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    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development & Community Outreach
    (Program Coordinator - UCP 5)

    The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time position of Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development & Community Outreach.

    This individual will have responsibility for the coordination of the Division of Athletics community outreach programs, which include specific programs titled "Husky Reach" and "Goal Line Project" that bring UConn student-athletes to area schools on a regular basis to participate in activities which reinforce to young elementary and middle school students important values such as teamwork, determination, self-motivation and respect. The successful candidate will work closely with the staff of the Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes (CPIA) to identify student-athletes who have an interest in community service programs in order to further grow the participation rates in these programs. In addition, the individual will collaborate with the CPIA staff on ongoing programs to enhance the overall academic and social development of student-athletes, such as Life Skills programs, service-related initiatives, mentoring opportunities and career development activities. This position will oversee the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), as well as focus on activities which reflect the Division's commitment to service programs and to enhancing student-athlete experiences and overall welfare. The position will also work with all sports programs to coordinate and document community service initiatives across the department. These duties and other related duties under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director/CPIA.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; minimum three years coordinating community service/outreach programs; demonstrated experience managing community service/outreach programs for a collegiate athletic department; ability to perform and coordinate administrative functions; commitment to the academic success of student-athletes; experience working closely with external constituents involved in community-based programs, including school officials, teachers, and foundation or organizations which help to fund such programs; outstanding organizational, communication and public relations skills; and the ability to thrive in a diverse, fast-paced, student-athlete service-driven environment in a collegiate setting.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a Division I collegiate athletic department; experience in teaching Life Skills courses for student-athlete population; and working with student-athletes in regard to career development.

    Salary : commensurate with experience.

    To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to Husky Hire at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check. (Search # 2015427)

    This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on May 5, 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

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    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.


    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.