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Orlando City SC & Orlando Pride

Orlando City SC & Orlando Pride

Team Operations - Academy Team Administrator

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USA

Academy

Jan 10, 2024

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About Orlando City and Orlando Pride:
With two major professional teams, Orlando City and Orlando Pride, the Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) has established itself as one of the preeminent Clubs in professional soccer.Orlando City joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the league's 21st franchise in November 2013, becoming the first MLS team in the Southeast. The Lions began league play in March 2015. In 2019, Orlando City re-launched Orlando City B (OCB) to bridge the gap between its successful youth development academy and the First Team.
The Orlando Pride, OCSC National Women Soccer League franchise, began play in 2016 bringing professional women soccer to Orlando for the first time.Orlando City and Orlando Pride play at Exploria Stadium, a 25,500-seat soccer-specific stadium built in 2017 and located in the heart of Downtown Orlando.With a footprint across the central Florida region and a roster comprised of international and home-grown talent, Orlando City and Orlando Pride boasts global relevance through its assemblage of world-class athletes.


TITLE: Academy Team Administrator
DEPARTMENT:  Team Operations REPORTS TO:  Director Soccer Operations
FLSA: Full Time; Exempt

WHAT SETS YOU APART
The Team Administrator will work closely with the director Soccer Operations, Academy Director and Academy Coaches in performing a variety of tasks supporting the Orlando City Academy. The Team Administrator will assist in the implementation of new and ongoing initiatives and collaborate to align administrative processes with the OCB and MLS Team Administrators.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Work closely with the Soccer Operations Manager, Academy Director and Assistant Academy Director, to oversee communication with the Technical, Medical, Administrative and Operational staff of the club.
Communicate with Academy players parents in a courteous and respectful manner.
Work closely with the Soccer Operations Manager to ensure collaboration between business matters and team operations.
Lead all communications on sporting protocols, operations, and administrative processes with the Academy. 
Liaise between the team and front office staff for community and sponsor appearance requests.
Manage player and coach registrations, training tracking and compliance.
Oversee the player onboarding process for new players joining the team and advise on appropriate suggestions that elevate the professionalism of the onboarding process
Work with the Club Human Resources Department and immigration attorney on visa requirements and compliance matters.
Oversee the team travel requirements for all road games.
Ensure a seamless onboarding process for new players to the team.
Oversee all game-related protocols.
Oversee the planning and coordination of player housing accommodations including housing agreements, the set-up, monitoring, and terminating of housing agreements, utilities and amenities.


Representing the Club at games and being the key point of contact on team operational matters during local games.
Ensure the financial management of the team budget as well as provide player payroll registers to Academy.
All other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
It never just a job at Orlando City SC.  It a way of life. We live and breathe soccer. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it. To join our team, you will also possess these qualifications:


Bachelor degree preferred.
Enthusiastic and energetic team player.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required.
Strong work ethic and friendly demeanor.
Knowledge of U.S. Soccer.
Well organized with attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Ability to work productively under pressure and be consistently proactive.
Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and all Microsoft Office applications.
Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere.

We are an equal opportunity employer,and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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