USA Cycling Risk Protection Manager

The Risk Protection Manager shall oversee, coordinate and facilitate communications for all aspects of USA Cycling’s Safe Sport, Concussion Management, and Anti-Doping Programs including policies and guidelines, educational programs, reporting and adjudication services, and other activities and functions that directly relate to USA Cycling’s efforts to provide its members with safe, healthy and positive sport participation environments.

Essential Duties:
Serve as staff liaison to the USA Cycling Safe Sport, Concussion Management, and Anti-Doping Committee(s), the USOC, other NGB’s youth organizations, professional organizations and others in matters related to youth, athlete and coach protection issues.

Keep CEO and others as appropriate, apprised of all important issued related to USA Cycling’s athlete protection efforts.

Maintain communications and manage relationships with relevant service providers, including but not limited to: background screening, pre-employment screening and reference checking, help-lines, counseling services, educational program providers, websites, etc.

Oversee complaint reporting and management of adjudication process to include:
- Being the initial and primary point of contact for all complaints and related questions related to abuse, sexual misconduct, anti-doping violations, etc.
- Serve as primary liaison with National Board of Review and Lawyers on all complaints.
- Facilitate and maintain records for all NBOR processes.
- Provide communication to all relevant parties on progress and status of complaints, investigations, hearing procedures, appeals, and final resolutions.
- Maintain records on all cases.
- Maintain database to ensure accurate and up-to-date listing of Code of Conduct penalties, including management of the Suspended-for-Life list.

Educational Programs and Resources
- Coordinate, produce and oversee the implementation of effective educational programs for all member athletes, their parents and coaches.
- Coordinate, produce and oversee education of all development program athletes, coaches and staff
- Continually monitor relevant subject matter, identify issues and trends, and keep USA Cycling leaders informed.
- Be a primary contact for Local Associations to share information about what they are doing locally for safe sport. Collect, develop and share LA best practices.
- Serve as an information resource for LA’s to include helping them identify and work with other to raise awareness and advance educational efforts.

Establish suitable individuals to comprise review committee(s) designed to establish guidelines, review and protocol for relevant incidents pertaining to potential violations

Job Specifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive membership and complaint information. - Must be objective and compassionate.
- Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures sufficient to be able to process various types of paper work associated.
- Knowledge of computers and related software applications.
- Ability to use correct English grammar to organize and communicate ideas in words and in writing.
- Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
- Some travel and weekend work is required.
- Ability to analyze and explain rules and regulations, policies and procedures.
- Ability to set work priorities, manage own time, monitor progress, and deal with stress effectively.
- Ability to maintain records and files.
- Ability to proofread forms and documentation.
- Ability to adapt quickly to changes in work priorities and needs with attention to detail.
- Skill in utilizing computer software to accomplish a variety of assignments.

Bachelor’s Degree psychology, social work, law, education, public policy, curriculum development, risk management school administration, or related discipline.

3-5 years working in Risk Management, Social Welfare/Education environment or related. Experience in developing protocol and curriculum.

Equipment Utilized:
General office equipment including computer, copier/printer, calculator, fax, telephone, scanner and related equipment.

Software Utilized:
Microsoft Office Products

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include both close and distance vision. While performing duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel and/or reach with hands and arms. The employee is also required to stand and walk to complete tasks and occasionally may climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch to complete tasks.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

Please send resume to:
Debbie Hendrix
HR Director

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