Job Information

University of Utah Student-Athlete Development Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/05/2022

Requisition Number PRN12813N

Job Title Athletics Assistant

Working Title Student-Athlete Development Intern

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00327 - Athletics Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The University of Utah Athletics Department is seeking hard-working, motivated candidates for the position of Student-Athlete Development Intern. Primary responsibilities will include assisting the Director & Assistant Director in implementing the Ute Academy program, which supports student-athletes in all areas of development, to include, but not limited to – career, leadership, personal, as well as community engagement. This position will support the lead advisor for Crimson Council ( SAAC ) and will assist in the coordination of community service activities/engagement opportunities and events for student-athletes. The candidate will assist with the planning of development events and workshops.


Major / Essential Duties of Job:

  • Assist with the coordination & programming of the Ute Academy Program.
  • Assist with community service and engagement opportunities for the entire student-athlete population.
  • Secondary staff advisor for Crimson Council ( SAAC ).
  • Assist with planning and scheduling of Ute Café workshops, which provide teams with career, personal, NIL and wellness resources.
  • Assist with the planning of student-athlete development events and workshops.
  • Assist with social media content creation.
  • Work with campus partners (Career Services, etc.) to support career development and programming for student-athletes.
  • Nights, as needed, for student-athlete events and student groups. Events typically occur 2-3 times per semester.
  • Assists the Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Well-Being on program initiatives for and management of the Health, Safety and Well-Being Program.

This job description is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. This job can be hybrid with the ability for office work to be done from home and in the office.

Minimum Qualifications

Current enrollment in a graduate-degree program or in a related area or equivalency preferred. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Previous experience in student-athlete development, career development or student affairs is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Must be able to pass a background check.


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.