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Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical and outdoor education, recreational services, and intramural sports, plus wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Cornell University Recreational Services is seeking an intern to assist in the management of the Intramural Sports program. The program features over 30 intramural leagues, single-day tournaments, and special events, and has access to multiple sites for indoor and outdoor activities as well as sporting equipment for the campus community to check-out during the year. The department is overseen by the Robert D. Kennedy '54 Director of Intramural Sports, along with student coordinators and intramural student supervisors. The program proudly employs over 75 intramural officials with opportunities for experiential learning and growth. The Intern will also assist with building supervision of Noyes Community Recreation Center during academic breaks and special events within Recreational Services and the Department of Athletics.
The goal of the internship is to receive continuing education in campus recreation through immersive, on-site training and application. This position will provide a more comprehensive knowledge base and is aligned toward the preparation for the field of collegiate campus recreation as a Graduate Assistant (if candidate has completed Bachelors Degree) or entry-level professional position (if candidate has completed Masters Degree).
Demonstrated experience and success in the management of personnel, intramural sports, and/or officiating experience with the ability to work well in a diverse population.
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Excellent customer service and decision making skills, with a drive to act and take initiative in their work.
Terms of Employment
The internship is a full-time, ten-month appointment (August 1st-May 31st) with an allowance of $1,550/month. Professional development opportunities will be provided as budget allows. There is no visa sponsorship available for this internship.
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Management, Sports Management, Fitness or related field and assurance that this experience will meet internship requirements.
Current First Aid, AED and CPR Certifications
Proficiency in basic computer application on the PC with experience in Microsoft Office programs, Web design and experience with IMLeagues is preferred.
Must be able to work evenings, weekends, university breaks and special events as needed.
Interest in a career in campus recreation with Undergraduate experience in Recreational Sports.
Knowledge of fitness equipment and an understanding the proper use.
Background in computer programming and website design, maintenance and development.
CPR/First Aid Instructor Trainer Certification
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