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Employment Opportunity - Programs Assistant
posted on 09/16/2021

At USA Gymnastics, our mission is to build a community and culture of health, safety, and excellence, where athletes can thrive in sport and in life. We are focused on creating an athlete-centric organization and are guided by our new organizational values: Safety, Accountability, Integrity, Transparency, and Listening. As part of making safety our highest value, it is part of everyone's role in the organization to prioritize the protection of members, particularly minor athletes, from harm.

Summary Description
The Programs Assistant is responsible for providing overall administrative and management support to the Programs Department. This position will support USA Gymnastics efforts in the promotion of a safe and healthy training environment for all participants and will dual report to the Chief Programs Officer and Director of Olympic and Program Relations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide overall administrative assistance to the Programs Department across all disciplines including supporting the Chief Programs Officer on day-to-day basis
  • Support in management of program related paperwork, maintain files and monitor reports as requested
  • Maintain a central database for program contacts
  • Act as central point of contact and provide overall management for apparel needs for all disciplines
  • Coordinate shipping and logistics needs for program events and camps
  • Assist with the planning and on-site support for program related events, competitions, and activities
  • Assist with domestic and international travel for meetings, events and competitions for all participants
  • Support in preparation and management of delegation materials for international competitions
  • Assist in ordering, inventory, management and distribution of National Team apparel as directed
  • Assist in managing and maintaining International Gymnastics Federation licenses
  • Liaise with other USA Gymnastics departments as necessary to complete projects
  • All other duties as assigned
Requirements and Competencies
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge of the Olympic Movement
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to tackle problems effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability for attention to detail
  • Ability to pro-actively problem solve
  • Ability to maintain a positive "can do" attitude under stress
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
  • Cultural and global awareness
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related field required
  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant work experience
Other Information
  • Position is based in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
  • Weekend work and some travel will be required
To apply, send cover letter referencing this position and a detailed resume to:

Please note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

USA Gymnastics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer