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26 Mar 2024

Basketball Operations Intern

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Salt Lake City, UT, USA
0+ years exp.

The Utah Jazz are seeking a Basketball Operations Intern to support the basketball operations staff. This role will be integral to running the day-to-day operations of the front office, supporting the basketball operations, scouting, strategy, analytics, and administrative groups with daily tasks. A working knowledge of basketball as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills are key to success in this role. This is a seasonal position beginning in May and ending in July.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with daily basketball operations, scouting, strategy, analytics, and administrative tasks.
  • Work with the scouting staff on logistical operations and scheduling.
  • Organize and maintain internal documents and materials for basketball operations staff.
  • General scouting database support, including data entry and inventory management.
  • Organize and take notes during staff meetings and conference calls.
  • Transportation support for players, front office members, coaches, and guests (airport pickups, hotel drop-offs, etc.).
  • Miscellaneous projects, such as video scouting, local scouting, and other basketball operations projects.
  • General support for all departments within basketball operations.


  • Collaborates - Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Communicates Effectively - Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Action Oriented - Takes on new opportunities and rough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Instills Trust - Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional work experience required.
  • Experience working in the NBA or professional/collegiate sports is preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace, and a fast typing ability.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong operational skills and ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.
  • Highly organized with a robust attention to detail.
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Willingness to learn and problem solve independently.
  • Possess an excellent sense of discretion and professionalism with highly confidential information.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including weekends, nights, and holidays.

Physical Demands

  • This person must be able to communicate and express themselves both written and verbally.
  • This person must be able to observe, inspect, estimate and assess.
  • This person must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • This person must be able to lift 20 lbs.

The Utah Jazz provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request an accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and SEG reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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