Soccer Operations Assistant (Temporary Nov/Dec 2017)

US-FL-Bradenton
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-3830
# of Openings
1
Category
Athletics

Overview

Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

 

We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

  • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
  • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
  • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
  • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
  • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

Responsibilities

Job Title: Soccer Operations Assistant, Temporary

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

EEO Category: Administrative Support

Department:  Athletics, Soccer

Position Summary:  Responsible for the day-to-day operational organization of the soccer program. Provide administrative support to the coaches, staff, and student-athletes to ensure operational excellence and delivery of the program.

 

Position Responsibilities

Team Equipment and Uniform Management

  • Assist in the ordering, distribution and maintenance of all training / game day uniforms, balls, equipment, etc.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures regarding distribution of equipment for all sports, to include fitting and issuance of equipment
  • Maintain inventory and records of incoming/outgoing equipment, apparel and gear
  • Develop strategy/calendar for equipment repair and maintenance
  • Assist with unpaid and overdue equipment for all student-athletes who have lost, damaged, or failed to return uniforms or equipment

Team Roster Administration

  • Responsible for making player ID cards for all amateur players under appropriate league regulations for foreign and domestic players

Soccer Facilities Management

  • Upkeep of all goals/benches/nets on site on a weekly scheduled basis
  • Oversee all sponsorship signage is accurate, up to date & acceptable (Signs Now/IMG Marketing)
  • General maintenance of Stadium Scoreboard ( bi-annually / as needed )(Daktronics/Scoreboard Enterprises)
  • Submit all maintenance tickets for all issues that cannot be resolved by soccer staff (Washing Machines/Cable/DVD, power)
  • Point of Contact for all Officials / Visiting Teams entering site ( Bus parking, field assignments, )
  • Assist in game day operations (Water, Gatorade activation, Athletic Trainer)
  • Prepare cameras/film/transfer and distribute match day films for game analysis & college coaches

Team Relations

  • Liaison to all short time guests/teams (Assist with equipment, hydration and access to IMG facilities)

USL Event and League Administration

  • Administrative assistant to General manager (USL) for all match day paperwork (scheduling/registration/match reports/payment of referees/press releases)
  • Adhere to all USL standards to avoid fines.
  • Locker Room / Field Set up (PA/scoreboard/announcement/signage/towels/water)

Other

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management, Business or related field or experience
  • Experience in a collegiate sport specific program
  • Knowledge of High School athletics
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work with diverse group of student athletes, parents and staff
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand budgeting principles
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues

Preferred Skills

  • Bilingual
  • Experience playing, coaching or managing a soccer team or club

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required 

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO Statement

EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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