This is a FOR-CREDIT paid internship. ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS WHO ARE ABLE TO RECEIVE COLLEGE CREDIT WILL BE CONSIDERED. If you are unsure of your ability to receive college credit, it is your responsibility to contact an academic advisor regarding your ability to receive college credit prior to moving forward as a candidate for this position. LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP:
Late-December to Early-May 2019 (Approximately 17 weeks) HOURS PER WEEK:
Full-time (Average 40+ hours per week) COMPENSATION:
Indiana minimum wage (currently $7.25 per hour) JOB SUMMARY
The Basketball Operations Intern will work directly with the Indiana Pacers Basketball Operations to assist the basketball division with daily administrative duties, draft and free agency preparation, game day responsibilities and other tasks as assigned. Other tasks may include, but are not limited to research and analysis, salary cap updates, entering data into the personnel database, league-wide depth chart and roster maintenance, and additional duties as assigned by the Basketball Operations staff. This position will report directly to the Coordinator of Basketball Operations and is responsible for assisting with projects for the Operations, Executive and Scouting departments. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Assisting with administrative needs (i.e. scheduling, filing, distributing mail/supplies/tickets, assembling print jobs, generating daily reports, and other assignments to help ensure daily operations in the basketball facility run smoothly.) 2.Assisting with executive needs (i.e. escorting guests, transporting of players/personnel, travel arrangements, restocking cabinets and refrigerators, etc.) 3.Assisting the scouting department with schedule planning, draft preparation, statistical research and analysis, and data entry. 4.Help maintain the integrity of the basketball division's data including daily and periodic cleaning, maintenance, updating, and management of team databases. 5.Assisting the other departments as needed - Training, Player Development, Coaching, Video, Analytics, etc. 6.While fulfilling tasks related to the internship, the intern is regularly required to sit at a desk for extended periods of time, stand, walk, and climb stairs and shall be able to exert up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. 7.May be required to drive to complete internship tasks (if driving is necessary, a valid Driver's License is required). 8.Other duties as assigned. CRITERIA & QUALIFICATIONS Excellent attitude Ability to work on projects independently and maintain confidential information Extensive knowledge of basketball and the NBA Excellent written and verbal skills, as well as ability to multi-task and prioritize Willing and able to work a flexible schedule Maintain a professional image at all times Excellent communication skills with both internal and external staff Strong organizational skills with a robust attention to detail in regards to both checking data and visual presentation of deliverables Proficient in Microsoft Office applications DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Relevant work experience in the sports industry (NBA and/or basketball experience is a plus) Familiarity with the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement WHAT TO EXPECT This position is a paid internship requiring students to receive college credit. The internship takes place in Indianapolis, IN and any relocation/moving expenses are the responsibility of the intern. The intern will work 40 hours per week with occasional overtime as business needs require. All interviews will be conducted via phone and/or Skype, so please provide accurate contact information on your application and resume.