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Sports Science & Medicine Manager - USA Track & Field (Indianapolis, IN)

 BASIC FUNCTION:  Organize and administer sport science and sport medicine programs conducted by USATF’s High Performance department at various times and locales throughout the U.S.


  • Coordinate USATF and USOC sports scientists in their work at USATF High Performance Sport Performance Workshops, competitions and athlete development programs.
  • Coordinate video filming of select events, training camps, and competitions, and maintaining a database of video from those events.
  • Schedule medical visits between select athletes and USATF and USOC contracted providers.
  • Administration of medical services and staff at select competitions, training camps and Workshops.
  • Administration of USATF databases of athlete performance and analytics analysis duties.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support regarding travel, housing, ground transportation, and reimbursements for sport science and medicine staff, select volunteers and athletes.
  • Perform team-support duties for USATF international teams, as requested, such as maintaining equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Coordinate and execute special projects and other duties as assigned.

Individual must maintain compliance with IOC, WADA, USADA, and the Olympic Code in order to provide for maximum sports performance from each athlete. Individual should work cooperatively with USATF High Performance staff and sport science and medicine contractors and volunteers to implement the enhancement of athletic performance and the prevention of potential injuries through programming and other measures.  Position requires frequent travel, domestically and internationally. 


       Minimum Qualifications Required:     

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an exercise / sport science related discipline
  • Ability to organize scientific meetings, educational seminars and conferences.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of track & field, long distance running and race walking is strongly preferred.
  • Good-excellent video-graphic and computer skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass a background screen

        Preferred Education / Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an exercise / sport science related discipline or licensure or certificate in good standing as an Athletic Trainer

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

 NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Frequent travel.

 Applications will be reviewed beginning March 8 and the position will remain open until filled.

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

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in an excercise/sport science related discipline

2. Do you have a Master's degree in an excercise/sport science related discipline

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Summer Internship 2017 - USA Track and Field (Indianapolis, IN)

USA Track and Field’s national office, located in Indianapolis, Indiana, has multiple internship opportunities for the summer of 2017. USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. 

Mission statement: USA Track & Field drives competitive excellence and popular engagement in our sport.

USATF’s internship program stresses flexibility – the start and end dates for each intern is between May and August, but may be tailored to individual schedules. All internships are a minimum of 10 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks, unless other arrangements are made. The candidates will need to relocate to the Indianapolis area during this time frame. You will have the choice to receive a monthly parking pass for a parking facility near our downtown office, and will be responsible for your own housing.  All internships with USA Track & Field are based in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Please submit all applications through our online process only. The deadline for all applications is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Please attach your current resume; this should include recent job experience (work, internships, or volunteer), campus activities, and athletic achievements (if applicable). Please also include a cover letter.

Listed below are the openings for each department along with their roles and responsibilities. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide the corresponding number of the department, in preference order, in which you desire to work. Interns are assigned to one department/area for the duration of their internship. We encourage you to select departments based on your academic background and or current professional interests.

1. Community Relations and Run, Jump, Throw (1 position)

• Assist in execution of local/ national community events

• Assist in administrative work and research surrounding community events

• Identify new opportunities for USATF Elite Athletes and USATF Alumni Association to give back to communities

• Reach out to local organizations to encourage support in USATF Community Outreach events

• Setup and teardown of various events

• Must be a self-starter, have good time management and follow through skills

2. Business Affairs (1 position)

• Assist athletes with eligibility requests

• Assist legal department with department duties

• Prepare educational materials for Athlete Representatives

• Organization of legal/business affairs department

• Attend meetings with internal departments at USATF

• Update webpages as necessary

3. Communications (2 positions)

• Compile and send daily clips to office

• Assist with social media content

• Update athlete bios and create new bios

• Manage youth media opportunities for summer events and hometown media outreach

• Write at least 5 feature stories

• Manage Athlete of the Week (nomination and voting process, interview, write, publish and send story)

• Provide event coverage as assigned; game stories, previews, interviews, features

4. Constituent Services (1 position)

• Work on strategic programs geared to build membership

• Raise awareness of USATF by assisting at events across the country

• Assist in planning the Association Workshop and 2017 USATF Annual Meeting

• Conduct special project geared toward interns' interest.  Past projects have included producing webinar tutorials, conducting NGB benefits research, restructuring Association Grants program, planning USATF Association Rookie Workshop and launching the USATF Honor Roll program

5. Entertainment Properties (1 position)

• Looking for responsible individual who has a serious interest in video production and broadcasting

• Must have previous experience working with studio equipment including video cameras, audio and lighting

• Must be able to produce quality work in Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop

• Assist in execution of event needs; including, but not limited to, setting up athlete interviews, filming B-roll and providing  necessary help with live broadcasts. (travel may be required)

• Assist in creating video content for USATF.TV (web shows, promotions, spotlights, etc.)

• Create video content and animations for social media platforms to promote USATF programs

6. Events (2 positions)

• Attend teleconferences with local organizing committees (LOC) of the Championships to prepare for events

• Assist with Championship webpage updates/build-out

• Monitor Championship registrations (quality standards, memberships, affiliations)

• Assist with design approvals/ordering/shipping of Championships needs (bibs, medals, plaques, registration t-shirts, implements, etc.)

• Create spreadsheets for various needs (budget, hotels, signage, medals, credentials, prize money)

• On-site set-up prior to Championships: (signage, awards stage, tents, tables, etc.)

