Hours per Week
Up to 25 hrs/wk. Working nights, weekends, and holidays is a possible function of this position.
The Athletics Department at the University of Central Oklahoma currently supports over 400 student athletes in 15 NCAA Division II sports including Football, Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's & Women's Golf, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Women's Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor) and Cross Country, Women's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Women's Rowing and Women's Volleyball.
This student position may require heavy, physical and manual labor. This position may require moving equipment, working outside on grounds, and/or helping with preventative maintenance. This position may also require clerical work, including but not limited to data entry, research, organization, technical usage of computers and athletic event specific programs.
Department Specific Job Functions
Assist with all aspects of game-day and day-to-day operations, including, but not limited to, equipment setup/tear-down, tailgating/fanfest, promotions, on and off field/court entertainment, signage setup/tear-down, ticketing, scorer's table, pre- & post- event activities, work with sports media relations and other administrative clerical duties within the athletics department as assigned. Working nights, weekends, and holidays is a possible function of this position.
Fall/Spring Semesters: All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. International students shall be enrolled full time to be eligible to work as a student worker. Full time enrollment is 9 credit hours for graduates and 12 credit hours for undergraduates.
Summer Semester: Student employees working “regular” student positions must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to be eligible to work during the summer. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but they (and the department) will be required to pay FICA taxes. Student employees working FWSP positions must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours (if undergraduate) or 5 credit hours (if graduate) in order to work during the summer in a Federal Work Study Program position.
Enrollment Exception: If the number of credit hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum number of hours required for student employment, the student must obtain a letter from their Academic Advisor (stating the number of hours needed to graduate and anticipated graduation date) and submit it to Human Resources. This pertains to both regular and Federal Work Study Program positions. Contact [email protected] for more information.
- Students interested in this position must have flexible schedules
- Evening & weekend availability is required
- Ability to stand and walk regularly for long periods of time
- Ability to use hands regularly
- Ability to reach with hands and arms frequently
- Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl regularly
- Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 10 pounds regularly
- Ability to lift, push, or pull over 10 pounds occasionally
- Excellent communication skills both written and oral
- Able to maintain confidentiality and have good interpersonal skills
- Must be highly motivated, dependable, possess independent work habits, and willing to accept other duties as assigned
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.