Supervisor: Inter-Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference Director
Summary: This is an unpaid volunteer position, assigned by location with an operating budget provided by USA Cycling for the administration of Collegiate Cycling within the Conference. Pre-existing working knowledge of race promotion and rules for collegiate racing is preferred, and the ideal candidate will be a USA Cycling licensed official, although that is not required. Volunteer must possess high levels of customer service, managerial skills, and motivation with the desire to develop the program. The ability to work cohesively as part of a team, manage volunteers, and delegate responsibilities as appropriate is a must. Above all, a passion for the sport of cycling and for collegiate cycling in particular is essential to success in this position.
This position will work directly and frequently with the IMCCC Director on all responsibilities listed below. Some duties will be handled exclusively by the Conference Director, some by the Assistant Director, and others will be shared between the two positions.
USA Cycling provides:
• Annual operating budget for reimbursement of basic administrative expenses and travel to some conference races.
• Medals and trophies for conference championships
• Annual USA Cycling membership (racing and/or officiating license)
• Coordinate conference road and mountain bike season schedules, and cyclo-cross and track schedules where applicable
• Coordinate conference omnium rankings for each race, event, and season.
• Manage collegiate upgrade requests
• Manage National Championship qualifications
• Manage conference website and e-mail listserv(s)
• Administer conference rules and regulations, so long as they do not supplant those of USA Cycling
• Act as first point of contact for USA Cycling collegiate membership issues and pass along to USA Cycling staff wherever appropriate
• Maintain communication with USA Cycling staff to assist in the development of the collegiate program and refinement of rules
• Host at least one conference meeting annually for team leaders to discuss conference rules, issues, schedules, and provide leadership training when possible
• Coordinate volunteers for results, clinics, media/pr, other positions as necessary
• Attend annual Collegiate Conference Director Summit in Colorado Springs and regular conference calls with other Conference Directors
• Create leadership team and succession plan to ensure consistency after stepping down
Second Tier Responsibilities:
• Work closely with USA Cycling staff to ensure all conference races are permitted in a timely fashion and organized safely in accordance with all USA Cycling rules and regulations
• Work closely with all other Volunteer Conference Directors and the Collegiate Manager to maintain an open line of communication between conferences and share best practices
• Work with Local Association and Regional Coordinators to coordinate schedules, officials, and funding
• Aid in development of new leaders within the conference
• Assist with the founding new collegiate cycling clubs, and provide support to existing and developing clubs
• Contribute conference news to be posted on USAC website, conference website and/or distributed by e-newsletter or other media coverage to market collegiate cycling
• Perform other miscellaneous duties as required (e.g. race announcing, intro clinic coaching, etc.)
• Uphold USA Cycling rules, regulations, and code of conduct.
• Manage budget to ensure the provided budget is used in most productive fashion within the conference.
• Ability to travel within the conference
• Basic understanding of collegiate rules and scoring
• Geographically located in the respective conference