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Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City

Team Administrator, SKC Academy

Country

Role Type

USA

Academy

Posting Date

Jan 16, 2023

Role description

The Academy Team Administrator manages the team operations for the Sporting Kansas City Academy teams and assists in managing the operations of the Sporting Kansas City first team and Sporting Kansas City II second team. Additionally, the Assistant Team Administrator will support the SKC Technical Staff and Players in all their day-to-day operations.Sporting Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and equity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.  We encourage all talented individuals looking for a challenge to applyEssential FunctionsManage the day-to-day operations for Sporting KC U19 – U12 Academy teams.Manage the SKC Academy Center of Excellence programs.Manage track SKC Academy budget.Plan execute various events such as team travel, tryouts, tournaments and more.Coordinate communicate team and facility schedules and calendars with staff, players academy parents.Register Academy teams for various competitions and leagues.Coordinate scheduling and other needs with the management of SKC Academy’s training facility, Swope Soccer Village.Communicate with various Sporting KC front office departments including accounting, communications, community relations, marketing, partnerships, people team, and others as needed.Assist with SKC Academy Residential Program.Assist with Team Administration of Sporting Kansas City and Sporting KC II.Maintain create various relationships inside and outside of the organization.Maintain develop a competitive successful team environment.·        Support Sporting Kansas City’s mission, vision and purpose.·        Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.·        Perform other related tasks or projects as assigned. Personal AttributesAdaptation to the four Sporting Kansas City Core Values; Team First, Work Ethic, Intelligence Winning Mentality.Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills.Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.Must possess a strong, positive, and self-motivated work ethic.Strong problem-solving skills.Detail-oriented.Have a desire to continually improve from both individual team perspectives. Exemplify a growth mindset.Passionate about professional sports, including soccer and team operations.Ability to demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy. Strong teamwork aptitude required.High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive, confidential situations and information.Professional appearance and attitude, as well as ability to work with others. Skills ExperienceOne (1) to three (3) years of related experience.Prior experience in team operations preferred.Experience in soccer required.Bachelor’s degree in relative field required. Master’s degree preferred.Capacity to adapt to the unique and vibrant Kansas City market.Must be able to fluently speak, read, and write in the English language.Spanish language fluency preferred.High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint Calendar. Physical AttributesThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate or Apprentice to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:Required to sit, stand and walk.Use hands operate and feel objects, tools or controls.Reach with hands and arms.Required to talk and hear consistently.Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.Associate may be required to travel.Ability to work non-traditional hours and game days, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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