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Athletics Event Public Address Announcer (Pool)

Pool Details

Pool Details

Pool Number
Title Announcer I / Disk Jockey
Open Date 07/01/2015
Close Date 06/30/2016
Application Expires After Number Of Days 180
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
Salary/Pay Range
Specialization
Job Summary

• Assist with the overall game day operation of the following varsity sports; volleyball, basketball, baseball, track and field, golf, and tennis.
• Event staff employees are responsible for all other duties assigned in addition to their specific job description.
• Event staff employees are required to properly setup and breakdown for an athletic event.
• Event staff employees are required to attend brief and debrief meetings before and following the event to obtain more information necessary to job performance.
• Event staff employees are required to be knowledgeable of conference and NCAA rules and regulations for the respective sport event.
• Must have the ability to perform duties outdoors in various weather conditions such as, rain, cold/hot days if necessary.
• Hours include days, nights and weekend and possibly holidays.
• Willingness to represent Chicago State University, and our mission and core values, in a positive manner on and off campus.

Job Description

• Strong vocal talent
• A unique and definitive personality
• Ability to multi-task in a stressful environment
• Comfortable announcing to crowds of over 5,000 people on a microphone
• Comfortable announcing complex names from a variety of ethnic backgrounds
• Receptive to both positive and negative feedback
• Ability to be spontaneous and react quickly as appropriate
• Comfortable working closely with Athletic department and game operations staff
• Experience working as a PA announcer in collegiate or professional sports, in television, in radio or on stage is preferred

Minimum Qualifications

• High School Diploma and an interest to work in event, facility or sports management

Preferred Qualifications

As a staff member, you will be responsible for performing any or all jobs listed below:
Play music, advertisements and promotional items using a wide range of formats, including vinyl, CD or digital MP3, and a wide
range of equipment such as plates, mixers, microphones and amplifiers
Play and mix records to create an upbeat atmosphere during athletic events
Interact with the public through music, pre-recorded news, jingles and advertisements
Strong vocal talent
A unique and definitive personality
Ability to multi-task in a stressful environment
Comfortable announcing to crowds of over 5,000 people on a microphone
Comfortable announcing complex names from a variety of ethnic backgrounds
Receptive to both positive and negative feedback
Ability to be spontaneous and react quickly as appropriate
Comfortable working closely with Athletic department and game operations staff

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD
  3. Do you agree to a criminal background check?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter