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2019-20 BIG 12 STUDENT-ATHLETE PROGRAMS ASSISTANT (INTERNSHIP)

 

 

Overview:

The successful candidate will work with and report to the Assistant Commissioner- Governance and Academics.

 

Compensation (tentative):  $24,000 for 12 months.  Term (dates tentative):  July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Serve as a secondary liaison to the:
  • Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee;
  • Conference Student-Athlete Representative to the Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee;
  • Conference Student-Athlete Representatives to Autonomy Governance;
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Advisors of the Conference Member Institutions; and
  • NCAA staff members supporting the Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Travel to institutional Student-Athlete Advisory Committee meetings throughout the academic year.
  • Plan and coordinate in-person meetings, teleconferences and programming of the Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Assist with planning and coordinating in-person meetings and teleconferences of the institutional Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Advisors.
  • Update the Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee policies and procedures on an annual basis.
  • Assist with social media and technology initiatives of the Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Work with the Conference communications and digital staff to highlight the accomplishments of Conference student-athletes.
  • Attend various Conference meetings to provide Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee updates.
  • Assist with other projects, as assigned by various Conference staff.
  • Represent the Conference at all national meetings/teleconferences regarding student-athlete success initiatives.
  • Serve as secondary liaison to the Dr. Prentice Gautt Student-Athlete Welfare Committee.
  • Support and assist with Conference governance initiatives and programming.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Commissioner and the Assistant Commissioner- Governance and Academics.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required. Former student-athlete and/or experience in a student-athlete advisory committee role (e.g., member or advisor), is preferred. Ability to work in a team setting. Ability to work independently and manage multiple issues in a time-sensitive setting. Experience in public speaking. Proficient in writing and computer skills. Social media proficiencies required. Candidate must be willing to travel for meetings. Experience in a campus athletics department, particularly a student-athlete support services office, is desired.  Experience in a student-athlete advisory role, is preferred.

 

To Apply:

Send a resume, cover letter, contact information for at least three references and creative statement on how to generate Conference office engagement of student-athletes on campus to the address below.

 

Brad Clements, Assistant Commissioner/Human Resources Director

hr@big12sports.com

Big 12 Conference

400 E. John Carpenter Fwy.

Irving, Texas 75062

 

Deadline for application is (Wednesday, April 17, 2019).

 

The Big 12 Conference is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  For more information on the Big 12 Conference visit www.big12sports.com.

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