Part-time Athletics Communications Gameday Worker

Lexington, VA

Washington and Lee University

Job Description:

The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics seeks applicants for the open positions of gameday event worker. These are temporary part-time positions that staff Washington and Lee Athletics Department events. Work activity varies from week-to-week, ranging from one event a week to several contests per week. Workers will assist the Department of Athletics in hosting home athletic events for all of its 24 varsity sports teams. The nature of work varies from operating scoreboards, video boards and video cameras to keeping score sheets and scorebooks, helping with statistics or public address announcing.

The anticipated start date for this role is January 23, 2021. The position start date and hire will be contingent on the 2021 athletics season occurring.

STATUS: Part-Time, Without Benefits
WORK HOURS: Vary, includes nights and weekends. Majority of events last an average of 2.5 hours. Some events such as larger tournaments held on weekends could range from 4-8 hours. In this position you are limited to 29 or fewer hours per week and less than 999 hours in your anniversary year.
MINIMUM PAY: $11 / hour

Application Instructions:

External Applicants: Complete the online application forms. Cover letter and resume are optional. If your upload a resume on the Quick Apply screen, the application will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page. You may add a cover letter to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page if you wish. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it. The online application form requires you provide names and contact information for three professional references.

Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Click Apply from the Open W&L Jobs report. Update your Education and Job History. Provide information for three professional references in the appropriate boxes. Cover letter and resume are optional. Refer to the Job Aid for additional guidance.

Physical Requirements:
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Working Conditions:

The worker is subject to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.

Non-Benefit Eligible


Hourly Pay Rate:

To apply please click here! Posted: 05/09/2021