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May 06, 2011

High Performance Program Seeks Intern

USA Archery is accepting applications for a preferred 6 month internship, but will consider applicants needing a 3 month internship, in the High Performance Department.  This is a full-time position, based at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, that reports to the High Performance Manager and related staff.  Job duties will include Resident Athlete on-site supervision, maintaining inventory, data entry, setting up event programming and other duties as assigned. 

The applicant will gain hands on experience in various areas of a National Governing Body/USA Archery, including educational opportunities from professionals in the field of Sports Administration.

For this position, an undergraduate position in Management/Sports and Recreation with the third/junior year completed is required, Masters preferred and some collegiate athletic experience.  You must be in a recognized educational program where an internship is required for the successful completion of your degree or certificate.  Credit will be given upon the completion of this internship.

Anticipated start date:          June 6 or June 13

Salary:  Academic Credit, Room and full board provided

To apply, email resume and cover letter to  Please note that the review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Required: Working on Bachelor's Degree junior/third year completed, preferably in Sports/Business Management; Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated supervisory experience working in an athletic department ; proficiency with personal computer applications (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.); communication skills; ability to follow direction and to manage multiple projects simultaneously; detail-oriented; flexibility to intersperse simple tasks with important administrative responsibilities; ability to reside in Chula Vista, California at Olympic Training Center; ability to lift 50 pounds; clean driving record.

Job Description:

  • Reports directly to the High Performance Manager
  • Resident Athlete (RA) on-site supervision
  • Assist with day to day operation of athletic facilities
  • Various scoring/results related duties as assigned; including prior technical setup, field setup 
  • Data entry using computer spreadsheet and database programs
  • Assist in uniform inventory management
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Requires evening and weekend hours

USA Archery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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