Thursday, November 17, 2011

The University of Arizona - PA Announcer Position

Position Title

PA Announcer (Technical Expert) (On Call)

Job Number



1402-Administration And Athletics


Posted Rate of Pay

$20.00 per hour

Exempt / Non-Exempt



Classified: On-Call (intermittent/seasonal)

Departmental Contact

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Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

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(Continues until position filled)


Benefits Eligible


Full Time/Part Time

On Call

Days and Schedule to be Worked


Number of Hours Worked per Week


Limited to current UA employees only


Documents required to be attached electronically with this application


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Please include contact information for 3 professional references on the resume.

Position Summary

The Athletic Department at The University of Arizona is seeking two people to be the new voices of the Arizona Wildcats Baseball and the Arizona Wildcats Softball teams for the upcoming season and beyond. The ideal candidates should be energetic, animated behind the microphone, and have accurate pronunciation while speaking clearly and directly. These individuals should also be knowledgeable of the basic rules of the games as well as be able to read from a prepared script or adlib as needed.

This is an on-call, non-benefits-eligible position. The individuals selected must be available to work all 35 home baseball games or all 24 home softball games, plus other NCAA events as needed/requested. See schedules at . The selected PA Announcers will be required to be at the stadiums 2 hours before the first pitch and throughout the 3 hour games.

Duties and Responsibilities

Announce home baseball or softball games.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

* Good speaking voice.
* Energetic personality.
* Knowledge of the basic rules of baseball or softball.
* The ability to read from a script or adlib as needed.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening


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