Sports Operations Intern

University of California Berkeley - Berkeley, CA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $55,000 a year
About Berkeley
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 30, 2018
Departmental Overview
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking two Sports Operations Interns.
The position will directly support the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Operations in their support of sport client groups. Under the guidance of the Assistant AD, this position will serve as a primary contact for 4 programs, where s/he will provide support to the Head & Assistant Coaches. This position will help monitor department, campus, conference, and NCAA deadlines, aid in the budgeting process, help coordinate special events (i.e. team banquets, tournaments, fundraising and/or alumni events, etc.) and other operational needs.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Must be proficient in the use of multiple computer applications.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • The ability to problem solve, multi-task, handle and prioritize a heavy workload, and perform under pressure.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Familiarity with NCAA and PAC-12 Conference regulations and procedures
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstration of high levels of energy, creativity, and initiative.
  • Master’s degree and/or equivalent years experience or training.
  • Knowledge of applicable rules and regulations of the Pacific-12 Conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the Berkeley campus of the University of California adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
  • Previous experience in an Intercollegiate Athletic Department.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information
This is a 1 year contract position.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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