Division of Enrollment (Athletics)

Job Description



Position Title:        Assistant Women’s Basketball Intern

Department:          Athletics

FLSA:                    Internship


Working Relationships:

Reports to:            Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Works Closely with:         Athletic Department Staff; Enrollment Staff, Women’s Basketball Team Members


Position Summary:   This position will report to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach.  This internship is designed as a 11-month experience from August 1 through June 30.  The appointment is for one year, with a possible one-year renewal.



All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good


Primary Responsibilities - Intern Functions:              

Under the guidance of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, the Intern will:

  • Assist with on-the-court coaching and individual player development.
  • Assist with coaching junior varsity and varsity during practice and competitions.
  • Assist with identification, recruitment, and retention of student-athletes.
  • Assist in all areas of team development, including in-season and out-of-season activities as allowed by Millikin, CCIW, and NCAA.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operation, including but not limited to, video editing, travel and equipment.
  • Assist in promoting the women’s basketball program through social media and game-day events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Basketball Coach.


Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:

  • Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
  • Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
  • Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management beyond basketball.


Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Women’s basketball coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity:

  • Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

  • Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping
  • Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or more
  • Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

Working Conditions:

  • Outdoor exposure to weather
  • Alternative or flexible work schedule
  • Travel and/or periodic overnight travel


Hazards: None


Background Checks and or Testing:

            X  Background and criminal history check

            £ Physical exam

            £ Drug test

            X  Driving record check

            £ Credit check

            £ Other: _______________________ 


The stipend for this internship is $5000, and also includes a $1500 food allowance and on-campus housing.  This internship does not necessarily entitle the individual a paid position at the conclusion of the internship.