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Administration/General Management: General Management/Profit & Loss
Compliance Manager - US Equestrian Federation (Lexington, KY)

Under general direction of the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and working in coordination with the CCO, this position facilitates and monitors all aspects of Federation compliance programs including development, implementation, and review; conducts competition site inspections; prepares site inspection reports; makes recommendations to the CCO, staff, committees, and task forces regarding competition standards and other compliance matters; develops written communications for the Compliance department; and assists with internal and external audits and reviews.  Additionally, this position coordinates the logistics for contracted compliance representatives, performs research, and completes special projects as assigned.  This position regularly interacts with Senior Staff and US Equestrian members, competitions, and committees.  Approximately 15% travel, including on weekends, is likely.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required.  High school diploma plus four years of experience or Associate’s degree plus two years of experience may substitute for degree requirement (in addition to experience required below).

EXPERIENCE:  At least two years of professional experience in the horse industry required.   More specific experience with equestrian competitions, knowledge of USEF rules, and regulatory or paralegal work experience is preferred.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:  Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Must have a high level of interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy to handle sensitive and confidential situations.  Additionally, the applicant must be able to assess and prioritize projects and issues within the broader mission of the organization.  Ability to adapt and problem-solve with minimal oversight while interacting with members in the field.  Must be proficient in the use of the Internet and Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to move safely and effectively around competition grounds while walking over variable terrain during unpredictable weather conditions for extended periods.

**Please attach a resume in PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.  Candidates should also be prepared to submit a writing sample of 500 words or less upon request**

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?

4. Are you willing to accept an annual salary that is less than $50k?

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Technical Sciences: Chemist
LC-MS Scientist - US Equestrian Federation (Lexington, KY)

In keeping with the mission of the US Equestrian Federation and the Federation Equestre Internationale, the LC-MS scientist performs laboratory procedures for the detection of banned substances in equine samples.  This includes:  following laboratory protocols in accordance with ISO 17025 accreditation; performing instrumental analysis of samples on LC, LC/MS, GC/MS, LC/MS ion trap and LC/MS/MS; developing and updating techniques to improve the detection of banned substances; ensuring accurate and complete documentation of samples and results; preparing results to be presented at legal proceedings; and maintaining a clean, safe and secure laboratory environment.

This position reports directly to the Laboratory Director and has primary management responsibility over Chemists in the Laboratory.  This involves participating in the hiring process, training and mentoring employees, overseeing workflow, evaluating performance and addressing performance issues.  In addition, the LC-MS Scientist conducts research into new methods, drugs and related areas with the goal of improving drug testing and of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  Ph.D. or equivalent in Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacology.

EXPERIENCE:  Three to five years of experience operating LC-MS preferably in drug analysis or post drug development analysis.  Management experience and experience working in an ISO 17025-accredited laboratory preferred, but not mandatory.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have good communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to work effectively with others without close supervision.  Must have supervisory skills and be able to mentor others.  Must be capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines.  Must understand the importance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and be conversant with drug quantification and calculation of measurement uncertainty.  Must be familiar with the demands of an accredited laboratory and an intense QA/QC Program.  Must be capable of conducting research of publishable quality in peer-reviewed journals.  Must be able to present scientific papers at meetings and present evidence at legal proceedings.  Basic knowledge of statistics is preferred, but not 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. Do you have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacology?

4. Are you in the United States on a visa? If so, please list visa type and any restrictions.

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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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