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Equipment Services Internship - Olympic Sports
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics is seeking qualified applications for a paid internship position in the Equipment Services area. This position will work primarily in the Field House Equipment Room assisting with daily equipment operations for Softball, Baseball, Rowing, Field Hockey, Track and Field, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer and Lacrosse. Additional duties in the other Olympic Sport Equipment Rooms may be required (Golf, Tennis, Swim and Dive, Men's and Women's Basketball).

Direct responsibilities will include the cleaning and distribution of laundry for games and practices; supervising student workers; assisting in preparation of team uniforms; assisting with home game operations, inventory and procurement of goods as well as other duties assigned.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in an FBS and/or FCS Athletic Equipment Room.

Approximate start date: July 1, 2016

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. In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. Candidates must 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.


Sports Performance Assistant (Olympic Sports) - Internship Position
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is currently accepting applications for the Sports Performance Assistant (Olympic Sports) - internship position.

The internship will provide an intensive practical and educational opportunity to help prepare young professionals for a career in sports performance training. Candidates will have a dedicated team(s) assignment which will provide mentored experience in scientific and research-based training of Division I varsity student-athletes.

Responsibilities: Work as a Sports Performance Assistant (Olympic Sports) under the supervision of staff strength coaches in providing training programs and coverage to Division I student-athletes in the Division of Athletics.

Date of Service: The tentative starting date is June 6, 2016. This is a 12-month position. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a 2nd year.

Benefits: The annual stipend is $26,640. In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates.

Contact Person: Joel DeMarco, Med, RSCC, USAW, FMS, Assistant Sports Performance Coach.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree (in related field), NSCA-CSCS certification, CPR & First Aid.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous coaching experience at the collegiate level.

Application Procedure: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and at least three (3) reference letters to Search Committee: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu by June 1, 2016 (subject line should read Sports Performance Assistant (Olympic)). Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

Applications will not be accepted electronically through the NSCA or NCAA websites.

Questions about the position should be directed to Joel DeMarco, Med, RSCC, USAW, FMS (joel.demarco@uconn.edu or 860-486-9461).