Sustainability Intern
Austin, TX Operations
Job Type
Part-time
Description

Moody Center is Austin’s new premiere venue, hosting the biggest artists and acts on the planet. Moody Center will also serve as the new home court of the Texas Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. 


At Moody Center, we are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community, and business partners through world-class sports and entertainment. We believe winning matters, our fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams achieve unimaginable results, honoring the culture and music history of Austin, Texas is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.  Visit www.moodycenteratx.com to learn more about this venue.


Position Summary: 

Moody Center is offering a paid internship for the Spring Semester. We are looking for students who want professional level experience and have the initiative, skills and drive to excel. This program will give college students an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the live entertainment, sports, and venue management industry. 


This internship will provide experience with sustainability initiatives, planning and reporting, as well as general venue operations. Interns will gain working knowledge and experience working with a portfolio of projects to support Oak View Group’s Sustainability Program including projects to address energy, water conservation, waste management, air quality, green mobility, and environmental stewardship. 


Internship details:

· Pay: $13.00 / hour

· Not to exceed 20 hours per week

· Internship Dates: Spring Semester (January-May)

· Location: Moody Center, on UT campus


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

· Assist with coordinating and facilitating, Oak View Group’s Sustainability policies, programs, and initiatives that promote local environmental, energy, economic, and social sustainability. 

· Assist in tracking performance standards and metrics applicable to the environment, community health, safety, security, pollution prevention and abatement, and other policy areas as directed.

· Manage data collection to identify trends.

· Assist with writing reports describing program results and challenges. 

· Coordinate training and public information efforts to ensure that Moody Center employees are knowledgeable, trained, and capable of carrying out their respective environmental responsibilities.

· Assist in training all arena staff create a “buy-in” culture for our sustainability program. 

· Assist with record keeping. 

· Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

· Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building, exposure to loud noises, and standing for long periods of time.

Requirements

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • High School diploma + 1 year of sustainability area of study. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in the most productive and/or appropriate manner.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

· Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work in a team setting.

· Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Previous experience in a customer service-based industry is preferred.

· Previous experience within a sports, entertainment, or related field is preferred.

· Willingness to learn and open to coaching.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). 

· High level of demonstrated professionalism, integrity, and ability to maintain sensitive information.


EEO Statement:

Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


DEI Statement:

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference. 

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is routed in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Updated Vaccination Statement as of 3/17/2022:

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada, we highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.