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» Development Academy Club Service Associate - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)
» Front End Development Specialist - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)
» Major Gifts Officer - United States Soccer Federation (New York Metropolitan Area, NY)
» Marketing Manager - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)
» National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Data Scientist Associate - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)
» Solution Architect - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)
» Sport Scientist - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)
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Information Systems/Technical Services: IT Database Management/Services
Back-end Developer - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer a 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.

Position Overview

The Back-End Developer will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between server-side systems (data warehouse) and user-side applications.

The position will initially focus on unifying data from disparate sources into a data warehouse but will also be responsible for long term strategic design and implementation of a suite of highly robust applications. The position focuses on programming (writing web services and APIs) but also requires a strong understanding of sporting business and technology, and a passion for soccer.

Primary Duties

  • Implement a service layer via web services and APIs that speak to U.S. Soccer’s user-facing applications
  • Collaborate with Analytics team to Design, integrate and maintain database schema and ETL layer to meet the needs of various platforms
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Develop cloud-based data storage solutions and integrations
  • Review new technologies and best practices in enterprise data architecture and their suitability for the organization’s mission and operations
  • Collaborate with all U.S. Soccer departments, external users, and partner organizations in data cleansing and the evolution of existing datasets into efficient and scalable data structures with an eye toward master data management
  • Collaborate with the Technology team to facilitate long-term application and systems integration through centralized cloud-based data structures
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science or a similar field
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of a back-end programming language (preferably Python)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Deep understanding of data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Deep understanding of common APIs and web services: SOAP, REST
  • Deep understanding of relational and dimensional database domains as well as extensive knowledge of IT infrastructure, application programming, and web and software applications
  • Experience designing and maintaining heterogeneous data structures and database management systems like PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Experience with integrating multiple data sources and managing large data structures (data warehouse, data lake) in cloud architectures (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with Hadoop is a plus
  • Experience in Agile environments/Agile development methodologies (scrum, JIRA)
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of data usage in sports and sports business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Full-time position, 40+ hour work week
  • Weekend and holiday work required
  • Travel may be required

An ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

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

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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Corporate Accountant - 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

As a critical member within the Finance department, the Corporate Accountant serves the organization's staff, department heads, Senior Executives and Federation members through planning and reporting.  A crucial process is driving the compilation and creation of the annual budget which assists our longer-term planning and strategic decision making.  This role also provides reports across a number of areas including National Team games, International games, Membership data, Sponsor activity, and Investments while assisting in projects and analysis as necessary. 

  • Budgeting, Planning and Strategic Analysis 
    • Manages the compilation and creation of the annual budget including department detail, department summaries, and top-line corporate summaries
    • Prepares monthly variance reports for review and analysis with department managers

    • Analyzes financial trends and corporate activity for strategic decision making and forecasting

  • Reporting

    • Game/Events
      • Manages National Team game closeouts, including ticket revenue analysis, venue financials and overall financial performance
      • All financial reports of the International Game closeout process including ticket report reconciliation
    • Membership support
      • Tracks and reports on membership registration revenue activity

      • Ensures proper reporting for annual National Council voting rights

    • Sponsor/Marketing Activity

      • Manages the reporting, analysis and quarterly billing of revenue generated from our sponsorship partner

    • Investment reporting
      • Manages monthly investment account analysis and reporting
      • Involved in strategic investment meetings and analysis
  • Special projects, analysis and support as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, CPA required
  • 5-8 years of progressive Finance experience
  • Prior audit experience a plus
  • Budgeting and Planning experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and a Financial ERP system (Sage MIP preferred, Oracle, Hyperion Reporting)
  • Strong verbal, written and in-person communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • 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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Internships: Athlete Management/Coaching
Development Academy Club Service Associate - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport.  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, fans and members.  We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work as part of a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that offers a casual work environment, inclusive culture, an atmosphere for professional development and internal career growth opportunities.  

The Opportunity:

The Development Academy mission is to impact everyday club environments. Expansion into Zone 1 boys’ soccer and the addition of a girls’ program creates opportunities for the addition of dedicated Development Academy staff to support member clubs. The Development Academy staffing structure currently provides full-time opportunities within this department based on employee performance and fit. This opportunity is aimed at applicants that are college graduates seeking professional careers in the sport of soccer, specifically youth player development. 

