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    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach
    (Specialist IA)

    The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the full-time position of Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach. Responsibilities 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 the recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; home and away meet preparation and management; assisting with pool operation, and other duties as assigned by the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; previous collegiate coaching experience as a Head or Assistant Coach of a Division I swimming program (within the past two years); knowledge of and prior experience in the recruiting of Division I student-athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; excellent organizational communication and public relations skills; USS Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid instructor certifications needed at the time of employment.

    Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience as a collegiate swimming student-athlete and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.

    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 is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2016001) This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 16, 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.


    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Marketing Assistant- Ticket Sales, Service & Cultivation
    (Project/Program Specialist)

    The Athletic Marketing Office is looking for an individual with ticket sales experience to assist the Director of Sales/Fan Development and Engagement in selling season tickets, mini plan packages, group tickets and single game event promotions. This individual will be charged with developing new corporate, institutional and individual sales; identifying potential customers within existing data bases; re-engaging lapsed customers; and assisting the Director with all sales efforts of the department. The individual will also provide customer service support by engaging with clients at game day and ticket holder events; will assist in email marketing efforts; will attend community events and business opportunities to promote ticket sales as well as assist with sales strategy plans and benchmarking; other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Marketing.

    Minimum Qualifications: One year full time sales experience in the sports or entertainment industry, selling season tickets, mini plans and single game/event tickets; college experience must be as a full time intern or graduate assistant in a ticket sales/marketing role; experience in cold calling, databasing and preparing reports detailing daily contacts with leads, prospects and customers; customer service and relationship building experience; ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word; and must have a positive, competitive attitude and a passion for the collegiate sports experience.

    Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of full time sales experience in the sports or entertainment industry which includes successful experience identifying and cultivating new customers/prospects; one year of full time experience with ticketing at the college level; experience selling premium seating; experience with Paciolan ticketing software (eVenue, PACMail, etc.); and master's degree in business sports administration or related field.

    Appointment Terms:

    This is a temporary position. There are no health care/dental benefits provided with this position, but there is opportunity to purchase the comparable State employee health insurance at a group rate.

    Candidates must email a 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.

    The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.


     

    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics
    Athletic Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship

    The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for Fall 2015. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning.

    Responsibilites will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn's Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.

    Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.

    Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR â€"First Aid certification.

    Application and Internship Dates:

    Application Deadline: July 21, 2015

    Internship Start Date: August 25, 2015

    Approx. End Date: December 10, 2015

    Candidates should email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women and people with disabilities. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.