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Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach Intern
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

 

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, paid intern position with the Men's and Women's Swimming program. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men's and women's swimming program including recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; game preparation; assisting with pool operation, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; previous experience as a swimmer or coach at the collegiate swimming level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. USS Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid instructor certifications needed at the time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: One season of coaching experience with a collegiate swimming program.

Term of Appointment: August 1, 2016 through April 15, 2017

Compensation: $19,468

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.

 

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.

 

Marketing Assistant - Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

 

The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a paid internship position in the Marketing Office. Duties include but are not limited to: overseeing the Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer and Softball Marketing plans, including the creation of game day scripts and execution of the scripts on game day; serving as a primary assistant at Women’s Basketball, ensuring promotions and sponsor elements are successfully implemented; serving a primary role with the planning and execution of First Night (UConn’s version of Midnight Madness, a combined Men’s and Women’s basketball event); managing student workers involved with the Marketing plans and promotions at Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Softball; graphic design work for the sports listed (where applicable, ribbon/video boards, posters, signs, social media); assistance with Junior Husky Club management/planning, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sports management or related field; experience creating scripts and demonstrated experience planning, supervising and executing game day promotions and sponsor fulfillment; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; and excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work nights, weekends and irregular schedules is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous game day management experience at the Division I level, including working on headset directing game execution and creating game day scripts; experience with Men’s Soccer and/or Women’s Basketball is highly desired. Graphic design proficiency with programs of Adobe’s Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Planning special events such as Spring Game, Midnight Madness, and cultivating/growing student fan groups.

This is an immediate opening.

The Intern position is a 12 month appointment. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed 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.

 

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.

 


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EVENT MANAGEMENT (Program Coordinator, UCP 5)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

 The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time position of Assistant Director of Event Management (Program Coordinator, UCP 5). This position is an integral part of the Athletic Operations staff, assisting with all aspects of event operations for home athletic events while directly overseeing those efforts with regard to select sports. Responsibilities include: crowd management; venue setup and teardown; coordination of visiting teams and officials; implementing emergency plans and procedures; and the scheduling, training and supervision of event and student staff. This position also directly supervises the Event Management Assistant and student interns. When relevant, this position will assist in the coordination and execution of conference and NCAA Championships. This position assists the University of Connecticut athletic operations office in meeting its goal of running quality Division I AAC and NCAA athletic events for the positive influence on the student athlete, general student body and fan.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field; minimum of 3-5 years direct experience in collegiate or professional event/game management (all relevant athletic experience must be within the past 5 years); experience with hosting NCAA and/or conference postseason events; experience in the supervision, hiring, training, and management of students or other employees; demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems efficiently, effectively and independently; excellent communication skills; ability to multi-task, detail-oriented and ability to work with diverse group of staff members; strong customer service with the ability to troubleshoot and handle pressure situations; ability to thrive in a diverse fast paced student-athlete service driven environment in a collegiate setting; willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in related field; previous Division I intercollegiate athletic experience in event management.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Applicants 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 #2016669)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 12, 2016.

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.



ASSISTANT MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH (Specialist IIA)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. Responsibilities include: assist and support the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in the organization and administration of all phases of a high major Division I program including practice and game preparation, scouting of opponents, and the evaluation and recruitment of prospective student-athletes; assist in monitoring academic progress and development of student-athletes; and other program duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; minimum of five years of full-time experience (within the past six years) as an assistant coach at a Division I men’s college basketball program; collegiate playing experience at a Division I institution; working knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, teaching, communication and public relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications: experience as a full-time assistant coach at more than one Division I institution; member of a coaching staff which has led a team to multiple NCAA Tournament appearances; experience in overall basketball operations at the collegiate level, including a demonstrated understanding of team travel, scheduling and budget; involvement in student-athlete community service activities; experience at the professional (NBA) level.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

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 #2016674)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 1, 2016. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found athttp://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.