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Development Hospitality Post Graduate Intern

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 517345
Employment type: Internship
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Athletics, Dining / Hospitality
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a Development Hospitality Post Graduate Intern, which is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position for up to 24 months. 

An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Assist in managing preparation of all premium spaces for football season.  Prepare and manage east club and suites for football gamedays.Assist in managing preparation of premium spaces for men’s and women’s baskeball.  Coordinate printing of season and gameday menus for football, basketball and baseball season.

  • Oversee, plan and prepare premium spaces for bbaseball gamedays.  Manage communication and food/beverage orders with baseball premium ticket holders.  Coordinate nameplate changes for suite and loge holders for football, basketball and baseball.  Assist in planning and preparation of the Powercat Auction
  • Assist in executing and preparing external events, tours and photos on the field.  Assist in hiring scheduling and training of Hospitality & Events Ambassadors (part-time employees).
  • Evening and weekend work is required as well as some travel 
  • Other duties as assigned

Why Join Us:

K-State Athletics is a proud member of the Big 12 Conference, and we are looking for someone who wants to become a member of our staff to help advance our Development Office’s fundraising efforts through hard work, knowledge and dedication.   

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally, and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other.

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Kansas State University has been named a 2022 Top Employer by for a third consecutive year.


The 2021 annual survey by Forbes magazine, “America’s Best Employers by State List,” finds Kansas State University rates among the Top 3 employers in the state and is the best university employer in Kansas.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree at time of application
  • Experience working in athletics events and hospitality
  • Strong written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign experience 
  • Experience working in an NCAA Division 1 Athletics

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter describing qualifications for the position
  2. Resume which must contain three professional references with contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)


Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Salary Range/Pay Rate:

$12.50 per hour (approximately $26,000 yearly estimate plus paid overtime) in the first year;

Potential to earn $14.00 (approximately $29,120 yearly estimate plus paid overtime) after completion of first year with a successful review.  Paid biweekly (26 pay periods).

Benefits Summary:

  • Medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Retirement plan
  • Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
  • Parental leave plan 
  • Term life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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