We are beginning our search for a new Director of Youth Rugby and an Executive Director. With the growth of our programs and completing the Lions for Hope Sports Complex, we are in need of full-time staff versus being volunteer-run.

We have been very effective, but we know there is so much more we can do if we have an Executive Director.

Executive Director

Roles and Responsibilities

The Executive Director is primarily responsible for executing the mission of the club to enable people from diverse backgrounds to reach their full potential through rugby.

The ideal candidate will have an established history of executive or managerial experience in a non-profit and also have extensive history of involvement in rugby. Additionally, the candidate will have at a minimum a USA Rugby Level 200 or World Rugby Level 2 coaching certification.

Compensation Range

The compensation range for the Executive Director will be $60,000 – $70,000 and will be commensurate with experience. Bonus compensation is available for achieving certain goals and successful sponsorship sales.

How to Apply

Email Jeff Simon (chicagolionsclca [at] gmail [dot] com) with the subject “Executive Director of Chicago Lions.” Attached to your email, please include the following:

  • A cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position
  • Your rugby resume
  • 2-3 rugby references from prior roles

Director of Youth and Community Rugby

Roles and Responsibilities

The Director of Youth and Community Rugby for the Chicago Lions is a full-time, paid position responsible for all operational aspects of a youth rugby program.

The ideal candidate will have experience developing youth rugby and directing growth in youth sports

  • World Rugby Coach Educator or equivalent
  • Minimum USA Rugby Level 200 or World Rugby Level 2
  • Fundraising or grant writing experience
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) training

Compensation Range

The compensation range for this position will be $40,000 – $50,000 and be dependent on experience.

How to Apply

Email Jeff Simon (chicagolionsclca [at] gmail [dot] com) with the subject “Director of Youth and Community Rugby.” Attached to your email, please include the following:

  • A cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position
  • Your rugby resume
  • 2-3 rugby references from prior roles
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