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Graduate Fellow in the Human Resources and Organizational Development Department

Position Title: Human Resources and Organizational Development Fellow
Reports To: Intern Program Manager, VP of HROD

Summary

The Museum recently announced plans to open the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience, a 7.5-acre indoor and outdoor experience that will open in Spring 2018. This immersive, hands-on experience will introduce children and their families to the key factors that elevated sports figures (from athletes to coaches and other associated careers) to legend status – hard work, training, opportunity, and perseverance. Through hands-on activities, real stories, artifacts and memorabilia, families will learn more about the path to greatness. Behind the scenes, the Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD) division will be focused on building and strengthening the “human capital” necessary to make this exhibit a success.  This position will be focus on projects related to intern and volunteer recruitment & placement, staff & volunteer training, staffing & logistics, and general operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

Interns:

  • Compile a list of nationwide college and Uuniversity sports management programs.
  • Engage appropriate partners to establish connections and a potential pipelines for current and future on-going placement opportunities.
  • Assist with the development of an intern recruitment/marketing plan for this segment of the population

Volunteers:

  • Assist in the development of job descriptions specific to SLE.
  • Research and compile a list of local sports, health and wellness organizations that we could potentially partner with to build a volunteer pipeline, that are synergistic with the experiences in SLE.
  • Work with team in the implementation of the Volunteer Services SLE plan for staffing and operations; may include research, data analysis, recruiting techniques, website revisions, etc. 

Professional Development:

  • Assist with the research, development, testing, and implementation for SLE all-staff training

Human Resources& Organizational Development:

  • Provide support to the SLE Staffing Task Force.
  • Assist with the development and testing of staff forecasting models
  • Research staff scheduling software programs
  • Contact targeted organization to research and evaluate staffing & volunteer models, scheduling, contracting, deployment, etc.  
  • Develop and test seasonal staffing scenarios
  • Assist with the development and execution of necessary recruitment and on-boarding processes
  • Participate in operations planning: to possibly include staff entrance and egress patterns, uniforms, etc.
  • Assist with developing, testing and possibly administering wellness program options that  tie to the SLE and support the current staff wellness initiatives

Working Conditions:

  • Working with professional staff, volunteers, partners and the public to gather data, create reports, on-line and face-to-face research, phone conversations and presentation. 
  • Must be able to kneel, sit, or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to work outdoors in diverse weather conditions; must be able to endure regional travel.  
  • Working in both a quiet and at times chaotic environment.

Experience/Requirements:

  • Junior status or higher preferred.
  • Must have organizational skills and research experience or education.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and efficiently; manage time well and multi-task.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Requires experience in Microsoft Office software, Prezi. Familiarity with database systems preferred.

Areas of Study/Interests:

  • Be majoring in Marketing, HR, Research, Communications, Non-Profit Administration, Exercise Sports Administration, Sports Management or other related fields.