The Sport Clubs Intern provides leadership, vision, and supervision for the daily operation and management of a comprehensive Sport Clubs Program that serves over 1,000 unique participants each year.
The Intern is responsible for assisting the Assistant Director with personnel management, training, and scheduling for an average of 17 student staff. This position also develops and delivers multiple officer, coaches, and faculty/staff advisor education clinics specific to sport clubs operations, as well as daily management and delivery of Sport Club activities at multiple on and off-campus venues. Additionally, this position serves on the Campus Recreation Student Staff Development Committee, and University Lead Team that provides guidance and recommendations on student organizational conduct outcomes. The Intern works collaboratively with other areas within the Department, Division of Student Affairs, and throughout the University to enhance Sport Clubs Program participants’ experience. The Intern is expected to collaborate with Department and University constituents to facilitate events or projects. The Intern is committed to promoting Campus Recreation values of community, integrity, and development by creating an inclusive environment in department facilities and via programming to a diverse University community.
The position hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, some weekend and evening hours dependent on programmatic needs, University calendar, area requirements, or department/university events. This position is on-call to respond to personnel, program, and building emergency situations.
This position is a 9-month professional internship appointment
Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, physical education, kinesiology, recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, student affairs, or comparable degree
9 months work experience in an Sport Clubs or Competitive Sports program in higher education
Experience supervising, managing, and mentoring student staff
Experience developing and leading educational trainings
Demonstrated knowledge of Sport Club program operations
Master’s degree in exercise science, physical education, kinesiology, recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, student affairs, or comparable degree
Two-year 20-hr/week graduate assistantship in Sport Clubs/competitive sports
Direct personnel management experience of student staff: recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, and disciplining
Budget development and budget management experience
Experience with Sport Clubs event scheduling software (e.g. IMLeagues or comparable)
Experience with programming or service delivery for diverse community populations
$2000 in professional development funding
May be eligible for medical insurance coverage through Colorado State University
Salary: $17/hr 40 hours/week
Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, January 21, 2019. Interested applicants must send a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional references in a single PDF document to Cindy Tse, Assistant Director, Sport Clubs at Cindy.Tse@colostate.edu. Applications submitted through bluefishjobs.com will not be reviewed.
About Colorado State University Campus Recreation
Colorado State is located in Fort Collins, a city of 165,000 – 65 miles north of Denver. The City offers a unique blend of metropolitan advantages and small town friendliness. Located at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins, with its ideal climate, provides easy access to numerous activities.
Colorado State University has approximately 33,000 students. Campus Recreation department employs 33 full-time staff (includes support, maintenance, custodial) and over 300 student employees.
Full-time positions include medical and retirement benefits.
Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.