Announcer - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2742 - PT - Temporary - Paid Per Event

Serve as an announcer for various sporting events.

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

*Special Instructions*

Please include audio mp3 file of your announcing ability. This must be received before application will be considered.   Send audio file to Stephanie Davis, 230 Millett Hall, 500 E. Sycamore St., Oxford, OH 45056.

Also, please send answers to the following questions to Stephanie Davis via email at
1. Have you previously worked as an Announcer?
2. For which sports do you have working knowledge?
3. Where did you gain your work experience, and at what level (high school, collegiate, professional)?


For Field Hockey &/or Ice Hockey primarily:

Narrate game events, provide statistics and make announcements from a neutral viewpoint.

Provide information to spectators including emergencies, policies/procedures, and general event updates.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a high school education or equivalent

Ability to attend all trainings and pre-event meetings, must be available for the majority of Miami home athletic events. (Includes nights, weekends, and holidays)

Experience with a variety of microphone systems

Strong knowledge of NCAA rules and positions for a variety of collegiate sports, strong knowledge of the following sports: Ice Hockey and Field Hockey

Must be able to follow a timeline and be alert at all times during events.

Speak clearly, announce/Pronounce complex names, must be comfortable with speaking/announcing to crowds of 3000+, strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Specific knowledge of Miami University Athletics

Prior experience as a sports PA announcer, play by play announcer, or television/radio announcer

A pleasant voice, calm attitude, descriptive ability, good vision and ability to present an unbiased perspective

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please see the Special Instructions under the Job Description for further instructions.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Announcer
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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