Don DiJulia Athletic Director Internship: Administration and Championships
Atlantic 10 Conference
Location: Washington, D.C.
Operations - Event Management
The Atlantic 10 Conference is accepting applications for the Atlantic 10 Don DiJulia Athletic Director Internship. The candidate must submit a standard application and a 250-500 word essay on their career aspirations to become a college athletic director. The internship is dedicated to work in administration, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball and Olympic Sports. Mentoring opportunities within the Atlantic 10 membership and a rotation of administrative responsibilities within the A-10 Office.
Duties •Assist with the preparation and operation of assigned conference championships. •Provide support for regular season administration, research, and data management. •Coordinate community outreach programs for selected sports (i.e. school day and clinics) at selected championships. •Assist with host institutions/site preparation and sport committees. •Provide on-site championship support and staffing as needed. •Assist administration with membership meetings and committee preparation. •Assist with administrative duties including filing, data management, and special projects.
Requirements • Undergraduate degree. • Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills with an emphasis on attention to detail, work ethic, honesty, and loyalty. • Strong computer skills with including proficiency with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite encouraged. • Volunteer and/or paid experience in administration and/or sport event management.
Note: This is a paid monthly stipend. Candidates must secure their own housing.
Application Procedure Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references. Applications and essay must be submitted electronically to email@example.com with INTERN DIJULIA noted in the subject line by Friday, December 15. Applicants will only be contacted if finalist for position. No phone calls please. Atlantic 10 students are encouraged to apply. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Atlantic 10 Conference is an equal opportunity employer. The expected start date is January 2024. Term is negotiable: January 2024 – June 2024 or January 2024 – June 2025
The Atlantic 10 Conference was founded in 1975 and consists of 15 diverse members across nine states and Washington, D.C. The conference office currently operates out of Newport News, VA and Washington, D.C. The mission of the Atlantic 10 is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 22 nationally competitive championship sports. The basketball-centric conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for its student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. The membership consists of Davidson College, the University of Dayton, Duquesne, University, Fordham University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, Loyola University Chicago, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph’s University, Saint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information, visit www.atlantic10.com.