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Futures Operations Manager, Colorado Rapids

Company: AEG
Location: Commerce City
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Job Description:

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Job Title: Futures Operations Manager Department: 00043S - SOCCER - YOUTH ACADEMY Business Unit: KSE Location: Commerce City, CO-Dick's Sporting Goods Park Reports To: Academy Technical Director Employment Type: Full Time - Hourly - Non-Exempt Supervisor Position: No Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is an American Sports and Entertainment holding company based in Denver, Colorado. KSE is committed to providing world class sports and entertainment for both live and broadcast audiences. We are the employer of choice as the owner and operator of Ball Arena, DICK'S Sporting Goods Park, the Paramount Theatre, 1STBANK Center, Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), Altitude Sports & Entertainment, Major League Fishing/Fishing League Worldwide (MLFLW), Winnercomm, Outdoor Sportsman Group and SkyCam.

Nature of Work:

Responsible for Colorado Rapids Academy Futures Program Operations management. The Colorado Rapids Futures Operations Manager is charged with using their experience, training and best judgement to ensure all aspects of the Futures program run in an efficient, organized and cost-effective manner.

Examples of work performed:

  • Manage Academy Futures Program communication including weekly updates, travel and event schedules and the sharing of Academy communications.
  • Manage all registration activities for the Futures program, including but not limited to general registration, league registration and special event registration.
  • Manage player records - including up to date individual files and player database.
  • Manage & update MLS & Colorado Rapids mandated paperwork.
  • Manage the organization and execution of Futures events such as Orientation/Player Evaluations/Competition Schedules/Travel.
  • Manage the booking of Academy Travel in accordance with KSE Travel Policy. Discretion to determine best travel itinerary prioritizing player welfare within budget guidelines.
  • Support Academy travel as needed - act as player chaperone & coordinate player transportation and meals.
  • Develop and build training field needs in collaboration with Academy Operations Manager. Use judgement and discretion to determine optimal field schedule from a player development, facilities and cost perspective. Serve as the primary contact for field reservations with DSGP and other venues.
  • Manage Referee bookings & payment for games as necessary.
  • Serve as the primary Futures contract with KSE accounting including the submission of regular monitoring and internal budget reporting, check requests and related budget related activity.
  • Liaise with Colorado Rapids communication department
  • Manage Game Day Operations for all Futures Program home fixtures. Responsible for collaborating with DSGP field operations and Medical department to ensure competition environments are safe and appropriately prepared for competition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business needs. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

    Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
    • Stand and walk 1/3 to 2/3 of time.
    • Sit up to 1/3 of time.
    • Talk or hear 2/3 or more of time.
    • Use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl up to 1/3 of time.
      • Lift up to 50 lbs. up to 1/3 of time.
      • Moderate to loud noise.
      • Outdoor weather conditions 1/3 to 2/3 of time.
      • Clear vision at 20", depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

        • US Soccer "B" License or equivalent combination of coaching and playing experience. o US Soccer "A" License preferred.
        • Professional playing experience preferred.
        • Material and Equipment Used:
        • General office equipment including copier, fax, phone, computer/keyboard, etc. Company vehicles.

          Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
          • Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license
          • Ability to create spreadsheets and routine business correspondence using
          • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task effectively.
          • components of soccer.
            • Demonstrated ability to inspire, motivate and educate youth players and
            • Demonstrated ability to teach techniques, tactics, physical and psychological
            • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
            • Knowledge of MLS Homegrown Player requirements.
            • Knowledge of professional sports team operations, public relations, and/or
            • Knowledge regarding player development.
            • Organizational and personnel management.
            • Word and Excel software
            • --- Compensation
              • $45,000.00

                Benefits Include
                • 12 Paid Company Holidays
                • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
                • Paid Time Off (PTO)
                • Life Insurance
                • Short and Long-term Disability
                • Health Savings Account (HSA)
                • Flexible Spending plans (FSAs)
                • 401K plan

                  All applicants for employment at KSE may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections, or who are pregnant, may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated.

                  Equal Employment Opportunity

                  Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: AEG, Commerce City , Futures Operations Manager, Colorado Rapids, Executive , Commerce City, Colorado

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