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Description

Responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing all aspects of World Games preparation/competition/evaluation and delegation services for the Special Olympics USA National Team (SO USA) and assisting/facilitating plans and preparations for North American Programs attending World Games. This position will strive to strengthen local competition across North America as well as assist with sports development and competition management for Regional and National competitions, including USA Games. Senior Manager of Games & Competition duties shall include but are not limited to:
Essential Functions

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of Special Olympics USA to include short and long-term planning and infrastructure, information dissemination and sharing, quota request and allocation process, selection of Head of Delegation and delegation Management Team, revenue and fund development (both cash and value-in-kind), logistics and operations (i.e.
  • transportation, apparel and uniforms, equipment, warehousing, etc.), delegation leadership structure (i.e. communications/PR, medical, sport management, special events, security, risk management, training) and evaluations
  • Create and maintain communication with all North American Programs regarding World Games to include information sharing and dissemination, timelines and deadlines, registration process, travel requirements, information gathering, etc. Coordinate all questions and concerns, and provide assistance as needed.
  • Oversee World Games athlete quota request and distribution process.
  • Oversee World Games selection criteria.
  • Serve as liaison to Games Organizing Committees as well as Special Olympics World Games department for all World Games related issues.
  • Coordinate SONA participation in Regional and International competitive opportunities
  • Manage all related meetings, conferences, events, and trainings linked to SO USA and Program participation in World Games
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of USA Games and Regional Competitions with a focus on Project Management and transfer of knowledge.
  • Assist in developing technical and event management resources to improve the quality of events for SONA Programs.
  • Develop infrastructures, partnerships and implement strategies that promote and grow assigned sports.
  • Develop and oversee annual operating budget(s)
  • Provide support and resources to all Programs within the region
  • Work to ensure adherence of the Special Olympics vision and mission statement

Qualifications

  • BA or BS College Degree
  • Special Olympics experience or similar non-profit
  • Experience in event planning (International Sporting Events preferred) with expertise in team building, planning, budgeting and fund raising and sponsorship
  • Excellent computer, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management and leadership skills, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Proven leadership working with volunteers in key leadership roles
  • Willingness and ability to travel independently

Website and Social Media

https://www.specialolympics.org/

Created On:

Feb 16, 2021

Last Modified on:

Feb 16, 2021

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