The Coordinator of the NCAA Sport Science Institute will provide direct support to the Chief Medical Officer, Managing Director and other NCAA Sport Science Institute staff in support of the core functions of the department. These core functions support the Association’s strategic priorities for student-athlete health and safety.
Coordinates and manages a variety of health and safety projects and initiatives across the SSI’s three service lines (sports medicine; education and strategic engagement; prevention and health promotion). Works closely with SSI staff in the planning and execution of SSI-hosted scientific and operational meetings, as well as membership educational and engagement opportunities.
Provides project management support to the following SSI programs:
APPLE Training Institute
NCAA Concussion Safety Protocol Review process,
NCAA Injury Surveillance Program,
NCAA CHOICES Alcohol Education Grant Program
STEP UP! Bystander Intervention Program.
Participates in the planning and execution of SSI-hosted meetings, including CSMAS meetings and various scientific and educational summits and task forces.
Develops, edits and assists with the creation and dissemination of information and educational content to support SSI operations and membership expectations.
Serve on various department and national office project teams.
Other duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer, Managing Director, Director and/or Associate Directors of the Sport Science Institute
Job Skills and Competencies
Professionalism – The highest level of confidentiality, discretion and integrity.
Attention to detail - The ability to look ahead and anticipate needs.
Customer focus – Prioritizing and anticipating membership needs and pursuing work in a manner that reflects a membership organization.
Action oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Communicates effectively – developing and delivery communications that are clear and reflect understanding unique needs of different stakeholders and/or audiences.
Collaborates – The ability to build relationships and partnerships when working toward shared objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to proactively and succinctly communicate information and updates to a variety of managers and project stakeholders.
Tech savvy – Anticipating and adopting technologies toward the completion of shared goals.
Exceptional organizational and project management skills, including effective problem-solving, time management and decision-making skills.
Ability to work well with diverse groups of individuals.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in health communication, health education, public health, exercise science, or a related field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of one-year of relevant work experience in program support, project management and/or event coordination preferably in sports or exercise, science/medicine, health communication, health education, public health or a related field.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate and execute a high volume of projects and assignments in a fast-paced environment among multiple and competing deadlines.
Knowledge and understanding of the Association's structure and function (desired).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1243
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