Employment Opportunity - Women’s Junior Olympic Program Director
posted on 02/06/2019

General Description
The Women’s Junior Olympic Program Director is responsible for the oversight and administration of all aspects of the Women’s Junior Olympic Program. This individual works closely with all Women’s Program Committees and reports to the Vice President of Women’s Program.

Responsibilities

  1. Oversee all aspect of USA Gymnastics’ Women’s Junior Olympic Program, Levels 1-10.
  2. In conjunction with the National Junior Olympic Committee Chair, develop timelines for various projects for the Junior Olympic program.
  3. In conjunction with the Junior Olympic Committee Chair, maintain records for gymnasts dropping back into the Junior Olympic program from the Elite program.
    • Develop a system for monitoring previous elite gymnasts’ eligibility to drop back.
  4. In conjunction with the Junior Olympic and Technical Committees, develop, guide and implement competitive and technical rules for the Junior Olympic Program.
  5. In conjunction with the Women’s Program Committee Chair (WPCC), develop annual strategic plan and budget for the Junior Olympic Program.
  6. In conjunction with the Junior Olympic Committee, facilitate the design, and production of all aspects of the Junior Olympic compulsory routines.
    • Facilitate the organization of National and Regional Compulsory Workshops and related educational activities.
    • Develop timelines for the project.
    • Facilitate the hiring of choreographers for Balance Beam and Floor Exercise.
    • Facilitate the organization of the creation of the text for a book and a digital copy.
    • Facilitate the organization of athletes for demonstration used in the video and workshops.
    • Facilitate the organization of apparel for all participants at the National Workshops.
    • Organize the travel for all participants at the National Workshops.
    • Facilitate the organization of the video production.
    • Facilitate the music development.
    • Develop and administer contracts for subcontractors involved in the creation of the compulsory routines.
  7. In conjunction with the Junior Olympic and Technical Committees, facilitate the design, and production of all aspects of the Junior Olympic Code of Points.
    • Facilitate the organization of National and Brevet Judges’ Courses for the new Code.
    • Develop timelines for the project.
    • Facilitate the organization of the creation of the text for a book and a digital copy.
    • Organize the travel for all participants at the National /Brevet Judges’ Courses.
    • Develop and administer contracts for subcontractors involved in the creation of the Code of Points.
  8. Update annually and revise institutional documents including Rules and Policies, Operating Code and other technical materials.
  9. Facilitate the organization of compulsory workshops and related educational activities.
  10. Contribute educational materials to USA Gymnastics University, as requested.
  11. Assist with education, and materials of the Junior Olympic Program as needed.
  12. Oversee all activities of the Junior Olympic National Team.
    • Organize and arrange for all Training camp staff.
    • Organize information to be distributed at JO Nationals for National team members.
    • Organize apparel for Training Camp.
    • Organize all aspects of the Junior Olympic National Team Training Camp including invitations to All Around winners from Level 9 East/West Championships.
  13. Participate in designated committee meetings and provide administrative support for committees.
  14. Respond to any calls or correspondence from the gymnastics community relating to the Junior Olympic Program by directing them to the appropriate volunteer, i.e. State, Regional Chair.
  15. Plan and organize Women’s Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships.
  16. Assist in the planning and organization of Level 9 East/West Championships and the Nastia Liukin Cup.
    1. Work closely with the Events department to select sites and monitor contracts, and coordinate event operations.
    2. Maintain statistics and records for National Junior Olympic qualifying competitions and athletes.
    3. Administrate all aspects of the Nastia Liukin Cup Series.
    4. Coordinate apparel orders and distribution.
    5. Work with designated committees to secure judges.
  17. Serve on the USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Committee.
    • Contribute to the implementation of Safe Sport policies.
    • Participate in USA Gymnastics Safe Sport initiatives.
    • Educate members on Safe Sport policy and procedure.
  18. Participate in the administration of Regional and National Congresses.
    • Lecture on Junior Olympic Program topics.
  19. Assist Program Council member on the Board of Directors with semi-annual reports.
  20. All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5-7 years experience within USA Gymnastics women’s Junior Olympic program as an athlete, coach, judge or administrator, or club owner. The preferred candidate is a highly organized individual with excellent written and oral communication skills and must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple assignments, and have the ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Domestic travel is required.

Position is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

USA Gymnastics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

To apply, send cover letter referencing this position and a detailed resume to:
recruiting@usagym.org

POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED


Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. USA Gymnastics sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics, including selecting and training the U.S. Gymnastics Teams for the Olympics and World Championships; promoting and developing gymnastics on the grassroots and national levels, as well as a safe, empowered and positive training environment; and serving as a resource center for members, clubs, fans and gymnasts throughout the United States. USA Gymnastics also provides continuing education resources for new and experienced coaches, instructors and professional members. USA Gymnastics encompasses six disciplines: women’s gymnastics, men’s gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (aka group gymnastics). The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes while focusing on their safety and well-being.