Conference Carolinas is a premier NCAA Division II athletics conference located in Greenville, SC. Conference Carolinas is offering a one-year internship position for a female or underrepresented minority college graduate interested in working in collegiate athletic administration. Our office will provide on-the-job training and we request that applicants possess an interest in pursuing a career in the administration of intercollegiate athletics at the Division I, II, or III level.
This position will assist four full-time staff members in the coordination and execution of all conference-sponsored championships and will be responsible for assisting the conference staff in both internal and external operations related to the functioning of the conference office. This position will report directly to the Assistant Commissioner for Internal Operations. The Conference Carolinas internship will focus on the following three areas of administration: Championships, NCAA Division II Compliance, and Athletic Communication/Sport Marketing.
The Conference Carolinas internship is structured to offer a comprehensive experience geared to prepare a well-rounded athletics administrator. Specific responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:
NCAA Division II Compliance
•Assist in monitoring/researching/investigating/enforcing all conference & NCAA rules compliance •Gain knowledge of the NCAA Division II manual, NCAA website, LSDBi, CAi, and NLI database •Update Conference Compliance and SAAC webpages and any conference compliance handbook or game environment policy information •Monitor, review, and file National Letters of Intent/athletic grant-in-aid documents •Assist in reviewing all secondary rules violations and assist in preparing quarterly violation reports •Access and evaluate squad lists and financial aid summary reports
•Update Conference website with athletic communication press releases and statistics •Enter sport schedules into conference website and become familiar with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite •Complete and post player of the week press releases and supplemental reports •Create and post relevant press releases/articles/links for distribution for the Conference Website/media/membership •Prep press releases for pre-season polls
•Assist office staff coordinating Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) & NCAA Life Skills activities and conference meetings. •Coordinate along with conference staff, the conference awards & game environemnt program. •Assist in transcribing conference call minutes associated with any and all areas of business •Assist staff with conference championship tournament administration & serve as a conference representative at various championship events •Assist the organization of all conference meetings and/or conference calls •Assist in reviewing & monitor game environment at league institutions •Cultivate and meet with potential Conference sponsors •Present on-campus game and marketing promotions as necessary •Coordinate ball and equipment contracts for various sports within the league •Administer contest game environment initiatives •Manage conference and member community engagement activities •Perform additional duties as assigned by the Commissioner
Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work office hours during the week as well as nights, weekends and some holidays is required.
Additional Salary Information: Official start date: August 1, 2020. Early start date of May 1, 2020 is viable.
About Conference Carolinas
Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference that is located in Greenville, SC area. Member schools are located in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Member schools include: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, Southern Wesleyan University, and Chowan University. All conference members were founded with a focus on faith, are smaller, private, liberal arts institutions, share common values, and strive to attain excellence and virtue in all endeavors.
Conference Carolinas is built upon the idea of offering challenging NCAA competition in an environment that fosters both the academic and athletic achievements of its student-athletes. Conference members believe that only when sport is properly directed towards the development and formation of the whole person, in body, mind, and soul, can each student-athlete realize his or her full potential. Conference Carolinas’ new tagline is “Champions in Body, Mind, and Soul”.