The National Olympic Committee for the United States in Colorado Springs is hiring an Associate Athlete Ombudsman. The position provides independent advice to athletes regarding their rights, resources and responsibilities and assists in mediating disputes involving athletes. The full-time position reports the USOC Athlete Ombudsman, Kacie Wallace, and also assists in promoting the services of the office, implementing data tracking tools, and creating an environment welcoming and accessible to athletes. The work is confidential and independent, but often requires advocacy.
Applicants must have a Juris Doctor degree. Also preferred: ADR certification; experience in sports law, corporate governance, anti-doping, sexual assault and/or harassment, and legal drafting; athletic background or prior experience working for amateur or professional sports organizations; knowledge of Olympic and Paralympic Movement and National Governing Bodies; and public speaking experience. Some travel is required. No salary or application deadline indicated. (USOC Job Posting.)