Intern - Athletic Facilities
Detroit, MI Athletics Administration
Job Type


Job ID

IP9979 – 3201 -1587

Position Classification

PT Intern

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the daily maintenance and upkeep of all athletic facilities. 
  • Ensure that all assigned athletic facilities are properly set up in time for each event:
    a) Marking fields/painting lines, b) Setting up game equipment/seating, c) Properly setting up locker rooms. 
  • Assist in the preparation and breakdown of athletic events in Calihan Hall and other
    athletic facilities. 
  • Provide support and game-day coverage including but not limited to: a) Pre-game set up b) Event management, c) Post-game breakdown. 
  • Provide support and coverage for other athletic/special events. 
  • Oversee management of student worker staff of 10-15. 
  • Liaison between the Athletic Dept. and Campus Public Safety, Housekeeping
    subcontractor, and numerous vendors. 
  • Assist in Food & Beverage operations in setup, sales support, etc. 
  • Aid in the coordination of all athletic facility scheduling. 
  • Communicate with the coaches and staff for 19 varsity sports. 
  • Assist in the management of the Athletic Department’s vehicle fleet. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to travel extensively. 
  • Must be able to drive a 15-passenger van. 
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends during the academic year.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations including Horizon League and University Policies.


Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Salary/Pay Information 

Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Schedule



Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.