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Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching and learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks an Athletics & Admissions Intern. Successful candidates will enjoy interacting with a diverse group of colleagues and students, will demonstrate an enthusiasm for detail-oriented work and be proactive in approaching administrative tasks.
In the athletics department, our ideal candidate will support programming through internal and external communication; assistance with event management; organization of personnel, materials, and resources; and providing another set of eyes and hands to our daily work with student-athletes through coaching and training. This will be the largest portion of daily work, directed by the Director of Athletics and Assistant Director of Athletics/Athletic Trainer.
The ideal candidate will also have a role in the school’s admissions work: meeting with prospective students, acting as liaison with Athletics and help to recruit student-athletes, representing the school in outside settings, attending information sessions and other events, conducting tours, sitting in on admissions interviews and other duties as assigned.
Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This flexible position commences immediately. If interested, please send a letter of application, resume, and two letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org
Watkinson School, offering inventive learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a part-time receptionist. The position is flexible and expected to be approximately 25 afternoon hours per week.
The receptionist is responsible for welcoming visitors and greeting them, both in person and on the telephone and answering or referring inquiries. Additionally, the position is responsible for tracking student and adult attendance and acting as our rental coordinator and calendar manager for non-school events. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with students is essential.
University of Hartford Benefit
Full-time employees may take up to four courses (12 credits) a year tuition-free at the University of Hartford. They must be taken in different semesters and cannot include PhD courses. Employees should not take more than one course per semester during Watkinson’s regular academic year. Do not schedule courses that meet on Tuesdays during the school year, as these conflict directly with Watkinson’s weekly faculty meetings.
Specifics about additional benefits, including vacation time, are detailed in Watkinson’s Employee Handbook. Should you be applying for a position at Watkinson, please ask to review a copy of the handbook.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Watkinson is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is and will continue to be the policy of the school that all persons shall have equal employment and advancement opportunities based on merit, qualifications, demonstrated skills and abilities. Employment practices and decisions will be made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic or status which cannot lawfully be considered under local, state, or federal law as a basis for employment-related decisions. Watkinson expects all employees to act in accordance with these principles and to reflect their spirit in all relationships with each other and with customers, with vendors and with other business associates or contacts. This policy applies to every aspect of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, screening, application, hiring, training, assignment, development, evaluation, promotion, transfer, rates of pay, benefits, discipline, termination and layoff.
Further, it is Watkinson’s policy that all vendors, suppliers, contractors and others doing business with the school adhere to these principles. Any employee who feels that he or she has not been treated in accordance with the policies and principles stated herein may bring the matter to the attention of his/her immediate supervisor, the Director of Finance or the Head of School.
Watkinson is committed to the employment of qualified individuals with a disability who with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the job the individual seeks, wants to hold or holds. Employees with a disability who need or believe they need a reasonable accommodation are encouraged to review the matter with the Director of Finance. Supervisors and managers may be informed regarding necessary restrictions on the work or duties of the employee and reasonable accommodations to be made.