Desired Characteristics:

An ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset, is open minded and seeks challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Request feedback and is open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for soccer

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Official
Technical Program Manager - USA Cycling (Colorado Springs, Co)

Job Title: Technical Program Manager

Department: Technical

Reports To: Technical Director

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, paid vacation & holiday, and 403(b)

Employment Type: Full-time exempt

Job Purpose & Overview: 

The Technical Program Manager will manage operations of the Events Department’s Technical Programs, including overseeing the results and rankings program and National Championship registration, as well as work with the Technical Director to implement USA Cycling’s officials program, disciplinary processes, elections, legislation, and editing of the rulebook. 

Key Responsibilities ?

1.  Acts as liaison with Technical Director and other departments within USA Cycling.Manage event directors’ submission of results into National Results and Rankings Program

2.  Assist Technical Director with facilitating Official’s Education Program.  Maintain results and rankings web pages for top tier calendars with accurate and updated information.

3.  Carries out daily office tasks for the Technical Department, including routine correspondence, entering data and answering member questionsWrite quarterly board-book updates on results programs

4.  Books travel for USAC assigned officials.Oversee National Championship permitting process

5.  Order and deliver National Championship Events bibs and number plates.

6.  Manage registration staff and volunteers at National Championships

7.  Manage results company personnel and processes at National Championships.

8.  Oversee National Event websites with respect to registration schedules, opening and closing of online registration timelines, and price increases

9.  Develop revenue reports for National Championships

10.  Manage National Championship registration budgets within events

11. Collect and verify documents for Domestic Elite Teams.  Create and deliver Event Department presentations at staff meetings, committee meetings, and summits.

12. Collect and verify documents for UCI team registration processes.

13. Manage online official’s evaluations, including production of email lists and distribution of evaluation tools to the applicable stakeholders.

14. Organize data from technical official’s evaluations, maintaining lists of evaluated officials and results.

15. Develop officials’ educational materials for level C and B programs

16. Develop continuing education materials for webinar and other types of distribution

17. Manage distribution of materials and timelines for disciplinary cases and officials’ performance issues.

18. Manage logistics for sport commissionvarious meetings (Sport Committees, NTC, etc.)

19. Work with Technical Director on Editing USA Cycling rulebook

20. Work with Technical Director on officials assignments and use of online assignment tools

21. Work with Technical Director on management of online elections

22. Coordinate domestic and UCI fine communication and compliance

23. Coordinate Regional Technical Commission procedures

Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience, Knowledge, Education: 

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 2 years customer service working with rules and within sports community
  • Strong computer skills, specifically with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and database management
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizations skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as schedule requires
  • Knowledge of sports, rules, and processes
  • Experience with cycling and/or officiating preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field or an equivalent of education and experience.

Equipment Utilized

General office equipment including computer, copier/printer, calculator, scanners and miscellaneous other equipment.

Scope of Authority, Financial Authority, and Communication 

Responsible for all revenue reports and budgets for all National ChampionshipsTechnical Department.  Responsible for the management of interns and volunteers.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Generally, works in the office; therefore, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee may occasionally lift and / or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be a fully exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this position.

To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please apply online by March 6, 2016.


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Travel Management
Travel Manager - USA Water Polo, Inc. (Huntington Beach, CA)

POSITION TITLE: Travel Manager
REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing 


SCOPE OF POSITION

This position will manage the travel function and provide additional administrative support.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

Travel Management
• Arrange airline, lodging and ground transportation for all USAWP multi-person travel, including national and pipeline teams, sanctioned tournaments and ODP travel.
• Negotiate with and manage relationships with hotels that host various special events such the Annual Assembly, ODP Regional Championships, ODP Summit, National Training and Selection Camps, Junior Olympics and other Sport Development tournaments, fundraising events such as the Hall of Fame and Golf Tournament, Board Meetings as needed and the Zone Chair Summit.
• Work directly with national teams concerning all aspects and requirements of domestic and foreign travel, including booking all airline flights and assisting managers concerning foreign lodging, meals and ground transportation.
• Establish and maintain relationships with travel providers, ensuring that optimum pricing, rebates and incentives are attained.
• Develop and record travel profiles and preferences for all staff members, and providing reasonable options to travelers within budget prior to booking transportation.
• Liaison with staff and travel providers in the event of emergency or last minute itinerary changes.
• Purchase supplemental travel accident insurance pursuant to USAWP policy.

Other Administrative Duties
• Advise staff as needed during the budget process concerning estimated travel costs.
• Manage“travel request” system, including commitment dates and deadlines, so that internal staff may order travel in a timely and cost effective basis.
• Ensure that travel costs are in within budget prior to booking. Exceptions exceeding 10% or more of budget must be approved in advance by the Chief Executive Officer or the Director of Finance.
• Generate and obtain receipts for all travel purchases on the corporate credit cards.
• Prepare organization’s bank deposits as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
• High School Graduate with minimum of five years of travel purchasing experience including group travel.
• Experience at booking hotels for special events.
• Very strong negotiating skills required.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Ability to work with managers, staff and outside parties concerning travel arrangements.
• Familiarity with working with organizational budgets.
• Experience with Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Extremely well organized, able to work independently and to manage multiple projects.

* Flexibility in work schedule: may require some evening/weekend availability.


AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT
All employment with USA Water Polo is “at-will”. This means that it is indefinite and not for any specific period of time and it can be terminated by you or by the organization at any time, without advance notice or procedures, and for any or no particular reason or cause. It also means that the organization reserves the right to change, in its sole discretion, the terms and conditions of your employment including, but not limited to, your job duties, title, responsibilities, work location, reporting level, compensation and benefits, as well as the organization’s personnel policies and procedures. Although other terms and conditions of employment with the organization may change upon simple notice to you, the “at-will” nature of employment with the organization shall remain unchanged during your tenure as an employee of the organization, and can only be changed by an individualized written agreement, expressly contrary to at-will employment, that is signed by you and by the organization’s CEO.


USA Water Polo, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to inclusion and a diverse workforce.

Please Note: no relocation assistance available.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements through Teamworkonline.com.
 

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

1. Do you have a minimum of 5 years directly related travel management experience?
2. Do you have some flexibility in work schedule?


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