Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Department of Athletics is seeking Game Operations Event Staff to perform a variety of duties to assist in the game day operations of the various intercollegiate sports within the University's Department of Athletics.
Roles include, but are not limited to: Scoreboard Operator, Timer, Statistician, Shot Clock Operator, Play Clock Operator, Replay Coordinator, Scorebook Keeper, Libero Tracker, and other Game Operations Support positions.
Employees in these roles should possess strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills and work well in a team dynamic. The ability to observe an entire game while paying close attention to specific details and following highly specific directions is required. The abilities to work evening, night, and weekend hours and to work outdoors in high or low temperatures will also be required.
Hourly rate will depend upon the role assigned.
This is a wage position, which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Some related experience staffing athletic events required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: At least 1 year of experience as a game operations event staff employee, sport coach or athlete, or as a game official at high school, collegiate, or professional athletic events preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong organizational and customer service skills required. Abilities to communicate with Athletics staff, officials, and other event staff while working as part of a team, to observe an entire game while paying close attention to specific details and following highly specific directions, to sit in high or low outdoor temperatures for extended hours, and to work night and weekend hours also required.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong knowledge of the rules of various intercollegiate sports and of the NCAA rules and regulations associated with these sports is preferred.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.