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10 Dec 2021

Full-Time Girl’s Program Lead

USA Volleyball – Posted by usav21 Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job Description

About USA Volleyball

Would you like to work in the Olympic movement with one of the most successful organizations serving one of the fastest growing and exciting sports in the world? USA Volleyball (USAV) is the national governing body for beach, indoor, sitting, snow, and para-beach volleyball in the United States with over 400,000 members, responsible for selecting the Olympic and Paralympic volleyball teams. USA Volleyball also supports a network of regional associations, youth and junior programs, national championships, coaching and officials training, grassroots development, and the SafeSport initiative. Visit www.usavolleyball.org for more.

USAV is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our programs and activities or our employment practices. To learn more about USAV’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, please visit our DEI page at: https://www.teamusa.org/usa-volleyball/dei.

Job Description

The Girls Indoor Lead, of the National Team Development Program (NTDP)  is a regular full-time position reporting to the senior manager, NTDP.  The successful candidate will assume a critical role in coordinating our efforts to identify, recruit, and accelerate the development of high potential youth volleyball players for the ultimate purpose of strengthening future Senior National Teams and improving international competitiveness across Olympic and Paralympic Disciplines of the game. Critically, every initiative within the NTDP will be constructed with the long-term health and wellness of the athlete in mind. Specifically, this position serves as the primary point of contact and management of Girls Indoor programs, events, Age Group National Teams, athlete pathways, and associated logistics. Extended hours are to be expected to include some nights, weekends and holidays. Cross departmental support is a general expectation of all USAV employees. The position is in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Lead Girls Indoor program logistics and operations to include event locations, contracts for hosts, registrations, independent contractors, transportation, and on-site operations.
  • Lead the optimization of departmental resources through effective financial planning and management. Develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Lead NTDP Training Series and local/regional Accelerator initiatives for Girls Indoor to provide differentiated and developmentally appropriate training and competition experiences for selected athletes.
  • Serve as Team Leader for Age Group National Teams for domestic training and international competitions, including management of logistics, travel, and athlete oversight.
  • Coordinate processes for athlete selection and post-scout ranking. Critically evaluate current processes for areas of improvement to maximize benefit to our athletes and the sport of volleyball.
  • Support recruitment of selected athletes and utilize effective communication strategies in support of athletes, parents, club coaches, directors, and Region Commissioners for Girls Indoor.
  • Support the implementation of athlete evaluation initiatives including process development, calibration across the NTDP Scouting Network, and creation of feedback reports.
  • Support the creation and implementation of individual athlete development plans, athlete tracking initiatives, and athlete development research.
  • Support the implementation of metrics to evaluate and report upon athlete progress, athlete, coach, and parent engagement, stakeholder satisfaction, and program impact.
  • Support the NTDP Academy to provide high quality, online learning experiences for athletes, coaches/club directors, and parents.
  • Support the development of a national network of qualified scouts to effectively identify high potential youth players in each discipline of the Game.
  • Collaborate with internal departments effectively market, and communicate all elements of the NTDP to athletes, parents, coaches, Regions, and other various stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Coach Education and National Team staffs to ensure that programs, philosophies, and language are aligned across the competitive spectrum.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in event/program management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of holistic youth athlete development is required. This includes but is not limited to technical, tactical, physical, and mental/psychological development of youth sport athletes.
  • Volleyball coaching and/or playing experience is not required but will be positively considered.
  • Experience with Hudl online video platform and athlete data management systems is a plus.
  • Learning centric, curious, creative, and diversely influenced
  • Ability to think critically, solve problems, and learn from mistakes
  • Driven to seek out and synthesize different ideas and perspectives that can contribute to innovative and impactful programs in support of our strategic initiatives
  • Prompt, professional, and detail oriented with a genuine commitment to deliver world-class programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to listen effectively and speak with candor, empathy, and humility to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficient with office-related software including word processing, database and spreadsheet
  • Ability to collaborate within a team setting, across departments, and across stakeholder groups
  • Passion and energy to promote and engage people of diverse backgrounds and identities
  • Must be able to successfully pass a USAV background screening (prior to hire date).
  • Must successfully complete SafeSport training within two weeks of hire date and remain current.

Salary: $20.00/hr.

 Benefits:

USAV also offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees to include:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • Up to 14.5 paid holidays per year
  • 403B retirement plan
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Parental Leave
  • Robust EAP and wellness program
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Benefits may be modified or discontinued from time to time at the company’s discretion as permitted by law

How to Apply

Applications accepted online only. Phone calls not accepted.  Applications must be received by no later than Friday, December 21, 2021. Please ensure your cover letter addresses your interest in USAV and the position. https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/3611/USA-Volleyball

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 47 days.

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