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Staff Counsel/Associate Counsel

Park City, UT, USA

U.S Ski & Snowboard

About the Role

U.S. Ski & Snowboard is seeking Staff Counsel/Associate Counsel to support its General Counsel and Leadership Team in handling legal matters on behalf of the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding in the United States. We are seeking a self-motivated, organized team player, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to think dynamically. The small legal team works closely with all departments while also coordinating with external stakeholders including the Board of Directors and Committees.

Basic Function
Draft and/or review agreements and contracts executed by U.S. Ski & Snowboard, including independent contractor agreements, corporate sponsorship agreements, event hosting contracts, hotel agreements, vendor service agreements, etc., as directed by General Counsel.
Assist with athlete agreements and tracking.
Policies and Procedures:
Help manage the day-to-day legal activities of U.S. Ski & Snowboard, including guidance to staff and volunteers on proper procedures and responses to U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership.
Provide guidance on policies and procedures and prepare drafts where appropriate.
Corporate Governance:
Work closely with General Counsel to provide legal advice to U.S. Ski & Snowboard and related entities, and staff and volunteers, on a wide range of topics.
Track and assess conflict of interest disclosures of board and key stakeholders.
Manage committee charters, minutes, and procedures for committees of the Board.
Assist with Board meeting management including scheduling, board book preparation, and presentation.
Assist with rules and regulations, the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act and requirements of the United States Olympic Committee and U.S. Center for SafeSport, and work in conjunction with the General Counsel and other U.S. Ski & Snowboard staff to ensure consistent application and interpretation of all such governing documents.
Track and assess conflict of interest disclosures of board and key stakeholders.
Assist with preparation of Visa applications with outside counsel.
Work with U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s outside legal counsel on matters assigned.


About the Company

U.S. Ski & Snowboard (USSS) is committed to leading, encouraging, and supporting athletes in achieving excellence and making the United States of America the Best in the World in Olympic skiing and snowboarding. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and maintaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating an environment in which diversity is valued, equity is striven for, and inclusion is embraced.

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