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    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Professional Intern Positions

    The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the full time positions of Intern in the programmatic areas of Fitness and Wellness; Intramurals and Tournaments; and Outdoor Recreation. The individuals will assist in the day-to-day operation of the assigned programmatic area, providing technical expertise; onsite programmatic leadership as well as management of staff including supervision of staff in the execution of their duties.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, Health/Physical Education or related field; one to three years experience in Recreational Services; and excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience in video analysis; experience in preparation of scouting reports; and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.

    Minimum Qualifications by position:

    • Fitness and Wellness: Experience teaching group exercise; CPR and First Aid certified.
    • Intramurals and Tournaments: Experience officiating and league management; CPR and First Aid certified.
    • Outdoor Recreation: Experience leading outdoor adventure trips; CPR and First Aid certified.

    Each 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 must specify the particular position of interest (Fitness and Wellness; Intramurals and Tournaments; or Outdoor Recreation) and email a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Candidates interested in submitting an application for multiple positions must clearly designate each particular position of interest.

    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. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.


    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Athletic Fields Assistant (UCP 3)

    The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for the full-time position of Athletic Fields Assistant (UCP 3). This individual will report directly to the Assistant Manager of Athletic Fields and will assist in the preparation and maintenance of top quality athletic fields and outdoor athletic facilities to ensure student-athlete and spectator safety. Responsibilities include: inspection and necessary maintenance of irrigation systems to ensure proper operation; assistance with aeration, fertilizer application and chemicals; responsible for the preparation of facilities prior to practices and games; necessary maintenance of all equipment; assistance with the maintenance and upkeep of indoor athletic facilities as required; appropriate assistance at athletic events as required; as well as other duties assigned by the Assistant Manager of Athletic Fields.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in turf management or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; one to two years' experience working with golf, collegiate, or professional athletic fields; eligible to receive or possess a valid Connecticut Pesticide Applicators license; demonstrated knowledge and experience with aeration, chemical spraying, fertilization and directional mowing; and knowledge of how to operate equipment related to these tasks; knowledge of the layout, repair, and irrigation of athletics fields; ability to operate University owned vehicles.

    Preferred Qualifications: Professional license and/or specialized training or certification for chemical fertilization, and demonstrated knowledge of all applicable Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.

    NOTE: Incumbents in this position will be required to work holidays, nights, and weekends. This position is designated as "emergency personnel/essential staff" and may be required to report in inclement weather or emergency conditions to continue performance of job responsibilities.

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume and the names of three references via Husky Hire. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2015379)

    This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM Eastern time on April 1, 2015.

    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.