Competition Data Assistant

  • Compensation: The Competition Data Assistant position is an hourly part-time position with a pay range of $12.85-$17.30

About Special Olympics Colorado:
Special Olympics Colorado provides year-round sports training and competition for nearly 16,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and unified partners. Through the support of an amazing community of coaches, volunteers, donors, sponsors and partners, Special Olympics Colorado is able to offer hundreds of annual engagements, free of charge, to individuals age 2 and up. For more information about Special Olympics Colorado please visit

At Special Olympics Colorado, we’re committed to building a diverse, creative, engaged, collaborative, and hard-working team that does the right thing for our athletes, our communities, and each other. Our employees are our most valuable asset, and we celebrate this through recognition and benefit enhancements that reflect our changing times and help our employees create a satisfying work-life balance for themselves and their families.

Position Summary:

Special Olympics Colorado is seeking someone to provide administrative and datbase support to the Sports and Competition Team.

Reports to: Sports and Competition Manager 

Position Responsibilities:


  • Enter athlete and coach rosters into the Games Management System (GMS) prior to the start of each season
  • Update rosters based on scratches received prior to competition within 48 hours of notice
  • Work with Regional Managers to verify missing athlete paperwork report in GMS
  • Following each season, check all competition entries per team in GMS to make sure all information is accurate andmake corrections as needed
  • Enter results into GMS within 3 business days of the competition
  • Inventory souvenirs and charge iPads before and after each competition for souvenir sales
  • Assist with inventory, check-in, check-out process of items in storage unit
  • Pack-up supplies needed prior to competitions, including but not limited to volunteer waivers, volunteer t-shirts,
  • sports equipment, signage and hospitality supplies
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and professional look in office common areas
  • Assist in all departmental projects as needed
  • Support all aspects of competitions, including but not limited to data entry, printing and stuffing athlete/partner nametags, coach packets, etc.
  • Database maintenance to include data entry & maintaining volunteer coach’s information as received
  • Assist in entering athlete applications into GMS as requested
  • Proofread regional newsletters and competition related emails as requested
  • Support Sports and Competition team as needed on all levels
  • Write thank you to sponsors, volunteers, etc. for all areas of the organization
  • Answer phone calls and greet office guests as requested

Position Requirements

  • Maintain positive relationships with volunteers, donors, corporate sponsors, visitors and work associates
  • Experience working in a database such as the Games Management System preferred
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, vision and values of Special Olympics Colorado
  • Ability to perform clerical duties as assigned
  • Ability complete work by designated deadlines
  • Experience in using mail room, postage equipment and other office machinery preferred
  • Ability to project a positive image of the organization
  • Sense of humor
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs
  • Ability to operate a computer for extended periods
  • Applicants will undergo a background check after conditional employment offer
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Experience as a Special Olympics athlete preferred


Our comprehensive benefits package includes Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K plan, Flexible Time Off and Paid holidays. We are willing to consider candidates outside of Colorado but are unable to provide a relocation package for this position.


The Competition Data Assistant position is a part-time position (80%) with an hourly rate range of $12.85-$17.30. A bonus may be available dependent on organizational performance. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should email the following to

– Cover letter (1-page or less) that includes why you want to join the Special Olympics Colorado team and why you feel this position is a good fit for you.
– Resume

A complete application is required for consideration for this position.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging:

Special Olympics Colorado is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Updated 3/2023

Application Process:

  • Cover letter (1-page or less) that includes why you want to join the Special Olympics Colorado team and why you feel this position is a good fit for you.
  • Resume: A complete application is required for consideration for this position.
Please email both documents to