Network Professional, Equipment Operations

  • U.S. Soccer Federation
  • Carson, CA, USA
  • 01 Apr, 2024
Full time Coordinator Logistics Research

Job Description

U.S. Soccer Overview
We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team.
 
U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.
 
The Federation’s core principles set organization-wide standards to identify and foster our culture and inform how we interact and hold each other accountable. These principles guide U.S. Soccer: We Win Together. We Aim High. We Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. To be successful as a USSF employee, it is critical to demonstrate and live up to these principles every day and with every interaction with peers, stakeholders, and partners.
 
The Federation’s core values are the individual attributes and characteristics that staff embody to uphold the organization’s principles and succeed. These values guide our employees: Integrity. Commitment. Teamwork. Respect.
  
Position Description 
Working within the Equipment Department in collaboration with the full-time equipment staff, contribute to the delivery of world class training environments on an “as needed” part-time basis to support the National Teams in domestic and international training camps and competitions. 
 
The position demands a high level of familiarity with the sport of soccer, the products and equipment necessary for training and competition. This position is responsible for exhibiting a high-degree of professionalism and be able to perform in a fast-paced environment.
 
This is a Network position, which is a part-time.
 
Primary Responsibilities 
  • Provide equipment and training support for the National Teams as requested by the Equipment Department
  • Organize, inventory, and issue apparel/equipment for the National Teams 
  • Maintain packing lists of National Team training gear for each domestic/international event
  • Setup, maintain, organize and coordinate laundry for the equipment room and locker rooms while traveling
  • Assist with training session set-up and equipment needs during training
  • Liaison between full-time staff and shipping/logistics vendors both internationally and domestically
  • Familiar with FIFA rules and regulations as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned
 
Requirements
  Minimum Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Ability to lift and handle heavy boxes weighing up to 75 lbs.
  • Experience in sports, athletics or events
  • Capable of working in fast-paced and demanding environments
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Must be able to connect “micro” details to the “macro” vision and mission
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work and execute under pressure and deadlines 
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication combined with a professional demeanor 
  • Able and willing to travel up to 50% of the year 
  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends as needed
 
Desired Qualifications 
  • Passion for soccer
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) 
  • 1-3 years of prior competitive sports team, equipment management experience 
  • History of working with inventory and ordering system(s) 
  • Thorough institutional knowledge of U.S. Soccer’s mission, goals, technical plan, policies, practices, and procedures
  • Previous experience with a club or national team