Public Address Announcer

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NCAA Division I

The public address announcer is responsible for informing everyone in the attendance at an athletic contest any and all pertinent information that is occurring during the event. In addition, the PA announcer must do commercial “reads” throughout the game or event. The ability to annunciate clearly and accurately and project to a large crowd is necessary. In addition, knowledge of the event, and its rules, and the appropriate time to announce is extremely important.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.


Must have a comprehensive knowledge of a given sports rules and regulations.
This position also requires a knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, specific game protocol as it pertains to Ivy League and NCAA rules.
During events, the public address announcer may have to interact with and work alongside the following: assigned game officials, Athletic Communications staff, Event Management staff, and Marketing and Promotions staff.
Must be able to observe and react to events on the field/court/athletic venue in order to accurately announce information.
Must have an excellent speaking voice and ability to project and annunciate and the ability to read announcements in a timely fashion.
Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
The successful candidate for this position with be required to complete a criminal background check satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.

Background Check – Criminal

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Job Posting Title:

Athletic Public Address Announcer

Athletics & Physical Education

Grade 7
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Worker Sub-Type:

Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)
Time Type:

Part time
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Submission Guidelines:

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