The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applications for a paid internship position in the Athletic Event & Facilities Operations Office. The Intern will assist the Director of Event Management with the daily operational and planning aspects of the event management department. This position will involve necessary coverage for the events in the various athletic facilities. This includes game/event management responsibilities for select sports; assist with outside event rentals; coordination of venue setup and teardown. This intern will also assist with facility projects as necessary. In addition, the intern will assist with the daily maintenance and upkeep of the various athletic facilities; manage work orders and building systems such as access control and security; assist with project management, working closely with University Facility Services personnel and outside vendors as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; one to two years’ of prior event and facility management experience; demonstrated working knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations; excellent organizational, communication and administrative skills; and the ability to work athletic events, irregular schedules, weekends and evenings required.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; and Division I collegiate or professional facility management and event operations experience.
This is an immediate opening.
Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website http://hr.uconn.edu/adjunct-facultytemporary-employee-benefits/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 486-3034.
Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references to: email@example.com. 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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