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Player Health & Safety Game Day Programs Assistant

Overview /Objective:

The NFL Player Health & Safety team aims to improve sports safety at the NFL and to serve as the innovation leader in the health and safety of sports. The department is seeking a Game Day Programs assistant to support the NFL’s on-field medical programs portfolio.


  • Manage all administrative needs for game day medical programs (UNC, VTML, AMP, ATC, IVRS)

  • Assist with the onboarding process for Game Day Assistants including:

    • Provide logistical support for pre-season medical training for new and returning staff

    • ATC Spotters & IVRS: HR onboarding, payroll/payments

    • UNCs: Contracting & credentialing prior to season

    • Background checks for all medical staff

  • Manage Kronos timecards for all ATC Spotters & IVRS Techs. This includes entering hours for over 200 individuals. Also manage UNC invoicing process.

  • Serve as liaison between medical GDAs and HR and IT when issues arise

  • Support department’s invoicing needs

  • Manage entering game day assignments into GMS on a weekly basis

  • Distribute all game day credentials

  • Distribute uniforms/gear prior to the season

  • Support administrative tasks for all Medical Committees.

  • Support Player Health & Safety department with various administrative needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree or equivalent education

  • Very strong written and verbal skills

  • Proficient in a variety of computer skills including: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, good time management and organizational skills

  • Strong communication, team building, and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to details

  • Self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in sports or entertainment is a plus.

  • 1-2 years professional or sports administration support and/or game day support

  • Comprehensive understanding of the game of football, and key aspects of the responsibilities of the NFL league office

Other Key Attributes / Characteristics:

  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and escalate issues as needed

  • Excellent computer skills and ability to learn new programs

  • Ability to excel in high-pressure situations

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and move packages in support of game operations obligations


  • Travel required on an as needed basis.

Salary / Pay Range

This job posting contains a pay range, which represents the range of salaries or hourly rates that the NFL believes, in good faith, at the time of this posting that it might be willing to pay for the posted job in the location(s) specified. The NFL expects to hire for this position near the middle of the range. Only in truly rare and exceptional circumstances, where an external candidate has experience, credentials or expertise that far exceed those required or expected for the position, would the NFL consider paying a salary or rate near the higher end of the range. Terms / Expected Hours of Work

  • This job posting is for a position with one of the NFL’s third-party agency partners that provides services to the NFL. The individual selected for this role will be an employee of that third-party agency and not the NFL. All compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment are handled by the agency. The assignment to provide services to the NFL will be limited in duration but may be extended for an additional period by agreement between the NFL and the agency.

  • The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.

  • We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

  • The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.