o Execute short and long-term strategies and programs for maintaining the BMX programs at the top of the international standings through competitions plans, allocation of resources, team selection criteria, and support staff management.
o Responsible for ensuring athletes are supported at the highest possible level to achieve remarkable international success
o Identify, recruit, and develop new talent for the BMX race program through management of the USA Cycling BMX Development Team.
o Lead 20+ athletes, multiple staff members, and coordinate a wide range of external partners and stakeholders.
o Ensure athlete selection and program access processes are adhered to and implemented in a fair and transparent manner.
o Collaborate with all stakeholders for success in fundraising, sponsorship development, brand management, and external communications.
o Effectively recruit and manage support staff and partners.
o Execute day-to-day operations of the program to ensure the efficient use of facility, financial and people resources. Manage facility operation including maintenance of equipment and athlete access.
o Oversee budget management, expense reporting and reimbursements for both freestyle and race programs.
o Foster a supportive and positive environment which ensures the health and well-being of athletes and staff.
o Administer BMX sessions in the absence of BMX & Sprint Performance Director and Assistant Coach, including the gate start system, timing systems and general facilitation of sessions.
o Maintain a high level of contact with key partners within the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and ensure that program requests are completed.
o Schedule medical coverage with Sports medicine and with Track/BMX Freestyle sessions.
o Other duties as assigned.
o Extensive sports administration skills and demonstrated leadership experience
o Adaptability: quickly learning complex systems and intricate policies in a rapidly changing environment, and the ability to recommend and implement improvements
o Strong decision making capabilities along with the ability to work independently
o Teamwork: working selflessly with others in the pursuit of a common cause
o Unimpeachable ethical standards with a strong commitment to clean sport and the well-being of athletes
o Power to build positive, professional relationships with internal and external customers and members of the Cycling community
o Positive, can-do attitude with ability to be creative in overcoming resource limitations
o Willingness to work non-traditional work hours including some weekends and holidays
o Associate’s Degree preferred or related work experience Experience
o Basic account budgeting experience with spreadsheets
o Strong sport management background and understanding of BMX race and freestyle events
o Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), team management software, training and performance analysis software, video editing software, cloud based file sharing systems
o Frequent air and ground travel will be required
Compensation and Benefits:
o This is a full-time position that will be based in San Diego, California.
o Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.
o Comprehensive benefits package, an exciting work environment and inclusive culture.
USA Cycling is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.