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Competition Safety Coordinator with United States Equestrian Federation in Lexington, KY

United States Equestrian Federation jobs
Sports Jobs in Lexington, KY
Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
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Under the direct supervision of the Director of Competition Licensing, Evaluation & Safety, the Competition Safety Coordinator's primary focus is on the processing of Accident/Injury Report Forms and Cross Country Fall Forms, ensuring that the appropriate safety documents are received from each competition and that the information received is accurate and complete. The Competition Safety Coordinator manages the US Equestrian medical suspension list and protocol, verifies medical clearances are submitted in accordance with the Rules and are acceptable, and communicates directly with suspended competitors regarding their suspension and the return to competition requirements.  This position fields calls regarding head injuries, equine and human serious injuries and fatalities, and horse collapses at US Equestrian Licensed Competitions, initiating the internal crisis management and response process.  The Competition Safety Coordinator performs the initial follow up, data and document collection following accidents/injuries, which occur at licensed competitions.  The Competition Safety Coordinator also acts as a backup for the Competition Reports Analyst, and manages the Quality Control Program for the Competition Reports Department.  
 
ESSENTIAL TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •  Reviewing and processing of Accident/Injury Report Forms for Equines and Humans for completeness and accuracy, ensuring required supporting documentation is received and the injury statistics for each competition are reported accurately. Verifies that data in AHSD is correct and accurate while conducting follow up regarding competitions. 
  • Processing of Cross Country Fall Forms including the verification of USEA Results against total reported falls.
  • Technical Support: fielding calls from Stewards/TDs reporting possible head injuries, serious injuries and/or fatalities.  Directs officials on the proper course of action once a crisis occurs at a competition.
  •  Member Service: Managing of Medical Suspension List, Processing of Medical Releases, Managing Pending Medical Suspension Process, and the follow up with competitors who have competed while on medical suspension.
  •  Acts as a backup for Competition Report Analyst and manages Quality Control Program for the Competition Reports Department.
  •  Performs initial follow up and information collection following a crisis incident, communicates with Staff Attorney to provide any additional information, feedback or to collect any requested documents.  Participates in Steward/TD Clinics, including the development and maintenance of educational Power Point presentations.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION – Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. High school diploma plus four years of experience may substitute for degree (in addition to experience outlined below) .
EXPERIENCEMinimum two years office or clerical experience required. Experience in the equine industry is strongly preferred.   

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills are requiredMust be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Outlook, Excel PowerPoint and Word., attention to detail, excellent typing ability, and capability of handling ever-changing priorities are required.  Working knowledge of equestrian sport, equine background, and knowledge of Federation rules preferred.

**On your application, please attach a resume in either Word document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be forwarded to the hiring manager.**

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?

  3. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Please note that this information will not automatically disqualify you for employment.

  4. If you do not live within commuting distance of Lexington, KY, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?

  5. Please list any relationships and/or relatives you have currently employed with the United States Equestrian Federation.

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