Who we are: MTSU Campus Recreation is a department that places emphasis on building a positive workplace culture through collaboration, serving others, and through supporting and valuing everyone who comes through our doors. We are a team that welcomes employee input and ideas from all levels in effort to continually improve to serve the MTSU Community. Through recreation, we strive to positively impact MTSU.
Job Summary: The Competitive Sports Intern is an administrative position that works collaboratively within an extensive Intramural Sports and Club Sports program housed under Campus Recreation. The intern is expected to provide administrative support to the Competitive Sports program and is considered part of the Campus Recreation administrative staff and programming team. This position is a 1 semester or 1 year commitment depending on the candidate’s situation. Night and weekend hours may apply as well as other job specific duties as assigned.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, evaluate and provide leadership to Competitive Sports student staff
Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate all Intramural Sports events
Develop ideas and assist with delivering a comprehensive marketing plan for Competitive Sports programs
Assist with student payroll, budget planning, policy development, and equipment/facility inventory and purchasing
What You Can Expect From Us
A highly collaborative team that works outside of its programmatic boundaries to support each other
A Campus Recreation that is focused on creating an inviting and supportive atmosphere for our employees, students, faculty, staff, and external community
A team that appreciates the strengths and contribution of others while working to grow through our areas of improvement
A team that uses data informed decision making to ensure that we are acting in the best interest of our students
A team that has a strong emphasis on creating co-curricular relationships to further enhance our ability to positively affect student success
A positive and fun work environment
What We Offer
Interns will be paid hourly at a rate of $10 per hour averaging 25 hours per week and not exceeding 29 hours per week.
Opportunities for professional development through University, State, Regional, and National conferences and workshops
The opportunity to carry employment through the summer
What We Require
Must be CPR/First Aid/AED certified or willing to obtain certification upon hire
Strong interpersonal leadership and communication skills
What We Prefer
Candidates have a bachelor’s degree
Experience working in supervisory role within competitive sports at the student level
Experience in training Intramural Sports officials
Experience in running Intramural Sports events
Experience in training Club Sports officers
Experience with Intramural Sports schedule software (Fusion IM preferred)
Experience in marketing Campus Recreation events
Sports officiating certification(s)
CPR/First Aid/AED instructor certification
Application Deadline: Applications will begin being reviewed as they are received with priority review starting April 5 and continuing until the position is filled. Final application deadline is April 11.
Anticipated Start Date: August 18th, 2021
How to Apply: Email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Dan Payne at Daniel.email@example.com.
About Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU is located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, about 35 miles southeast of downtown Nashville. With an enrollment around 21,000 students, the university has eight undergraduate colleges, offering more than 40 departments and more than 140 degree programs. The College of Graduate Studies offers more than 100 degree programs. MTSU athletics competes in Conference USA.