Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Internship
About Westfield State University: In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Westfield State is the most residential of the state universities in Massachusetts, with over 60% of our 5600 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and 1.5 hours from both Boston and Albany.
Job Description: Campus Title: Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Internship ? 2019-20 State Job Title: N/A Department: MASCAC Funding: Grant Job Type: Temporary Part-Time Timeframe: The internship is for two semesters. Shift: TBD / Will include nights and weekend Regular Days Off: TBD
General Statement of Duties: The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) seeks qualified applicants for a hands- on internship to assist with a wide breadth of conference duties. This internship for stipend and possible academic credit is located at the conference's office in Westfield, Massachusetts. This opportunity is intended for professional development of a female/ethnic minority applicant for a minimum of eight months practical experience. Depending on qualifications, this position is focused on furthering knowledge and skills in such areas as the administration, finance, championships, grants, media relations and other duties as assigned for an NCAA Division III Athletic Conference Office.
Internship length: The internship is for two semesters. The intern's schedule will be developed based on the intern's availability and needs of the conference.
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: Essential:
Depending on the candidate, the intern will assist in such areas as administrative tasks, finance, conference championships, grant work, media relations and other duties as assigned.
The intern will assist with creating and updating conference record books.
Requirements: Required Qualifications:
Candidates should be a self-starter whom possess strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
Candidates must be available to work select weekends and nights.
Candidates should have one academic year of experience in a collegiate athletics office, conference operations or sports information office setting as a student assistant or an intern.
It is preferred that the intern is a graduate student. Undergraduate students with experience in a conference office or collegiate athletics department will also be considered for the internship.
Experience with Microsoft Excel, publication software (Adobe InDesign and Photoshop) is also preferred.
Additional Information: Disability Accommodations: Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.
Background Check: Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.
Application Instructions: How to Apply: Interested parties may apply by sending:
Cover Letter and Resume
Names and contact information for three references via e-mail. Please send these documents to Angela Baumann, MASCAC Commissioner at email@example.com.
NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us. Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.
In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. The University is dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.