Primary Duties of the Position:

  • Build relationships with Academy clubs and provide outstanding customer service through regular communication, training and support
  • Work collaboratively with Academy Coordinator team to filter messages and respond to inquiries in a timely manner
  • Establish existing and new avenues to support and positively impact player, coach and referee development
  • Expert knowledge of the Academy philosophy with ability to interpret rules, regulations and policies
  • Support Technical Staff with implementation of Academy program initiatives
  • Serve as liaison to clubs, referees, and Technical Staff to assist Academy Coordinator team with events and registration
  • Manage game day Academy operations (may include evening/weekend availability)

Education/Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of the sport and the overall soccer landscape in the U.S.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focus to solve complex and urgent situations
  • Exceptional 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, etc.)
  • Experience in developing/supporting technology platforms or database management is a plus
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Commitment
  • Possess a growth mindset; open-minded and seek challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions; no excuses
  • Request feedback and 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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Information Systems/Technical Services: IT Database Management/Services
Front End Development Specialist - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer a 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.

Position Overview

The Front End Development Specialist will be responsible for overseeing and executing the design, programming, and long-term integration of U.S. Soccer’s web applications and platforms.

The position will initially focus on collaborating with third-party software development partners, but will also be responsible for guiding strategic design and execution of cloud-based enterprise web and mobile applications. The position focuses on software, but also requires a strong understanding of sports business and technology, and a passion for soccer.

Primary Duties

  • Consult with software development partners on web and mobile application design, implementation, and ongoing development
  • Assist with ongoing optimization of ussoccer.com and other organization websites, including web design and development
  • Continuously investigate trends and best practices in UX/UI and their suitability for the organization’s web and mobile applications
  • Collaborate with all U.S. Soccer departments, external users, and partner organizations to understand both current and future use cases
  • Develop web and mobile applications within a cloud-based service-oriented architecture
  • Collaborate with the Technology team to align software development with organization-wide technology strategy
  • Drive the ongoing evolution of existing software solutions to increase efficiency and empower data-driven insights in all aspects of the organization
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • Expertise in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and MVC frameworks such as ReactJS or AngularJS
  • Deep experience in creating user-facing applications via calls to a service layer (e.g., ServiceStack)
  • Experience in Agile environments/Agile development methodologies (scrum, JIRA)
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages is a plus: PHP, Ruby, C++, C#, Perl, Python, R, etc.
  • Experience with developing applications in cloud architectures (Azure, AWS) and mobile app development tools (Xamarin, Amazon Mobile Hub)
  • Experience with common APIs and web services: SOAP, REST
  • Good understanding of relational and dimensional database domains (PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, etc.)
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of mobile and web applications in sports and sports business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Full-time position, 40+ hour work week
  • Weekend and holiday work required
  • Travel may be required

An ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Exceptional UX/UI design skills
  • 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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Membership: Fundraising/Major Gifts
Major Gifts Officer - United States Soccer Federation (New York Metropolitan Area, NY)

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 seek motivated, passionate, skilled 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.

Position Description

As a critical member of U.S. Soccer, the Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is charged with generating significant philanthropic support in the region.  The individual is responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects and also participates in donor stewardship activities.  The MGO manages a regional portfolio of approximately 150 donors and prospects capable of making a gift of $10,000+ and identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards these very important colleagues of U.S. Soccer. 

 Primary Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the CAO, establish an annual operating plan with measurable performance objectives linked to U.S. Soccer fundraising goals
  • Manage all aspects of the gift cycle including:
  • Initiate contacts with potential major gift donors
  • Develop appropriate cultivation strategies (e.g., in-person visits, telephone, email, and events)
  • Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure
  • Make solicitations when appropriate
  • Maintain stewardship contacts with donors (e.g., attend U.S. Soccer events; FIFA World Cups)
  • Monitor all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations
  • Work collaboratively with Development Department staff to organize and host special events
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Masters preferred
  • 3+ years with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts of $10,000+
  • Passion for the sport of soccer
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willing to travel

Desired Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be able to: 
  • Manage multiple activities simultaneously
  • Create compelling gift proposals
  • Articulate our organization’s vision, values and programs in an engaging and motivating manner
  • Understand the needs and interest of donors and potential donors
  • Adapt to changing priorities
  • Write communications with attention to detail
  • Work well independently and also collaborate well with colleagues across our organization
  • Be professional, discrete, and maintain confidentiality in all matters of staff and donor privacy

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 

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Manager - 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 seek motivated, passionate, skilled 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.

