Academy Administrator - D.C. Soccer, LLC d/b/a D.C. United (Washington · DC)

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Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
JOB SUMMARY
The Academy Administrator will assist the Academy Director and the entire Academy staff by providing administrative, logistical and communications support. These duties include but are not limited to communication with Major League Soccer (MLS), different departments within D.C. United, the academy families/players, staff partners. Managing field/equipment logistics and making travel arrangements is necessary, as is managing calendars and internal financial information. The Academy Administrator will have to be adaptable enough to manage other projects and requests from the staff as needed.           

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Academy Director and the entire academy staff
  • Manage academy calendar in terms of training, matches, travel and other events
  • Be first point of contact for travel, meals, IT, match logistics, training logistics, equipment logistics, ticketing department, media department
  • Be first point of contact with families regarding logistics
  • Book hotels, busses, vans, flights, meals for academy travel
  • Manage equipment orders & distribution
  • Keep in constant communication with academy players and their families when necessary
  • Keep in constant communication with Academy Director, Director of coaching and the rest of the staff as necessary
  • Help with club logistics when necessary

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Administrative experience in a high paced environment.
  • Available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends & holidays.
  • Most weekend (and some holiday) travel will be expected.
  • You must provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination prior to start date.

COMPETENCIES (KSAs):
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Ability to work well within cross-functional team environment.
  • Excellent judgement.
  • Knowledge of office administration, clerical procedures, and recordkeeping systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software with the ability to learn new or updated software.

D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.

D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

D.C. United is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). D.C. United reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. D.C. United is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. D.C. United is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.