Denver Athletics Public Address Announcer

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Athletics / Recreation

Position Summary

The University of Denver, Division of Athletics & Ritchie Center Operations is seeking talented voices to share in the spirit of the game for multiple sports.  Denver Athletics public address announcing is open to all passionate about collegiate sports. Candidates maybe interested in pursuing a unique opportunity to enjoy and demonstrate abilities to public speak and share their love for sports. 

Denver Athletics host 18 Division I sports, all located on campus.  Dates and times vary throughout the course of the season(s).  Opportunities to announce include sports such as  lacrosse, soccer, basketball, volleyball and more. 

Athletic Public Address Announcers report to our External Operations & Service team.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

  • Lead games | events with voice talent from a predetermined script. 
  • Provoke excitement when needed to enhance the game day atmosphere.
  • Showcase sponsorship and promotions to satisfy needs of Division sponsors, internal and external stakeholders. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Articulate clearly and precisely to script.
  • Familiar with sports rules, regulation and play.
  • Reactive to change in live setting. 
  • Act in professional manner when addressing diverse fans and customers.
  • High regard to customer service and satisfaction. 

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient speaking skills.  Public speaking in "live" setting. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • On-site review of scripting system provided. 
  • Professional staff on-site to reference as needed.
  • Process and procedures for game days shared and mutual understanding of all provided.

Application Deadline
On-Going.  Substitution or fill-in opportunities may be applicable.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Hourly Range:
The hourly range for the position is $20 per hour and varies per sport assignment.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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