United States Olympic Committee
United States Olympic Committee The United States Olympic Committee is a federally chartered nonprofit corporation.
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Under the direction of the Chief of Sport Operations and Paralympics, partner with 50 National Governing Bodies (NGBs) to enhance their effectiveness in the areas of business services and organizational development including governance, operational effectiveness and efficiency, strategic planning, best practices, and shared services.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the NGB Services division to include developing strategic goals and plans, directing division priorities, leading staff in the development and execution of projects and strategy, planning and managing a $1M annual budget.
  2. In partnership with the NGBs and the appropriate USOC divisions (Sport Performance, Legal, Marketing, Audit, etc.), review and assess the governance and management capabilities of all NGBs, share best practices and make appropriate recommendations for programs and initiatives to enhance capabilities.
  3. Provide counsel to NGB executive directors and CEOs around high-level organizational matters, including staff management, governance and staff-board relations.
  4. Partner with the High-Performance Teams to identify and execute annual NGB organizational development plans. When necessary, liaise with High Performance Teams on annual Performance Partnership Agreement.
  5. Review and assess NGB organizational strengths and deficiencies and develop strategic action plans that include measurable areas of progress in the areas of leadership development, organizational development, operational effectiveness and sport performance strategy support.
  6. Develop the USOC’s strategic (short long-term) NGB Services plans in alignment with the corporate strategic plans and goals; responsible for oversight of NGB Services deliverables in the annual USOC operating plan.
  7. Serve as the USOC’s primary point of contact for all SafeSport matters; oversee NGB compliance and liaise with NGBs and the center regarding all SafeSport matters, oversee all hearings regarding OTC access policy, manage internal SafeSport matters in coordination with HR and legal.
  8. Lead the assessment, approval and execution of NGB programming allocations.
  9. Lead the strategic direction of NGB programming such as onboarding, NGB Best Practices Seminar, etc.
  10. Attend USOC and NGB board meetings upon request; present NGB-specific organizational updates, including recent gaps, gains and necessary improvements in the areas of organizational effectiveness, financial management and governance.
  11. Present NGB Services department overview to visiting National Olympic Committee delegations; answer questions and provide follow-up materials as necessary.
  12. Lead the analysis of NGB dashboards and information, analyze data, prepare reports and present recommendations to management.
  13. Ensure that the Chief is briefed of USOC and NGB relations issues and opportunities and provide recommendations for action.
  14. Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Sport Operations

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor degree in sports administration or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced degree (either MBA or JD) preferred


  • 15+ years of experience in organizational management and governance at the senior level
  • 10+ years in high performance leadership role for elite-level sport
  • National Governing Body leadership role preferred


  • Strong existing relationships with NGB and USOC leadership
  • Proven successful leadership and management skills with ability to influence stakeholders and lead others ethically and successfully
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong communication skills; ability to present information to board-level audiences

Tools, Equipment, & Conditions:

  • Office environment in multi-story building
  • Standard office equipment
  • Some domestic and international travel required

Work Location:

Colorado Springs Downtown Headquarters

Salary Range: $154,569 - $196,302

As the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in the United States, the U.S. Olympic Committee is dedicated to supporting U.S. athletes achieve sustained competitive excellence. To fulfill this mission, the USOC recognizes the need to increase diversity and ensure the inclusion of all U.S. citizens.

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United States Olympic Committee
The United States Olympic Committee is a federally chartered nonprofit corporation.

United States Olympic Committee: Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and [...]

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