Careers

Professional soccer has been a part of Minnesota for over four decades and Minnesota United is at the forefront of growing the game at all levels. From the first team to the front office to the Development Academy to our work throughout the Twin Cities, the club’s goal remains the same: to promote soccer, the world's game, and through it inspire and unite our community. We are resilient, inclusive, and dedicate. We value excellence, winning, teamwork, and respect.
 
Below are our open positions. Please apply via TeamWork Online unless otherwise specified below - include your resume, cover letter and references.
 
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Full Time Positions

 Assistant Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Minnesota United Football Club is seeking to hire an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Specialist for a full-time position with the first team. The individual in this position will provide strength and conditioning service to elite athletes. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Specialist will collaborate with the Director of Fitness and Sports Science, Director of Sports Medicine and other sporting and performance staff to promote and deliver world-class services. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Essential Duties:

  • Education and demonstration of pre-training activation exercises
  • Education and demonstration of post-training and recovery interventions
  • Design and facilitation of strength and conditioning sessions
  • Maintenance of a safe fitness room and other facilities
  • Implementation of on-field evidence guided return-to-play protocols
  • Various methods of athlete monitoring and data collection
  • Leading training sessions on day of game (none squad members) and for non-traveling players
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of Fitness and Sports Science

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience coaching elite athletes at the international national, professional, or collegiate level
  • Excellent communication, presentation and coaching skills
  • Experience working with tools and techniques common in the field of strength and conditioning
  • Demonstrated ability in developing strategic plans and goal setting
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, fluent in Spanish preferred
  • Proven track record of expertise in the field of strength and conditioning, soccer preferred
  • Office environment, multi-building complex
  • Travel domestically and internationally, as applicable
  • Non-traditional work hours including weekends and holidays
  • Must possess a valid passport or be able to acquire a passport
  • Regular attendance at work is an essential job function

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 Operations Manager

The Operations Manager reports to the Director of Operations of Allianz Field and is responsible for all building operations including event changeovers, staffing management, preventative maintenance and repairs, housekeeping, and security. This is a full-time position located in Saint Paul, MN. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Essential Duties:

  • Ensure that the facility event set-ups are completed accurately, safely and on schedule
  • Conduct daily building walk-through to ensure that all equipment is stowed safely and in the correct storage place
  • Experience in custodial and building maintenance required, preferably in stadium facility operation
  • Work closely with the Director of Operations ensure all building practices and procedures are followed and carried out in an efficient and effective manner
  • Provide support and management oversight of custodial services including daily cleaning, pre-event, event, and post-event cleaning
  • Oversee the administration of all part-time operation staff: hire, train, evaluate, and motivate
  • Work closely with Events Operations and Special Events to ensure all full-stadium and private events are successful
  • Experience interacting with a diverse group of staff
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ensure quality customer service to all Allianz Field guests
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Operations

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to stand for extended time
  • Able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Able to work extended hours, including evenings, weekends and holiday as deemed necessary
  • Able to work indoors and outdoors in all types of adverse weather conditions

Experience:

  • 2-3 years in sport facility operations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management, Hospitality, Business or related field, or a combination of related education and work experience
  • Ability to work with many different groups of people and balance the needs of all through effective communication, time management, and internal motivation
  • Excellent communications skills, well-organized and detail-oriented

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 Team Dietitian

Minnesota United Football Club is seeking to hire a Sports Dietitian for a full-time position primarily with the first team. The individual in this position will provide sport nutrition services, education and consulting for elite athletes. The Sports Dietitian will collaborate with the Director of Sports Medicine, Director of Fitness and other sporting and medical staff to promote and deliver nutrition support and contribute to the overall planning and wellness of the Club. The Dietitian works under the direction and supervision of the Director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Essential Duties:

  • Coach elite athletes in areas such as daily nutrition for performance and health, recovery nutrition strategies, weight and body composition issues, nutrition disorders/disordered eating, and supplements
  • Design and supervise individualized recovery nutrition strategies
  • Maintain accurate knowledge and understanding of the leading research in sport dietetics throughout the world. Translate latest scientific evidence into practical sport nutrition recommendations
  • Design, track and document measurable outcomes of nutrition services. Analyze and interpret collected data in the context of enhancing athletic performance and health
  • Provide individual, small group and team nutrition education in formal and informal settings
  • Coordinate domestic and/or international travel nutrition to prepare athletes for training and competition
  • Participate in the development of printed, multi-media, and interactive nutrition-focused educational materials
  • Evaluate athlete energy expenditure and balance and provide body composition management protocols with athletes to achieve performance and health goals
  • Measure and assess body composition using commonly accepted diagnostic tools (e.g., skin fold calipers, DEXA, and/or other diagnostic tools available for testing and evaluation)
  • Evaluate food and herbal supplements for legality, safety and efficacy and make recommendations to identified athletes to achieve performance and health objectives.
  • Represent MNUFC and MLS at professional conferences and events
  • Work as a proactive, collaborative member of an assigned high-performance team to service elite athletes
  • Develop positive and productive working relationships with other MNUFC and MLS divisions (e.g., stadium operations) to provide effective service to athletes and coaches
  • Perform other duties assigned

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition or closely related field
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Sport Science or related field preferred
  • Dietetic registration with Dietetic Association
  • Certified specialist in Sport Dietetics (CSSD)
  • Three or more years of experience coaching/counseling elite athletes at the international national, professional, or collegiate level
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project team or staff
  • Excellent communication, presentation and coaching/counseling skills
  • Experience working with tools and techniques common in the field of sport nutrition (e.g., calipers, DEXA, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability in developing strategic plans and goal setting
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, fluent in Spanish preferred
  • Proven track record of expertise in the field of sport dietetics, soccer preferred
  • Office environment, multi-building complex
  • Travel domestically and internationally, as applicable
  • Non-traditional work hours including weekends and holidays
  • Must possess a valid passport or be able to acquire a passport

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Part Time Positions

There are currently no part time positions available at MNUFC. Please check again soon.

Allianz Field Jobs

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Learn more about opportunities working with the MNUFC food and beverage partner, Delaware North, at Allianz Field by visiting their job page.