About the Position
COLORADO RAPIDS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB
Location: Denver, CO
Status: Full-time Staff Position
Reports To: Manager of Operations
The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club is seeking an Academy Manager to administer our Academy programs through the development of innovative and high quality initiatives and high levels of customer service. Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer seeks an effective administrator who will serve as the primary administrator of on-site (Dick’s Sporting Goods Park) Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club functions. This position is responsible for the organization and administration of Colorado Youth Soccer programming for Academy and selected Burgundy teams as well as a variety of office management duties. The manager will be also responsible for day-to-day tracking of the budget in relation to specified CYS teams.
Assist in the administration and planning for a variety of Rapids Youth Soccer Club programs, including: registration, staff education, risk management, scheduling of fields, ticket offers, uniforms and team related/tournament travel. :
Coordinate onsite camp and Center of Excellence programming, including the planning, promotion coordination, organization, logistics and additional benefits of these programs,
Schedule all Academy and select Burgundy team matches through CYS
Lead administrative efforts on behalf of Academy and select Burgundy teams, including team related and tournament travel related issues,
Coordinate fields for all on-site programming,
Assist the Manager of Operations in all administrative and budget responsibilities associated with the Academy teams and select Burgundy teams,
Coordinate and assist in the administration of contracts and reimbursements for Academy and select Burgundy team coaches.
Assist with Rapids Youth Soccer fundraising activities,
In collaboration with the Marketing and Community Relations Manager coordinate and secure specified marketing initiatives,
Organize and coordinate business meetings for technical and administrative purposes, and,
Work closely with the Manager of Operations to monitor budgets.
Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency and formulate department policies and practices.
Primary onsite risk management coordinator and contact for emergency communication at DSGP (weather, injury, etc.)
Contact and coordinate with Colorado Rapids regarding ticket sales and offers
Oversee Youth Academy interns and assign tasks to Youth Academy interns as appropriate
Manage DSGP office and all administrative and organizational tasks in consultation with the Manager of Operations
Schedule and manage ball kids for 1st team games
Expertise in Microsoft Office
Excellent organizational skills
Understanding of youth development and the youth soccer industry.
Ability to communicate effectively via phone, email, and public speaking and to provide a high level of customer service
Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task effectively
Organizational and personnel management
Fluency in Spanish preferred
Must pass a background check
Working knowledge of accounting practices preferred.
Degree from accredited university in business, sports management, communication, or related major.
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Brenda@rapidsyouthsoccer.org by July 19, 2013. No phone inquiries please.
The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
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