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ATHLETIC FIELDS ASSISTANT
(UCP IV - Program Assistant II)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for the full-time position of Athletic Fields Assistant (UCP IV). 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 including lining fields, coordinating layout, placement and set-up of equipment, benches, tables, etc.; 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:

  1. Bachelor's degree in turf management or related field.
  2. Three to Five years' relevant experience.
  3. Eligible to receive or possess a valid Connecticut Pesticide Applicators license.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with aeration, chemical spraying, fertilization and directional mowing; and knowledge of how to operate equipment related to these tasks.
  5. Knowledge of the layout, repair, and irrigation of athletics fields.
  6. Ability to operate University owned vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated experience working with golf, professional or collegiate athletic fields.
  2. Professional license and/or specialized training or certification for chemical fertilization.
  3. 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.

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: UConn Jobs, http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. 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 #2018538)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on May 4, 2018.

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.

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


Assistant Women's Ice Hockey Coach (Specialist I A)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time position of Assistant Women's Ice Hockey Coach. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Women's Ice Hockey Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I women's ice hockey program including coordinating recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; game preparation; marketing and community involvement; and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Women's Ice Hockey Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; one year collegiate hockey coaching experience (within the past five years) including demonstrated experience in the recruiting process of qualified student-athletes; a demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA regulations; knowledge of and prior experience with collegiate team travel; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous women's hockey coaching experience; collegiate playing experience; and prior experience with video review/editing and preparation of scouting reports.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: UConn Jobs, http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. 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 # 2018531)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 26, 2018.

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.

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


DIRECTOR OF MEN'S BASKETBALL STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING (Specialist IA)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the full time position of Director of Men's Basketball Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities will include: the development and administration of the strength/conditioning program for the UConn men's basketball team; assistance with practice and game-day duties including pre-game/practice warm-ups; collaboration with Athletic Training staff as to the monitoring and rehabilitation of student-athletes with injuries; assistance with communication of strength program organization to prospective student-athletes and parents; and strict compliance with NCAA regulations and policies of the University and the American Athletic Conference.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science; five years of experience as a strength-and-conditioning coach at the collegiate and/or professional level; experience creating and implementing detailed development plans for athletes; demonstrated knowledge and experience conducting various performance tests and fitness evaluations; Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification; and demonstrated knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience as a Director of Strength & Conditioning/Sports Performance or Head Coach of Sports Performance at the collegiate level; experience training professional athletes; and demonstrated experience with the use of effective technologies and techniques to improve player performance.

This is an 11 month position subject to annual renewal. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. 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 # 2018524)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 22, 2018.

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.

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


Athletic Graduate Assistant
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a Graduate Assistant Coach. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Women's Rowing Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I women's rowing program including assisting with coaching on and off the water; race day preparation; assisting with boat transportation, maintenance and repair; marketing and community involvement; and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Women's Rowing Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; collegiate rowing experience; a demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.

Term: August 23, 2018 - May 22, 2019

Candidates applying as a graduate assistant must be admissible to a University of Connecticut graduate program with full-time status. Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Interviews will only be granted to those individuals who have been accepted into the Graduate School.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.


Women's Ice Hockey Equipment Services Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applications for a paid Women's Ice Hockey Equipment Services Internship position in the Freitas Ice Forum Equipment Room. The intern will report directly to the Assistant Director of Equipment Services for the sports of Men's and Women's Hockey.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: cleaning and distribution of laundry for games and practices; skate sharpening and repair; game and practice coverage at home and on the road; assisting with home game operations; inventory and procurement of goods; assist with men's ice hockey equipment services, as needed; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; equipment services experience in the sport of hockey (i.e., skate sharpening); demonstrated knowledge of applicable NCAA regulations; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. The ability to work irregular schedules, nights, weekends and holidays is required.

Preferred Qualifications: NCAA Division I experience in ice hockey equipment services; and supervisory experience. This is an immediate opening.

This position is a 12-month appointment (July 1-June 30) with a compensation of $26,640. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term.

Applicants 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.

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