The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics seeks applicants for the open positions of gameday event worker. These are temporary part-time positions that staff Washington and Lee Athletics Department events. Work activity varies from week-to-week, ranging from one event a week to several contests per week. Workers will assist the Department of Athletics in hosting home athletic events for all of its 24 varsity sports teams. The nature of work varies from operating scoreboards, video boards and video cameras to keeping score sheets and scorebooks, helping with statistics or public address announcing.
STATUS: Part-Time, Without Benefits WORK HOURS: Vary, includes nights and weekends. Majority of events last an average of 2.5 hours. Some events such as larger tournaments held on weekends could range from 4-8 hours. In this position you are limited to 29 or fewer hours per week and less than 999 hours in your anniversary year. FLSA: Non-Exempt MINIMUM PAY: $10 / hour
A high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
Positive attitude and a strong work ethic, along with a general knowledge of a variety of sports and athletics
Ability to use basic technology to operate scoreboards, video cameras or similar equipment
Ability to work nights and weekends when a majority of athletics events take place
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirements include lifting and transporting up to 20 pounds of supplies and equipment to game venues, standing and walking.
Working conditions include indoor and outdoor environments with limited availability to climate-controlled areas.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all?inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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Washington and Lee University is an independent liberal arts university founded in 1749, named for an early benefactor (George Washington) and an innovative president (Robert E. Lee). The campus is a national historical landmark, the city offers small-town charm, and the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains provide unparalleled surroundings. Students govern themselves in a community based on trust and honor. The faculty of teacher-scholars pursues a student-oriented approach to scholarship and nurtures lifelong relationships with the pupils. The curriculum blends traditional liberal arts and sciences with pre-professional programs in business, journalism and law. W&L prepares graduates for a life of learning, achievement, leadership, service and engaged citizenship in a global society.