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Job listing closed on 8 Jun 2024
16 Mar 2024

UYA Coordinator-Community Partnerships/Events

🇺🇸 Kansas City, MO, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Job Title: Urban Youth Academy – Coordinator, Community Partnerships and Events

Job Summary: The Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy is a nonprofit organization with the mission to empower Kansas’s City’s youth through baseball, softball, academic and social opportunities to be the leaders of tomorrow. The incumbent will support the community by serving as the lead for all community partnerships and programming opportunities for the Urban Youth Academy. This role will require a candidate with flexibility, with some working hours in the evenings, weekends and holidays.

Position Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

· Responsible for being the point person for all community partnership requests for UYA.

· Serve as a liaison between the organization and our community partners to support the development of new relationships and growth of existing partnerships.

· Establishes strong relationship with internal and external clients by following up and being thorough with work and deadlines.

· Focuses on the creation of a community program that is scalable to continue supporting a growing program.

· Works alongside the Coordinator, Crown Schools & Science of Sport to ensure the growth of the two main educational partnership programs - Crown Schools & Science of Sport.

· Develops and implements an entrepreneurial program to support the vision of the Royals original owner.

· Ensures that strong field trip and field day programs exist and are inline with the mission and values of the UYA.

· Creates and maintains a monthly educational program for families.

· Create and maintain a strong off-week community education training program.

· Creates a sensible scope and sequence program for all community partnerships.

· Develops and implements a scope and sequence of year-long training program.

· Serves as the ambassador of our summer camp program to ensure that it runs smoothly.

· Organizes and analyzes information.

· Ensures that the UYA staff is prepared to manage the summer camp program for kids. In addition will oversee the summer camp program.

· Maintain orderly and updated records of all community plans, processes, and events.

· This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management deems necessary

Position Qualifications, Skills, and Experience Required:

· Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience. A degree in communications, public relations, marketing, business, sports administration or other related discipline is an asset.

· Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market and MLB landscape is an asset.

· Excellent networking skillset and strong business acumen desired.

· Strong written and oral communication skills.

· Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with other departments, personnel, clients, etc.

· Excellent organizational and time management skills

· Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to lift items weighing as much as 25 pounds

· Must be able to work in a seated position for majority of workday

· Must be able to be productive utilizing a computer keyboard and telephone

· Must be able to be productive in a work environment where the noise level can be high at times

· Must be comfortable walking to navigate the facility to access the office, concourse, etc.

· Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as required by deadlines and event scheduling

The physical demands described here are representative of those that may be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; walk; use hands, handle, or feel.

This role is a Full-Time, Exempt opportunity that is eligible for Company Benefits, 401K, and PTO. This role is expected to have a 40-hour work week.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, the Kansas City Royals will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, the Club also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions please inquire with Human Resources by email at [email protected].

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.