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Chief Executive Officer with USA Diving in Indianapolis, IN
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Title: Chief Executive Officer
Reports to: USAD Board of Directors
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
USA Diving, Inc. (USAD) is the sole official national governing body for the sport of Olympic diving in the United States. USAD is responsible for enabling USA athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition, for promoting and developing participation and public interest in the sport of diving in the USA and for operating consistent with a tax-exempt status in accordance with section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the organization's overall achievement of its mission and financial objectives through its day-to-day operations. As such, he/she is in charge of the administrative headquarters, directs the staff and administers the policies and operations of the organization in accordance with the policies and regulations established by the Board of Directors. The CEO is the spokesperson and will lead all aspects of USAD with integrity and in accordance with the USAD Strategic Plan, and Board policies while giving appropriate consideration to the rules and policies of the “Fédération Internationale de Natation” (FINA- the world governing body), and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).
The ideal candidate is an accomplished executive/business leader with proven ability and success in growing revenue, managing a staff of professionals and working productively with a strong, diverse volunteer board of directors. He/she will be a passionate, responsive leader team player and diplomat, skilled at business management, collaboration, and political savvy. They must be an excellent communicator who is skilled at building consensus, issue/crisis management and dispute resolution. Will work effectively with the board of directors and across a complex, diverse volunteer organization to accelerate the realization of the USAD vision and strategic plan. They will have the courage, personal drive, passion and enthusiasm to both understand and successfully navigate a dynamic and highly political environment striving toward strong relations with all USAD constituencies in the USA and globally, while inherently understanding what empowers the volunteers and how, in turn, they are empowered by these volunteers. It is vital that they are someone who is either in or has a long history with the sport of diving who possesses true passion for the sport and has an intimate knowledge of how the sport is organized and operates from the grassroots to the World Championships and Olympic games to gain immediate trust from the key stakeholders. They must be willing to take actions to inspire and energize others around the vision for USAD’s future, while demonstrating primary concern for leading and motivating others to achieve the organizations goals. This individual must respect and be highly respected by subordinates, peers, and superiors and builds a culture of “for the athletes” that permeates the National Office. A leader with integrity who inspires loyalty, trust and can influence and energize people and teams, and make cross-region, cross-organizational cooperation flourish. They must possess the intellect and executive presence to paint the big picture and be a collaborative partner who is capable of contributing to broader sports conversations and issues.
Compensation includes base salary, bonus tied to results and a benefits package
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job; other duties may be assigned.
Interested candidates please apply and upload resume and cover letter
USA Diving is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Note: This search is being led by Bialla Partners (now Boyden California) and Chip Novick is the Partner leading the Search.