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Emcee (Temporary)

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

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Emcee (Temporary)

Primary Purpose:
The Emcee is responsible for providing an inclusive and entertaining environment for fans, athletes, staff, faculty, and students. The role will be an extension of marketing in promoting Pacific Athletics through events, social media, etc.

Essential Functions:
  • Act as host in promoting in-game contests, sponsors, and entertainment.
  • Engage fans in entertainment such as performances and cheers.
  • Make periodic announcements when needed.
  • Attend community events as directed by Assistant Director of Marketing and Promotions.
  • Maintain high-energy and positive attitude.
  • Speak clearly with exceptional annunciation.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service.
  • 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.
  • One (1) year of experience working in an emcee or PA role with a sports organization at a collegiate, minor league, or professional level.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably related to communications, marketing, sports management, or related field.
  • Experience in hosting large scale events.
  • 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.

Ability to easily stand and move up and down stairs. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time. Requires extended periods of standing while performing the functions of this position. Must be able to work in an environment with loud noises.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Flexible schedule to accommodate long hours and after hours events. Average of 10-20 hours/week, minimal overtime may be necessary based on business needs. 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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