Public Address Announcer ( Division I )

Website KSUOwlNation Kennesaw State University

NCAA Division I ASUN

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia’s colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university’s vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia.  Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect.  We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Department Information

1. Make announcements at KSU athletic events.
2. Announce games, accurately describing plays, player and coach names, player and team stats,
game information, and other in-game items ¿ all in real-time.
3. Work cooperatively under the guidance of the game producer (marketing & fan experience
team) to portray appropriate excitement across all elements of game day fan experience.
4. Contribute to audience entertainment and enhance overall game day experience for studentathletes and fans.
5. Aid in the necessary activation of any emergency protocol and practices as directed.

¿ Extensive public address experience, preferably at the collegiate or professional level.
¿ In-depth knowledge of specified sports and a clear understanding of the rules and regulations.

Job Summary

The primary responsibility is to provide support and complete specified game day operational functions and tasks. Game-Day Specialized Operations Assistant may support different functions depending on the need for the assigned game. This position is an ¿as needed¿ role that provides support to game day and special events. Specific duties and pay may vary based on the skills of individual and the specific needs of the game day/special events. Able to work varied schedule or overtime based on business needs.


1. Completes operational function and tasks assigned for each game dependent on game day needs which may include: photography, camera operator, statistician, etc.
2. Adheres to all university, NCAA, and conference policies, rules, and regulations, particularly as they relate to the support of athletic events

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Basic knowledge of athletic equipment handling and facility maintenance
First Aid/CPR certification (or willingness to obtain)

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Some college coursework or an undergraduate or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Preferred Experience
Prior experience in event support, athletics, or customer service
Prior involvement with live events, fan experience, and entertainment is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Physical stamina and the ability to perform physically demanding tasks
Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as per the event schedule
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 225, [email protected].

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel

Background Check

  • Standard Enhanced

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening
results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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