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Job ID: 561. 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.
Narrate game events, provide statistics and make announcements from a neutral viewpoint.
Provide information to spectators including emergencies, policies/procedures, and general event updates.
Requires a high school education or equivalent
Ability to attend all trainings and pre-event meetings.
Experience with a variety of microphone systems
Must be available for the majority of Miami home athletic events. (Includes nights, weekends, and holidays)
Strong knowledge of NCAA rules and positions for a variety of collegiate sports.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Must be able to follow a timeline and be alert at all times during events.
Announce/Pronounce complex names
Must be comfortable with speaking/announcing to crowds of 3000+.
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
Strong knowledge of the following sports: Ice Hockey, Track & Field, Tennis, Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Basketball & Football.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include audio 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 firstname.lastname@example.org:
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)?
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.
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