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USA Triathlon

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Manager - USA Triathlon (Colorado Springs · CO)

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access is a guiding principle at USA Triathlon (USAT).  We aspire to ensure the sport is reflective of the country we represent, and value and embrace diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Both USA Triathlon and the USA Triathlon Foundation are committed to taking immediate and long-term action to encourage a culture of equality in the sport, build a future for the sport that all people can see themselves being a part of, break through barriers of entry to the sport for underserved and underrepresented individuals and communities, and take responsibility for empowering, exposing, educating and engaging the multisport community to drive actionable change in their respective local communities. This role is the catalyst for DEIA within USAT and is the fuel that will continue to stoke the flame for change.

Company Summary 
Unlimited Vacation, Mental Health Days, 100% paid medical benefits for employee and so much more! 
At USA Triathlon, we believe that life is better when you swim, bike and run.  
USA Triathlon is the Olympic and Paralympic National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of triathlon, all things multisport, and the largest multisport organization in the world. We spend every day thinking about growing and supporting the sport. We’re building the most innovative service organization in sports, transforming lives by inspiring participation to help communities become healthier all while representing our country at the highest levels of international competition, striving to win medals with class and integrity.  
Our guiding principles are service leadership, performance excellence, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization. We focus on listening and innovation to ensure we deliver best-in-class governance, provide comprehensive constituent support, and play a leadership role throughout the Olympic and Paralympic movement.
We work hard to serve the triathlon community and strive to being the best place to work in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic movement. We’ve been included on Front Office Sports’ “Best Employers in Sports” list twice (’20, ’21), selected twice as an honorable mention in Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work” and received the USOPC’s Advancements in Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2017 and the USOPC’s National Governing Bodies’ Diversity & Inclusion Choice Award in 2018, 2019 and 2021.
We achieve these great heights by focusing on hiring, training and promoting talented, dedicated, passionate individuals who want to get better every day. And we reward our teammates with  unlimited vacation, 100% paid medical benefits, access to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and more.  
Come join us in Colorado Springs, the city ranked No. 2 in US News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Place to Live survey, be a part of the thriving Olympic & Paralympic movement, and hone your professional skills as you create opportunities for triathletes to live their best lives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Summary 
The USA Triathlon (USAT) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Manager works across the organization to align and distribute DEIA goals and objectives. The DEIA Manager must lead with compassion and serve USAT staff, membership, and all stakeholders to educate, analyze data, implement best practices. Recommends solutions for areas of improvement as they relate to DEIA.
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Pay Range: $50,000 – 65,000 
Reports To: Senior Director of Constituent Growth and Retention
Updated: September 2023

Essential Job Functions
  • Provide expertise and perspective on all DEIA matters. Offer unique guidance, inspire innovation, and influence others through compassion, empathy, and strategic leadership.
  • Lead and manage DEIA across the organization ensuring implementation of DEIA practices and initiatives in conjunction with all other organizational priorities and department goals. 
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs and develop and recommend potential solutions. Initiate open and candid coaching conversations within the scope of the role. 
  • Apply industry relevant diversity, equity, inclusion, and access knowledge to advance continuous improvements. Introduce innovative ways to advance equitable practices within USAT and the multisport community at large. 
  • Stay current on DEIA best practices, programs, and trends by developing relationships with other professionals in the field (e.g., professional association and educational groups, professional development efforts, etc.). 
  • Represent DEIA within the Olympic and Paralympic Movement, and the Sports Industry as a whole, as a spokesperson who communicates professionally, collaboratively and confidently to audiences of all sizes to drive and foster inclusivity and belonging. Advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in interactions and within the workplace. 
  • Serve as the Staff Liaison to USA Triathlon’s Women’s Committee and DEIA Task Force (Activated as needed).
  • Oversee the compilation of all required DEIA reporting and nominations, including the Annual USOPC NGB DE&I Scorecard report and the USOPC NGB DE&I Choice Award Nomination.  
  • Working closely with the Legal and Compliance team, review, update, and maintain USAT’s DEIA-related policies.
  • Plan and execute the annual Together We Thrive: Actions for Change DEIA Summit and Together We Thrive Student Summit.  
Supervisory Responsibilities   
  • None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated customer service skills including the ability to navigate difficult conversations with respect and clarity
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products 
  • Demonstrated passion for sport and the ideals of the Olympic and Paralympic Movement
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced multidisciplinary team environment 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management, Communication, Social Justice, Human Rights, or a related field required.
  • Three to Five years’ experience working in DEIA; showing growth and expanded leadership and influence within roles.
  • Prefer familiarity with the sport of triathlon and or NGB operations.

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