To create a positive game day experience for players, officials, and fans. This position will set up athletic venues, greet visiting teams and officials, oversee game day student staff, be proactive in crowd control, actively problem solve, and manage post-game venue tear down.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Pre-Game - 34% of time
Set up venue as needed. Including sound system, chairs, tables, scoreboard, and other equipment for each sport.
Greet the visiting team and officials and usher them to where they need to go.
Verify that game-day staff (ticket takers, scoreboard operators, ball chasers, etc.) are present and assist them as needed.
In-Game - 33% of time
Problem solve any technical or equipment issues that arise.
Monitor the crowd and act accordingly if needed.
Interact with fans and visitors to create a positive game day atmosphere.
Post-Game - 33% of time
Tear down the venue as needed, including the sound system, chairs, tables, scoreboard, and other equipment as needed for each sport.
Assist the visiting team and officials with any reasonable requests they have before leaving campus.
Lock the ticket and concession money away in the appropriate location.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
Ability to deal with pressure situations
Knowledge of sound systems and basic troubleshooting techniques
Skill in organizing and coordinating multiple tasks simultaneously
Skill in prioritizing time sensitive tasks
Ability and willingness to support, respect and commit to embracing diverse backgrounds, values and points of view to build a strong and inclusive community including faculty, staff, students and constituents
Term: Seasonal, September through mid-May
Shift: Regular evening and weekend hours, average 4-5 hours per week
Sports include: Mens and Womens Soccer, Football, Volleyball, Wrestling, Mens and Womens Basketball, Mens and Womens Hockey, Baseball, and Softball.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1+ years of experience in site management, collegiate athletics, or customer service
Education: Bachelor's degree in Sports Management or related field; CPR/First Aid certified
Experience: 3+ years of experience in site management, collegiate athletics, or customer service; knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) regulations
Internal Number: 103636124
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