• Possible on-site roles during Championships: assist with award presentations, packet pick-up, monitor/adjust setups and flow of operations as necessary

• Other duties as assigned

7. Customer Service (1 position)

• The Customer Service intern must be outgoing in nature and enthusiastic to assist our various constituents who range from Individual Members, Club Members, Parents, Fans, Event Organizers, Coaches, Officials, local USATF Associations and internal departments.  The work environment is fast paced, high energy and deadline driven

• Answer daily constituent emails on the topics described above

• Answer daily USATF constituent telephone inquiries on various topics such as Individual Membership, Club Membership, Sanctions, benefits, merchandise orders and upcoming events

• Perform various membership tasks within USATF system as they relate to date of birth verifications, membership association transfers, member password requests and SafeSport course completion updates

• Process USATF merchandise returns on a daily basis

• Assist with special projects on an as needed basis

8.  High Performance/Coaching Education (1 position)

• Assist the HP Department in tracking and monitoring elite and emerging elite performances including current times, eligibility status and personal bests

• Work with various members of the HP Department in event, development, sport science & sports medicine programs

• Assist with packet pick-up, coaches' hospitality and meet management at USATF Outdoor and Junior National Championships

• Manage the Minority Female Coaching Education Scholarship

• Assist in management of the USATF Level 2 Coaching Education School

• Assist Coaching Education Coordinator with the management of Coaching Education Level 1 schools

9. International Teams (1 positon)

• Maintaining and restocking inventory

• Packing for international teams

• Coordinate medical tables and medical supplies for medical staff on all national teams

• Coordinate USATF paperwork (uniform sizing, code of conduct, medical release, and statement of conditions)

• Help upload info to Edge 10

• Assist in the planning of our athlete education program and development of athlete lounges

10. Legal (1 position)

• Contractual drafting and review

• Assist with governance inquiries

• Work with committees that the legal department liaises with (e.g. Law and Legislation, NABR, Ethics Committee), and participate on conference calls when necessary

• Monitor and track intellectual property issues

• Prepare contract execution forms for CEO to sign

• Update webpages, policies (e.g. ADA), and contract management system

• Prepare contract summaries

• Assist with Athlete Representative program

• Attend meetings with all departments internally at USATF and monitor legal issues and needs

11. Marketing (1 position)

• Ad hoc projects

• Assist in the development of detailed marketing plans for USATF championships & programs: collateral production, social media, grassroots promotions

• Assist in building databases

• Coordinate with internal departments to respond quickly to sponsor needs, requests and problems

• Assist with the execution of sponsor promotions

• Coordinate team efforts with other departments to implement marketing ideas/tasks

12. Merchandise (2 positions)

• Travel to select events throughout the summer, including but not limited to; the Junior and Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacrament, CA; USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships; and USATF Hershey Youth Outdoor Championships

• Assist with the planning and implementation of Merchandise Marketing plans, both at events, which involves the design and layout of the on-site USATF Merchandise Store, and on the online store which includes creating email blasts and social media content, launching new product and executing various promotions

• Contribute to the merchandise buying and forecasting process by analyzing sales numbers, historical consumer purchasing habits at retail and e-commerce and current trends in sportswear

• Assist with analyzing overall department efficiency to make improvements on day to day operations of the merchandise department

• Provide excellent customer service through direct interactions at events, online store order fulfillment and managing issues as they arise quickly and effectively

• Support the department in various daily and weekly tasks, including tagging and inventorying product, packing and unpacking from events, and processing and fulfilling online store orders

13. Youth (2 positions)

• Help management prepare and execute youth national championships

• Utilize Youth membership databases to assist with youth related inquiries

• Facilitate date of birth verifications

• Coordinate shipping operations for Youth Department

• Help promote and execute USATF Future Stars initiative

• Coordinate signage at the USATF warehouse 

• Must be able to pass a background check

14. Information Technology (1 positions)

• Support staff with desktop/printer issues and setup (PC's and Mac environment)

• Assist in the administrative and updating of Active Directory

• Assist in the setup and tracking of an asset management system

• Assist in the documentation of policies and procedures

• Must have a can do attitude and a technical aptitude

• Must have excellent technical troubleshooting skills

15. Sanction Program (Insurance) (1 position)

• Assist in coordinating the implementation of the USATF sanction program, which sanctions approximately 8,000 events per year

• Work closely with the Sanction Coordinator to prepare, review and approve the daily upload of USATF sanctioned events

• Communicate and provide customer service to USATF members and event organizers

• Contact various USATF Associations and provide sanctions assistance where necessary

• Assist in the marketing and distribution of sanction program updates and benefits to various constituents

• Develop educational tools for both USATF Associations and event organizers 

• Identify and target key running markets for sanctions program

• Review and update online documentation in connection with sanctions program

• Review events calendar on the USATF website and make edits where necessary

16. Graphic Design (1 position)

• Support the Brand Manager in the daily duties of managing creative brief requests

• Individual willing to work closely with multiple departments to understand creative needs for a variety of projects

• Knowledge of preparing files for print and saving files for the web

• Photo editing

• Assist with maintaining & monitoring the brand of USATF internally and externally

• Candidate must be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite; Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

• Posses good time management and multi-tasking skills

• Organizational skills including the ability to rearrange daily schedule for unexpected projects that may be presented

• Visual communications majors preferred

• Ability to produce logos, print promotional material, design email blast graphics, and develop layouts for merchandise and social media campaigns

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

1. Please list the number of the department of your first preference

2. Please list the number of the department of your second preference

3. Please list the number of the department of your third preference

4. Yes/No: Is an internship required for your degree attainment?

5. Please paste your link of your online portfolio for the Graphic Design department or type N/A

6. Please provide your cumulative GPA (i.e. 2.75)

7. What is one of your career goals (short or long term) and how would this internship experience help you to achieve it? (This question may serve as a writing sample, please answer succinctly

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