University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Equipment Services (Football) Manager Intern

    The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applications for a paid internship position in the Football Athletic Equipment Room. The intern will report directly to the Assistant Director of Equipment Services for the sport of Football. Responsibilities with the day to day operations include but are not limited to: the cleaning and distribution of laundry for games and practices; supervising student workers; assisting in preparation of team apparel and equipment; assigned duties for home and away contests, equipment room inventory along with duties related to Nike and general equipment orders.

    Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills; ability to travel, irregular schedules, weekends and evenings required.

    Preferred Qualifications:Division IA Football equipment manager experience.

    Approximate start date: August 2014

    The Intern position is a 12 month appointment, with the opportunity for renewal for a second term. The compensation for a University Athletics Intern position is designated at $26,640.00. As this is not a full time appointment, there are no healthcare/dental benefits provided with this position, but there is opportunity to purchase the comparable State employee health insurance at a group rate.

    Candidates should email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

    Program Assistant - Women's Basketball UCP III)
    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletes

    The University of Connecticut is accepting applications for the full-time position of Program Assistant for its Women's Basketball Program. The responsibilities include: providing program support to the Basketball coaches and staff; filtering and responding to daily incoming calls and mail; filling autograph requests for coaching staff and players; assisting in coordinating and organizing donations for charity events; assisting with official and unofficial recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes; serving as the liaison to other Division of Athletics departments; maintaining JumpForward data base for recruits and alumnae; serving as the liaison for all former student-athletes; maintaining the alumnae Facebook page; mainintaing practice logs in JumpForward; assisting with student-athlete needs; assisting in greeting visitors; maintaining the data base and mailing appropriate correspondence to all alumnae and prospective student-athletes; carrying out special assignments and performing related duties as assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Women's Basketball Administration.

    Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; one to three years of experience in a college athletics administrative/office support position (within the past six years) utilizing knowledge learned while working with the unique needs of a coaching staff and the recruitment of collegiate student-athletes; knowledge and prior experience with the correct application of relevant NCAA rules and regulations; excellent computer skills including familiarity and demonstrated ability to use JumpForward, Facebook and Shutterfly; and excellent organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:Five years (within the past seven years) experience cin an administrative/office support (non-coaching position with a Division I basketball office; direct experience coordinating official and unofficial recruiting travel; knowledge of the recruiting calendar; and previous experience coordinating alumnae relations and providing office support for a Division I basketball program.

    Salary:commensurate with experience.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp. The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.