Competitive Sports Intern

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Posting Details


Position Title Competitive Sports Intern
Job Category Temp
Office/Department Recreation and Wellness
Location Evergreen Main Campus
Staff Job Type Temporary
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date: 05/06/2022
Position Summary and Duties

Loyola University Maryland is seeking a professional intern for the Competitive Sports program within the Department of Recreation and Wellness. This position works in the Fitness and Aquatic Center and reports to the Assistant Director Recreation and Wellness, Club Sports and Intramurals. The Department of Recreational Sports and Wellness is under the Student Development division. This is a temporary 9 month position, scheduled to work 29 hours each week.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
• Assist the Assistant Director of Recreational Sports, Club Sports and Intramurals, in the organization and administration of both programs. This involves a variety of administrative tasks to prepare and plan for sports activities.
• Assist with the Club Sports program:
o Work directly with the Club Sports officers to coordinate events, travel and the scheduling of games and practices.
o Assist the Club Sport Athletic Trainer on the collection and tracking of all required student-athlete paperwork.
o Supervise and manage weekend and evening club sport activities.
• Assist with the Intramural Sports program:
o Assist with managing the Intramural Staff by helping to recruit, train, supervise and evaluate officials and supervisors.
o Assist in the planning and execution of staff and captains’ meetings
Create and communicate staff work schedules, and track subs via email.
o Assist with the planning, promoting, and administrating all Intramural Sports events including leagues, tournaments, and playoff schedules.
o Monitor weather and field conditions and assist with determining cancellations.
o Officiate games or provide supervision when needed.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
• Ability to begin work prior to or at the start of the department’s fall training in mid-August
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds
• Knowledge about various college student experiences and challenges
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate students
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information

Preferred Qualifications

General sports background and knowledge is highly preferred.
• Supervisory experience
• General knowledge in the areas of Recreational Sports, Club Sports and Intramural Sports management and programing and officiating
• Experience working with students, faculty, and teams

Job Posting Date 04/21/2021
Priority Application Deadline Date
Job Close Date
Anticipated Start Date 08/16/2021
University Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Diversity Statement

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Quicklink for Posting https://careers.loyola.edu/postings/5399

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