The Executive Director is a full-time position for Kansas State Youth Soccer Association (KSYSA). KSYSA is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) state-governing youth soccer body for the State of Kansas. KSYSA is an affiliate member of the US Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. KSYSA has a current membership of over 28,000 registered youth players. The Executive Director will provide leadership and oversight for office operations, member services and report to KSYSA the Board of Directors.
Supervisor: KSYSA Board of Directors.
Supervisory Responsibilities: KSYSA Office Staff
Direct authority for hiring, terminating, managing, and supervising the staff of KSYSA
The Executive Director will be responsible for updating the HR policy manual for board approval
Responsible for the development of training sessions and update personnel on skills needed to maintain and increase the quality and quantity of KSYSA operations
Implements KSYSA Business Plan within the policies and procedures established by the Board of Directors
Investigates all grievances or complaints submitted to KSYSA, present findings and makes recommendation as necessary
In association with the KSYSA Treasurer, responsible for developing an annual budget, implementation of the budget and monitoring of all monies throughout the year
Acts as point of contact for risk management with US Youth Soccer and USSF
Identifies member needs and with the Board of Directors implements programming to meet those needs.
Provides guidance and resource to KSYSA members clubs and associations
Assist members in questions of discipline, risk management, coach and/or player issues.
Collaborates with the BOD on all legal matters for appropriate action
Ensures KSYSA compliance with affiliated soccer governing bodies (USYS, USSF, and FIFA) constitution, bylaws, policies and procedures
Ensures that all regulatory and compliance reporting deadlines are meet (non-profit status, financial, etc.)
Coordinates fundraising and sponsorship activities
Oversees public relations, marketing, and program outreach activities to promote KSYSA
Attends BOD meetings, committee meetings, regional and national meetings
Assists with all sponsored KSYSA tournaments i.e. State Cup, President’s Cup, etc.
Fulfills all other tasks as assigned to accomplish the goals of KSYSA
Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred
Strong leadership, organizational, communication and motivational skills
Must have high attention to detail and the ability to manage several on-going tasks
Excellent customer service, written and verbal communication skills
Occasional travel, night and weekend work will be required
Soccer background/knowledge is strongly preferred
Proficiency in a Microsoft Office product (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Ability to work nights and weekends to support events and attend conferences
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Ability to work and collaborate with members
Must pass a background check
Ability to meet physical requirements
Work requires physical effort involving intermittent driving, standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling, reaching and running. Occasionally lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About Kansas State Youth Soccer Association (KSYSA)
KSYSA is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) state-governing youth soccer body for the State of Kansas. KSYSA is an affiliate member of the US Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. KSYSA has a current membership of over 28,000 registered youth players.