Loyola University Maryland is seeking a Competitive Sports Professional Intern to join the Department of Recreation and Wellness (RecWell) for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year. RecWell is a dynamic organization that is continually striving to support the mission of the University by fostering healthy lifestyles through inclusive engagement opportunities that cultivate life-long learning. On a small, collaborative campus, Professional Interns also have the opportunity to be involved in campus-wide initiatives that expose them to a number of different areas in student development and higher education. Loyola University Maryland is a growing and supportive environment that enables employees to be creative in addressing a wide array of issues within a collaborative team-based atmosphere. We are seeking colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the development of the whole person and the University's Jesuit values of justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve.
Club Sports Responsibilities
• Assist with the coordination and leadership of 25 club sports teams including but not limited to administration, officer development, policy development, scheduling, risk management, budget oversight and equipment management. • Monitor weather and field conditions and determine if cancellations are necessary and communicate with officers and coaches. • Assist with the development of effective marketing and promotional strategies. • Assist with oversite of eSport clubs. • Supervise high-risk club sports matches and tournaments (ex: Rugby and Ice Hockey). • Assist with collecting and following-up with all accident and incident reports.
Intramural Sports Responsibilities
• Assist with the coordination and supervision of a comprehensive intramural sports program including, but not limited to, program administration, staff development, policy development, scheduling, assessment, risk management, special events, budget oversight, and equipment management. • Provide leadership in the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of student employees including supervisors and officials for Basketball, Volleyball, Flag Football, and Soccer. • Create and communicate weekly staff schedules for officials and supervisors and develop more effective training programs. • Utilize IM Leagues for player registration, eligibility, schedules and standings. • Communicate with all staff and participants regarding schedules, changes, forfeits, cancellations, and all other issues. • Manage employee payroll, daily reports, injury reports and accident reports. • Monitor weather and field conditions and determine if cancellations are necessary and communicate with participants and staff about rescheduled games. • Create, promote and execute Special Events.
• Support the administration of the competitive sports program. • Educate and enforce all policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. • Provide strong leadership to participants, students and staff. • Strive to achieve personal, professional, and departmental goals set during training exercises. • Build and maintain open communication with students, staff and professional staff members. • Represent the program in a professional and exemplary manner while working for the Department of Recreation and Wellness, on campus and around the community. • Any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Competitive Sports.
Compensation and Hours
This is a 9 month position (mid-August to mid-May) working 29 hours per week and is paid $17.00/hour.
Bachelor's Degree required
For more information, please contact Kara Hunter, Assistant Director of Competitive Sports, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates may apply with a cover letter, résumé, and list of three references at www.loyola.edu/careers. Loyola University Maryland welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, seeking applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.
About Loyola University Maryland
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 28 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.