Fall 2014 Athletic Department Intern

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Description

Penn State University, Wilkes-Barre is located in beautiful Lehman, PA. PSU WB is a member of the Penn State University Athletic Conference and United States Collegiate Athletic Association. PSU WB offers 8 intercollegiate athletic programs, including baseball, basketball (m/w), cross country (m/w), golf (m/w), soccer (m) and volleyball (w). As members of the PSUAC and USCAA, our intercollegiate athletic teams compete annually for conference and national championships!

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its work force.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include...
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant with daily activities of athletic department

Game Management
- Assist AD with organization of sporting events on campus
- Assist AD with training of support staff
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant with travel arrangements for intercollegiate sports teams (transportation, hotels)
- Assist AD in weekly confirmation of opponents, officials and location of - home and away - events
- Assist AD with scheduling of support staff
- Assist AD with making sure sporting equipment/uniforms are clean and of standard prior to each event
- Assist AD with set-up of gym/field for sporting events on campus
- Assist AD with making sure equipment (scoreboard system, pa system) are working properly prior to each event
- Assist AD with any statistical, score and time-keeping duties during sporting events
- Assist AD with organization and management of Penn State Wilkes-Barre Invitational cross country meet
- Assist AD with organization and management of Penn State Wilkes-Barre Volleyball’s two quad meets

Promotions and Marketing
- Assist AD in promoting intercollegiate athletics throughout campus
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant with creating and displaying event flyers and posters throughout campus
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant in composing and emailing students, faculty and staff event information
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant in making sure the website displays correct and updated information
- Assist AD in managing and updating athletic social networking sites (facebook and twitter)
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant in designing athletic advertisements for student newspapers
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant in promoting intercollegiate athletics to local newspapers (including making sure they receive the results of our games)
- Assist AD in promoting PSU Wilkes-Barre athletics within the local community
- Assist AD in formulating a plan to build a cheerleading program
- Formulate new and innovative ideas for increasing attendance at our sport events

Intramurals
- Assist AD in promotion of intramurals to student population
- Assist AD with building intramural rosters
- Assist AD with hiring and training support staff
- Assist AD with inventory (maintaining and ordering) of intramural equipment
- Assist AD with scheduling of intramural games
- Assist AD with scheduling of intramural support staff
- Assist AD in all aspects of setting-up of intramurals
- Assist AD in any score and time-keeping duties during intramurals
- Assist AD/ARB Assistant in making sure the website is up to date with intramural schedule and results
- Assist AD with obtaining feedback from student population on intramural programs

Requirements

Candidate must be knowledgeable about sports and be willing to work nights and weekends. The position is best fit for someone who would not have to relocate.

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