Position Description

Seeking a highly motivated marketing manager - brand & creative – who is passionate about establishing U.S. Soccer as the preeminent sport in the U.S.  The marketing manager will be responsible for helping manage U.S. Soccer’s creative to meet U.S. Soccer’s business and brand objectives.  In this role, you will act as the brand steward – working closely with the brand director, creative teams (external agency partners, internal designers, social media managers, etc.) and other U.S. Soccer constituents to ensure a strong and cohesive brand presence across all U.S. Soccer’s touch-points.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees creative development for U.S. Soccer across the marketing mix from social media to TV, to event branding and more to ensure creative is executed at the highest quality.
  • Works with brand director and subject matter experts to ensure effective storytelling across communication and fan touch-points.
  • Solid understanding of creative development process – can identify potential issues and work collaboratively toward effective solutions.
  • Builds and maintains timelines and budgets and works collaboratively with internal teams and external agency partners to ensure projects are completed on budget and on-schedule.  
  • Builds solid understanding of production landscape to ensure U.S. Soccer is utilizing best in-class partners, receiving best in class service and is continuously innovating.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required with 3+ years of marketing or agency account or project management experience or Master's Degree with an internship in brand or marketing
  • Can inspire and cultivate great creative
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects on varying timelines
  • Strong collaboration skills. Ability to work up, down and across functional areas
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Exhibits professional maturity
  • Demonstrates a genuine desire and passion for the business
  • Must be willing to travel

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 

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Data Scientist Associate - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)

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.

Position Description

Working with the HPD, contribute to the support and delivery of world class performance support to all players in the NWSL, as well as WNT and U23 players

High Performance Department (HPD) Overview

Mission

  • Maximize performance across all sport development programs

Objectives

  • Provide multi-disciplinary expertise
  • Integrate high performance into everyday environment
  • Develop innovative and soccer specific research

Strategy

  • Utilize multi-disciplinary standards
  • Implement systematic and evidence based approaches
  • Make information accessible and practical
  • Develop and manage a network of qualified experts

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide Performance support for the NWSL as requested by the HPD, SSM and WNT high performance staff
  • Provide, maintain and monitor performance data and reports for all NWSL and WNT players
  • Assist in the development of the NWSL physical and wellness database utilizing the latest technology
  • Assist with statistical analysis of performance data
  • Travel and assist with performance testing for NWSL clubs
  • Ensure the highest standards of data and player information is collected in line with the requirements of the HPD and the USSF
  • Develop resources and provide support to the NWSL clubs in relation to ongoing prehab, injury prevention, recovery, nutrition, travel, environment and conditioning strategies
  • Assist in various USSF Sport Science research projects intended to evolve women’s soccer to meet world class standards

Other duties as assigned or required.  May include:  

  • Help support the department with research within performance and medicine
  • Support the development of internal resources required within the High Performance Department
  • Travel and provide support to the US U23 WNT

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc in Sport Science (or equivalent)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Accreditation
  • Practical performance experience within elite sport
  • Experience handling and analyzing performance data
  • Knowledge and experience of performance requirements for female athletes
  • Significant experience working with GPS and other monitoring systems

Desirable Qualifications

  • MSc in Sport Science/Kinesiology/Physiology or related field
  • Experience working in collaboration with coaches and other support staff
  • Effective academic and applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physical performance development
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Understanding of PowerBi and Tableau
  • Proficient on computer with software such as: Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access and Video Editing
  • Strong verbal, written, in-person and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, data collection, planning and leadership skills

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 

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Information Systems/Technical Services: IT Database Management/Services
Solution Architect - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer a 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.

Position Overview

The Solution Architect will be responsible for overseeing and executing the design, implementation, growth and long-term integration of databases and other data stores underlying U.S. Soccer’s applications and platforms.

The position will initially focus on collaborating with third-party development and integration partners, but will also be responsible for long term strategic design and implementation of a cloud-based enterprise data architecture. The position focuses on data integration, but also requires a strong understanding of sporting business and technology, and a passion for soccer.

Primary Duties

  • Design, integrate and maintain databases using a variety of a structures to meet the needs of various platforms
  • Develop cloud-based data storage solutions and integrations
  • Consult with internal and external development partners on database implementation
  • Review new technologies and best practices in enterprise data architecture and their suitability for the organization’s mission and operations
  • Collaborate with all U.S. Soccer departments, external users, and partner organizations in data cleansing and the evolution of existing datasets into efficient and scalable data structures with an eye toward master data management
  • Collaborate with the Technology team to facilitate long-term application and systems integration through centralized cloud-based data structures
  •  Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science or a similar field
  • Deep understanding of relational and dimensional database domains as well as extensive knowledge of IT infrastructure, application programming, and web and software applications
  • Experience designing and maintaining heterogeneous data structures and database management systems like PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with managing large data structures (data warehouse, data lake) in cloud architectures (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with Hadoop is a plus
  • Experience with common APIs and web services: SOAP, REST
  • Experience in Agile environments/Agile development methodologies (scrum, JIRA)
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of data usage in sports and sports business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Full-time position, 40+ hour work week
  • Weekend and holiday work required
  • Travel may be required

An ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Graduate degree is a plus
  • Knowledge of BI, Analytics, AI, and machine learning is a plus
  • 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
  • Passion for soccer

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Sport Scientist - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)

Job Title:                             National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Sport Scientist

Location:                             Carson, CA; may be required to relocate to 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.

 

Position Description

Working with the HPD, contribute to the design and delivery of world class performance support to all players in the NWSL, as well as WNT and U23 players.

 

High Performance Department (HPD) Overview

Mission

  • Maximize performance across all sport development programs

Objectives

  • Provide multi-disciplinary expertise.
  • Integrate high performance into everyday environment.
  • Develop innovative and soccer specific research.

Strategy

  • Utilize multi-disciplinary standards.
  • Implement systematic and evidence based approaches.
  • Make information accessible and practical.
  • Develop and manage a network of qualified experts.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Provide Performance support for the NWSL as requested by the HPD, SSM and WNT high performance staff
  • Support and develop performance monitoring systems, data and staff working within the NWSL.
  • Provide, maintain and monitor reports, as and when directed, specifically regarding US WNT players training and competing with the NWSL clubs.
  • Manage and develop the NWSL physical and wellness database utilizing the latest technology
  • Travel and conduct performance testing and educational workshops for the NWSL clubs.
  • Assist in the delivery of educational workshops to the NWSL clubs throughout the season, including ongoing webinars and dissemination of relevant research topics.
  • Assist in the management and development of sport science staff within the NWSL.
  • Ensure the highest standards of data and player information is collected in line with the requirements of the HPD and the USSF
  • Develop resources and provide support to the NWSL clubs in relation to ongoing prehab, injury prevention, recovery, nutrition, travel, environment and conditioning strategies
  • Travel and provide support to the NWSL clubs during training.
  • Travel and provide support to the US U23 WNT during games and training camps.
  • To be involved in the review, development and co-ordination of USSF Sport Science research projects, contributing to an evolving World class sport science support program for women’s soccer.

Other duties as assigned or required.  May include:    

  • Contribute to the education of staff and coaches within the federation and those enrolled onto federation specific qualification pathways.
  • Help support the department with research within performance and medicine
  • Support the development of internal resources required within the High Performance Department
  • Travel and provide support to the US WNT
  • Support, manager and develop high performance associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • MSc in Sport Science/Kinesiology/Physiology or related field
  • BSc in Sport Science (or equivalent)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Accreditation
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical performance experience within elite sport
  • Knowledge and experience of performance requirements for female athletes
  • Significant experience working with GPS and other monitoring systems.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience of performance requirements for female adult and youth athletes
  • Experience working in collaboration with coaches and other support staff
  • Effective academic and applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physical performancedevelopment.
  • On field performance support experience (S&C, recovery, warm up/cool downs)
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Proficient on computer with software such as: Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access and Video Editing
  • Strong verbal, written, in-person and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, data collection, planning and leadership skills

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 

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Sporting Development Associate: Referee Department - 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.

 Department Overview

The Sporting Development Associate will work within the Referee Department, reporting to the Referee Program Coordinator and is based at U.S. Soccer’s headquarters in Chicago, Ill.  The core function of the position is to facilitate the day-to-day duties of working with the Game Officials, Sales Force and other platforms used within the department. This opportunity is aimed at applicants that are college graduates seeking professional careers in the sport of soccer.

Primary Duties:

  • Review current teams in Game Officials from various leagues to determine if they are still affiliated.
  • Review playing locations and teams in Game Officials for duplicate identities.
  • Responsible for answering email sent to the general department email account
  • Check registration packets of National level officials, assessors, and instructors and make sure they have met all requirements before sending.
  • Obtain correct addresses for returned registration packets.
  • Merge Salesforce duplicate accounts.
  • Complete and send out Certificate of Insurance requests.
  • Assist in planning of various Referee Programs Events.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Education/Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of the sport and the overall soccer landscape in the U.S.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focus to solve complex and urgent situations
  • Exceptional 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, etc.)
  • Experience in developing/supporting technology platforms or database management is a plus
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus, but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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 

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