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Temporary - Athletic Event Staff

Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Category:

Casual Wage

Position Title:

Temporary - Athletic Event Staff

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time




Athletic Event Management

Hiring Wage/Salary Range:

$15.55 / 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.
Colgate University, an NCAA Division I member of ECAC Hockey and the Patriot League Conference, invites applications for Temporary Athletic Event Staff.


Athletic Event Staff members will be needed for Colgate athletic events (football, soccer, field hockey, basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, softball, and volleyball). Pay ranges from $15.55/hour and up, depending on the job position. Must be able to work as needed, which are mostly evenings and weekends. Become part of the “one team” culture with great customer service skills.

Various job positions are available, for the athletic event staff positions:Ticket Takers: Collecting game tickets, for admission into Colgate athletic home eventsTicket Sellers: Selling game tickets, for Colgate athletic home events
Will Call Attendants: Distribute game tickets from various constituents (e.g. home/visiting team guests, unofficial/official visits, will call pick up, etc.). Must follow all NCAA, Patriot League, ECAC Hockey, and Colgate University ticket policies.Ushers: Assisting fans to their seats, secure home facility, and provide event information to customers.Parking Attendants: Facilitate the customers through the three (3) parking lots available for Colgate home football and men’s ice hockey games.
Score Clock Operator(s): Operating the scoreboard controller, at Colgate athletic home events. Will work with official crew during game.Statisticians (basketball/volleyball only): Tracking the official game stats of the Colgate athletic games. Will work with the official crew during games.Instant Replay Operator (basketball/volleyball/ice hockey only): Tracking game situations and working with officials concerning the Instant Replay Program (experience with GotoReplay for ice hockey, Synergy for basketball, and Echo for Volleyball). Will train and must attend mandatory training sessions, prior to start of season.Instant Replay Spotter (Football only): Assisting the Instant Replay Operator in reviewable game situations, that take place, through the duration of the game. Will work with officials during the game.Penalty Box Personnel (Ice hockey only): Assisting at the ice hockey games with the timing of penalties, as well as placement and removal of ice hockey game goals during intermissionsKiosk Attendant (Ice hockey only): Selling Colgate Athletics’ apparel at Colgate home events

Professional Experience/ Qualifications:

Employee must be dependable and able to work flexible hours, as needed. Ability to have great customer service skills with the public and stand for extended periods of time in a variety of weather conditions.

Employee must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students on a daily basis.

Must be 18 years of age, or older, to apply for these positions.
Application review begins on July 01, 2024

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time in a variety of weather conditions.

Other Information:

Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.

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Work Schedule:

Evenings and weekends, as needed.

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. Colgate University will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant.

Clery Act:


The Department of Campus Safety will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. You may access the report from the Clery Compliance web page at: Printed copies of this report may be obtained upon request from the Department of Campus Safety via e-mail at


Colgate is a nationally recognized liberal arts college set on a beautiful campus in central New York.

Some 2,900 undergraduates are enrolled in 54 programs, taking advantage of the university's award-winning curriculumoff-campus study program, and numerous research opportunities.

Students enjoy small class sizes taught by expert faculty members -- not teaching assistants.

The university’s strategic plan offers a blueprint for turning today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders, joining the scores of alumni already playing major roles in a variety of fields. The Center for Career Services is a key player as students make this transition.

Colgate hums with activity. It is a place where the arts thrive. Student-athletes compete at the very highest level of NCAA Division I sports. There are dozens of club and intramural sports programs, and the college’s outdoor education program is second to none.

Above all, Colgate is about academic excellence. It is a tradition forged in 1819 and honed through the years by each class of select students.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

The Office of Equity and Diversity at Colgate is charged with fostering a diverse and collaborative community by increasing understanding, respect and inclusion. It is the mission of the office to support campus diversity initiatives with the goal of increasing understanding, respect and inclusion, and to ensure compliance with policies relating to affirmative action, discrimination, and harassment.  The university’s strong commitment to equal opportunity and inclusivity is clearly articulated in the diversity mission statement found here.  The university strives to provide an environment where everyone in our community can learn about, appreciate, and celebrate our diverse cultures and gain understanding, knowledge and skills to be engaged citizens locally as well as globally.

Colgate University fully subscribes to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in private institutions of higher education. Colgate will not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. This nondiscrimination policy covers both employment and access to educational opportunities.  It is the policy of the university to provide equal opportunity in employment and not to discriminate against any individuals with disabilities who are qualified for employment in the positions for which they apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

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