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Employment Opportunity - Acrobatic Gymnastics Program Director
posted on 11/22/2021

At USA Gymnastics, we are in the midst of a transformation. Our new mission is to build a community and culture of health, safety, and excellence where athletes can thrive in sport and in life. We are focused on creating an athlete-centric organization and are guided by our new organizational values: Safety, Accountability, Integrity, Transparency, and Listening. As part of making safety our highest value, it is part of everyone's role in the organization to prioritize the protection of members, particularly minor athletes, from harm.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for overseeing the strategic development and administration of the Acrobatic Gymnastics Program for USA Gymnastics. This individual will be responsible for execution of the strategic goals, budget management, oversight of the Junior Olympic and Elite Programs, administration of the National Team, grassroots development and coordination with the volunteer committee structure. The Acrobatic Gymnastics Program Director reports to the Chief Programs Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional leadership, vision and oversight for USA Gymnastics' Acrobatic Program
  • Develop and oversee the annual Acrobatic Gymnastics budget
  • Proactively communicate goals, vision and strategy of the program to relevant stakeholders
  • Proactively listen to and constructive work with the Acrobatic community
  • Coordinate development of annual high-performance plan, including activities of the National Team and athlete development pipeline
  • Maximize international competitive opportunities
  • Establish a strong supportive relationship between the USA Gymnastics administration, National Team coaches, the Acrobatic athletes, and other personnel
  • Assist with development and implementation of selection procedures for World Championships, World Games, and other major international competitions
  • Ensure anti-doping compliance with the appropriate regulatory bodies
  • Facilitate the organization of training camps and other domestic and international activities
  • Provide support programs for athletes, coaches, clubs, and administrators
  • Identify ways to grow and develop grassroots activities, including oversight of the Junior Olympic and participatory programs, and the implementation of Rules & Policies for the Acrobatic program
  • Select sites and monitor contracts for national-level competitions, judge's courses, and camps
  • Inventory and distribute National Team apparel
  • Coordinate all technical aspects of the Acrobatic program competitions
  • Coordinate judging clinics, testing and advancement of judges, and maintenance of judges' records
  • Develop materials for USA Gymnastics University and presentations for Congress to benefit the gymnastics community and growth of the sport
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the Acrobatic Program, as necessary
  • All other duties as assigned
Requirements and Competencies
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have experience in and working knowledge of Acrobatic Gymnastics
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and evolving environment
  • Proven strong leadership and project management skills
  • Ability to make decisions and problem solve
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to produce and adhere to budget specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years managerial experience
Other Information
  • This position often requires work in the evenings and over the weekend
  • Domestic and international travel is expected and required
  • Position is based in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Salary commensurate with experience
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.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to recruiting@usagym.org.

USA Gymnastics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer