University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Internships (not perm.)
4 Year Degree
The University Athletic Association at the University of Florida is searching for a Communications Assistant to assist with all aspects of the Communications Office, including support and development of public relations initiatives with a heavy emphasis on creating content for social media and FloridaGators.com. Responsibilities include serving as the primary contact for at least one sport as assigned in addition to assisting with Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Softball, and all other sports as needed. This is a time-limited position to provide practical experience in a working environment. This position has an anticipated start date of January 2024 or sooner.
This posting will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in a related field
Writing and basic desktop publishing skills*
Ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds
Ability to work a non-standard work will which will include nights, weekends, holidays, and some overnight travel (to potential conferences or NCAA championship events)
Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
*Please submit links to examples of your work. These can be submitted by attaching a document containing the applicable information in the “Documents” section of the online application process.
Please note: Additional on the job training will be provided to candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please note this is a non-coaching position.
Comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to health, dental, life, LTD, AD&D, tuition reimbursement for the University of Florida or Santa Fe College only and is based on in-state or online program rates, pension (upon eligibility), recognition programs and paid time off. This position is compensated at the current minimum wage for the duration of the internship. You can view our benefits on the official job posting by clicking here.
Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date, but no offer of employment will be extended until after the position closes. Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and will be contingent on satisfactory background screening results. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants please go to www.FloridaGators.com/employment to apply. For individuals without computer access, stop by the University Athletic Association, Inc. Human Resources offices located on the 4th floor of the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
THE UAA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND IS STRONGLY AND ACTIVELY COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY.
WE ARE PROUD TO BE A DRUG FREE TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE.
About University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
The University Athletic Association, Inc. is the athletic department for the University of Florida. We are searching for talented candidates to assist us in the pursuit of our goal of being one of the finest intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation. Join UF's 150-year plus tradition of academic excellence, leading-edge research, medical care, flourishing arts, and world-class athletics. As part of The Gator Nation, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make the University Athletic Association a great place to work.