Basic Function: Serve as primary liaison and administrator for all SafeSport matters.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serve as primary liaison to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, US Center for SafeSport, other national governing bodies, youth organizations, etc. for all Safe Sport matters.
- Keep CEO and COO, and others as appropriate, apprised of all important issues related to USATF’s Safe Sport program.
- Review, update and develop all USATF Safe Sport policies and procedures. Work closely with various departments to ensure best practices are created, communicated and consistently followed.
- Receive, track, investigate, and adjudicate complaints, including assisting the necessary parties with investigating Safe Sport complaints and other policy violations.
- Provide communication to all relevant parties on progress and status of complaints, investigation, hearing procedures, appeals and final resolutions.
- Oversee all Safe Sport training and education completions among various constituent groups (USATF staff, officials, coaches, volunteers, etc.) to ensure that comprehensive training is provided on Safe Sport matters. Deploy training requirements and ensure compliance with training requirements.
- Manage all communications with and relationships with relevant service providers, including but not limited to: educational program providers, websites, USCSS, etc.
- Ensure there are effective tracking systems for compliance, complaints and related matters, and provide updates and status reports as appropriate.
- Continually monitor relevant subject matter, identify issues and trends.
- Disseminate information through USATF newsletters, emails, social media, USATF’s website etc.
- Provide regular and consistent information to Association Safe Sport Volunteer Coordinators
- Manage and oversee audits from regulatory bodies (USOPC and USCSS) and insurance carrier(s) to ensure compliance with safety measures and policies.
- Organize, schedule, and administer background screen appeal hearings for individuals whose criminal history records require USATF’s review.
- Stay up to date with USOPC and USCSS standards and training.
- Serve as an information resource for USATF constituents.
- Plan and bring educational opportunities to the Annual Meeting and other meetings, as appropriate.
- Work with Associations, members, coaches, athletes, parents and volunteers to increase understanding of Safe Sport.
- Other duties and projects as assigned.
- Master’s level degree in relevant discipline (legal studies, social services, law enforcement, etc.) preferred. Bachelor’s degree required, or equivalent work experience.
- Minimum of 3-5 years working experience in related field.
- Solid interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills.
- Ability to assess a problem objectively and move through problem solving effectively using discretion and judgement.
- Possess excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills with attention to detail.
- Experience with conducting multiple party/complex investigations including interviewing skills, assessments and recommendations.
- Must be able to pass a USATF background screen and drug test.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift heavy boxes. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Non-Physical Demands: Available for travel and working weekends.
USA Track and Field are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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