Operations, Operations - Administrative Support, Operations - Player Development
4 Year Degree
The Big Ten Diversity Internship program annually provides funding for an entry-level administrative position at each member institution. The internship is intended to provide access, recruitment and leadership development experience for candidates interested in college athletes. General position summary: As a primary role, this position is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Student-Athlete Development unit and supporting the administration with organizational planning. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with Athletic Department staff, campus constituencies and various corporate and community partners. Will occasionally work nights and weekends.
Report directly to the Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development
Assist with the creation and implementation of all Maryland Made Student-Athlete Development Career Readiness, Leadership Education, and Identity Development programming
Provide support for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives department-wide
Coordinate and facilitate NCAA mandated workshops on Sexual Assault Prevention Education and Relationship Violence Prevention
Lead the Individual Mentoring Program Assisting Career Transitions (I.M.P.A.C.T.) program
Secondary Advisor for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
Hold office hours Career Readiness one-on-one appointments; resume building, graduate school planning, internship search and other career readiness topics
Provide support for the First-Year Transitions Seminar, Maryland Cares programs and Athlete Identity Transitions
Attend meetings of the Maryland Made Team, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Gossett Student-Athlete Center (GSAC)
Assist the M Club, Letter winners Club, in planning and executing the Letter Jacket Presentation Ceremony
Manage the visiting athletics director’s suite for all home football games; also assisting the M Club Executive Director in hosting alumni
Other duties as assigned
Length of Internship: This is a 35-hour per week paid internship with a one-year appointment (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022).
How to Apply: Submit a coverletter, resume and three references to Resa Lovelace (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Friday, February 24th, 2021 outlining your interest, experience and skills as they relate to this position.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Creative and flexible to respond quickly to shifting priorities and opportunities
Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs
Possess high level interpersonal skills and customer service oriented
Attentive to detail and organizational skills
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Former student-athlete of the Big Ten Conference, preferred
About University of Maryland - College Park
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.