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Public Address (PA) (Temporary)

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

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Public Address (PA) (Temporary)

Primary Purpose:
The Public Address (PA) will announce needed information of the sporting events held at the University of the Pacific in an enthusiastic and engaging manner during the event.

Essential Functions:
  • Announcing starting lineups, game commentary, and analysis.
  • Providing a dynamic and engaging voice for fans during in-game activities.
  • Knowledge of sport terminology.
  • Strong communication and speaking skills.
  • Experience with calling sport activity play-by-play.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Six (6) months of experience doing public address work.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as a public address announcer for college athletic events.
  • Ability to work in coordination with other game operations staff.
  • Knowledge of sports where you are public address announcer.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May require lengthy periods of sitting or standing. Working in confined spaces. Occasional climbing stairs, walking across campus, stooping and reaching. Constant communication using both spoken and written means. Possible exposure to loud noises.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work performed during odd hours, nights, and weekends.

Hiring Range: $20.00 per hour. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.


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