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Operations Director - Soccer Alliance of Arizona

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Event Management: Competition Management
OVERVIEW:
The Soccer Alliance of Arizona and US Club Soccer are seeking an Operations Director to oversee league, programs and services for the Soccer Alliance of Arizona.
 
The Operations Director will work directly with the Soccer Alliance of Arizona Commissioner. The primary responsibilities are to ensure a high level of execution of leagues, programs and services and to work closely with the Technical Committee and membership.
 
The position is full-time with responsibilities outlined below. This person will be expected to work from a home office, and occasional travel may be required. The ideal candidate lives in Arizona.

The Operations Director will report to the Managing Director of the Soccer Alliance of Arizona Executive Board.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategy
  • In association with the Technical Committee: plan, develop and execute league rules and structure
  • In association with the Technical Committee: plan, develop and execute a State Cup structure
  • In association with the Technical Committee: make recommendations for the addition or withdrawal of Association Staff
  • In association with the Technical Committee and Managing Director: make recommendations to the Executive Board with regards to growth and development of the organization, expansion or changes of service offerings, and competitive alignment or advantages/disadvantages in the market
 
The priority and focus is always on player development and welfare, of which is improved through attention to:
  • Fields
  • Scheduling
  • Referees
  • Game parameters and standards
  • Member experience
 
 
Management
  • In association with the Technical Committee: plan, develop and execute league rules and structure
  • Manage competition logistics and scheduling through website management tools
  • Coordinate and develop initial league schedule with participating clubs; manage game changes throughout the season
  • For league events, as applicable, manage referee assignments and liaise with referee assignors
  • Attend and manage logistics and operations of league playoffs (as applicable)
  • Manage all game reports and standings throughout the regular season
  • Develop an administrative operations manual detailing annual league administrative and operational requirements and tasks
  • Orchestrate operations and staffing needs for league, programs, cups or other events
 
Coach and Player Development
  • In association with the Technical Committee: plan and develop programs and services for player    development that include, but are not limited to: US Club Soccer’s Player Development Program and id2 Program
 
Membership
  • Manage relations with Association membership
 
Risk Management
  • Monitor and oversee all activities within the organization to ensure best practices are being executed that do not expose the organization

COMPENSATION:
This position is eligible for a competitive base salary, based upon qualifications and experience, in addition to growth incentives.

TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to [email protected]

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SAAZ is 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.