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Athletic Communications Support

Colgate University
Job Location:
Hamilton, 13346
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs

Division: Athletics

Department: Athletic Communications

Hiring Wage/Salary Range

$20.00 / hour

Department Statement

Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University 'Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore.

This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.


For the fall semester, we have openings for play by play announcers for ESPN+ livestream broadcasts. 
This is a really exciting opportunity to assist Colgate Athletic Communications staff at assigned home varsity athletic events as well as with remote project work. 
Job duties include, but are not limited to, writing press releases, event recaps and other website content, live tweeting events, creating social and promotional graphics, assisting with the production for the ESPN+ livestream broadcast, delivering play by play or color commentary on the broadcast, keeping statistics, operating a video camera, updating rosters and bios on the website, and organizing photos. 

This is an opportunity to learn new skills in a fun, fast-paced environment. Former student employees in Colgate's athletics marketing and communications office have gone on to secure full-time employment at such prestigious organizations as the NCAA, Syracuse University, Northwestern University, Northeastern University, Princeton University, Duke University, USA Hockey, as well as various minor-league professional sports teams and leagues.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

Attention to detail is highly valued and required. 
Prior experience is not necessary.


High school diploma or GED.

Requisition Number: 2024CW027Posting

Temporary: Yes

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