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Safe Sport Program Coordinator

US Equestrian Federation
Lexington, KY
Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant

Job Summary:

US Equestrian is committed to providing all of our members with safe, healthy, and positive sport participation environments. The Safe Sport Program Coordinator provides additional staff support as US Equestrian expands its abuse prevention programming. The Safe Sport Program Coordinator works directly with the General Counsel and Director of Regulation to provide administrative and program support for US Equestrian’s Safe Sport efforts. This position also provides administrative support for the General Counsel.

Essential Tasks/Responsibilities:
  1. Serve as the primary case manager for Safe Sport Policy and Code of Conduct complaints.
  2. Work with the General Counsel and Director of Regulations to provide communication to all relevant parties on progress and status of complaints, investigations, hearing procedures, appeals, and final resolutions. 
  3. Provide consultation to affiliates, members, trainers,coaches, athletes, volunteers, andparentsonSafeSportquestionsandconcerns.
  4. Work with the General Counsel to provide support to the Safe Sport Committee.
  5. Work with General Counsel to collect and synthesize feedback on safe sport efforts, engage in ongoing evaluations of programming and propose and implement new ideas. 
  6. Provide customer service for membership requirements: athlete protection training, pre-employment screening, and background check programs. 
  7. Work directly with affiliates, members, trainers, coaches, athletes, parents, and volunteers to increase understanding of Safe Sport.
  8. Provide support for the General Counsel on non-Safe Sport related matters as requested.

Job Specifications:

EDUCATION
Associate’s Degree in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s Degree in paralegal studies, social work, or other related field required.

EXPERIENCE
Experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or caseworker preferred. 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be proficient in computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Must have the understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive membership information and complaint details.  Must be objective and compassionate.  Must have excellent organizational, management, communication (oral and written), problem solving, listening, and interpersonal skills.  Must have excellent attention to detail and follow through. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Some travel may be required.

**Please attach a resume in either Word document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.**

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 answering yes to this question does not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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