Responsibilities - The Athletic Facilities and Events Graduate Intern, under the direction of the Associate Director of Athletics for Facility and Event Operations, shall learn game operations and administrative duties to support the NCAA Division I Facility and Event Operations area.
These experiences shall include: Assisting the Associate Director of Athletics for Facility and Event Operations in preparation and execution of Game Operations for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, and Men’s and Women's Basketball. Duties will include assisting in coordination of all logistics for home events; supervision of part-time student event staff; work cohesively with Athletics co-workers and also with outside vendors, and scheduling of all Athletics operated facilities. The Graduate Intern for Athletic Facilities is also responsible for assisting in the management of the day to day operation of the Gonzaga Athletic Facilities. Duties will also include assisting the Director of Athletic Facilities and Event Operations with non-athletic events held within the Athletic Facilities. Other duties will be assigned as needed.
Duration of Internship - The Athletic Facilities & Events Internship is a 2-year program and renewable for the second year by mutual agreement between the Associate Director of Athletics – Facility & Event Operations and the Athletic Facilities & Events Graduate Intern. Schedule - The Athletic Facilities & Events Internship is a fully-immersive experience replicating a full-time position in the field of Event & Facility Management. In addition to regular office hours, this field often requires nights, weekends and holiday hours where applicable to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
Professional Advancement - The Athletic Facilities & Events Graduate Intern shall work closely with the Facilities & Event Operations staff to develop skills within the area to prepare the Athletic Facilities & Events Graduate Intern to obtain fulltime employment in the profession upon completion of his/her internship.
Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
Acceptance into Gonzaga Graduate school of choice.
Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be dependable, meticulous and good at problem solving in high pressure, deadline filled setting.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to provide own, reliable transportation to work or use public transportation to achieve punctuality.
Applicants should have previous event management experience at the collegiate or professional level.
Must have the ability to lift 50lbs.
Additional Salary Information: A monthly stipend of $1,000 and graduate school tuition. The individual may enroll in any graduate program offered by Gonzaga University (School of Law excluded) and is subject to the entrance requirements of the university.
About Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, Washington, and is a member of the West Coast Conference (WCC) and sponsors 17 NCAA Division I programs.