U.S. Soccer Federation

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 

Reporting to the VP, Safeguarding – Response & Welfare, the Safeguarding Coordinator will advance U.S. Soccer’s initiative to provide best playing environments by supporting the administration of U.S. Soccer’s safeguarding program.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Fulfilling U.S. Soccer’s requirements for the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s (“the Center’s”) response and resolution process by:
  •     Taking and making reports, responding to the Center’s information requests
  •     Communicating Center notices and decisions to U.S. Soccer members
  • Responding to member inquiries about Center cases
  • Referring reports of misconduct to appropriate member organizations where required and supporting members’ response and resolution of these reports
  • Updating and maintaining U.S. Soccer’s risk management list and the U.S. Soccer Learning Center’s disciplinary list
  • Assisting in the administration of U.S. Soccer’s safe soccer clearance program by:
  •       Receiving safe soccer clearance modification and suspension requests and preparing them for review
  •        Receiving background screening report appeals and preparing them for review
  • Performing case setup and data entry in U.S. Soccer’s case management database
  • Completing data analysis in U.S. Soccer’s case management database and generating reports on data as needed
  • Assisting in the monitoring and enforcement of U.S. Soccer members’ athlete safety compliance requirements
  • Helping U.S. Soccer meet Center for SafeSport and USOPC compliance requirements and supporting preparation for compliance audits
  • Creating presentation and education materials for safeguarding reporting and response
  • Supporting the VP, Safeguarding – Prevention & Education as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • College degree
  • Able and willing to travel as necessary
  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends as needed

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently, while coordinating and communicating with other members of the legal department
  • Team player
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and functional teams
  • Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers in a small department
  • Maintain confidentiality in work performed
  • Ability to manage multiple, co-current tasks
  • High-level of attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with U.S. Soccer members and their participants, including administrators, coaches, referees, and player parents
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience with data management and reporting
  • Spanish speaking

U.S Soccer is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected under the law. This policy applies to all our employment practices within our organization.

We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA, veterans, parents, and persons with disabilities to apply. 

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