Los Angeles Community College District

Sports Event Technician (#5388)

$16.70-$16.70 hourly / $2,905.80-$2,905.80 monthly / $34,869.60-$34,869.60 annual


Definition

Performs a wide variety of technical duties for intercollegiate sporting events such as scorekeeping, timekeeping, statistical record maintenance, and game announcing in accordance with applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional regulations, procedures and standards. Typically works on an on-call basis for a specific sporting event.

Typical Duties

Accurately records the official score during the progress of a game or match.

Adjusts the team scores in accordance with the official's decision.

Posts the updated score on the scoreboard.

Keeps time by starting and stopping the clock according to the rules of the sport.

Tracks individual player and game statistics; compiles final game statistics and scores; provides copies to each team and to sports reporters.

Tracks the number of penalties or fouls each player receives and alert an official when a player receives his last permissible foul or penalty.

Makes announcements during the game such as the introduction of players at the beginning of the game, player substitutions during the game, team time-outs; emergency procedures and instructions to the crowd.

Cleans and sets up the scoreboard and related equipment; tests the equipment to make sure it works properly.

May assist other event personnel in the set-up, operation, and clean-up of event venues; ticket sales; ushering and crowd control; concession operations; and parking control as needed.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Sports Event Technician performs a wide variety of technical duties for intercollegiate sporting events such as scorekeeping, timekeeping, statistical record maintenance, and game announcing in accordance with applicable NCAA regulations, procedures and standards. Typically works on an on-call basis for a specific sporting event.

A Sports Information Specialist performs a variety of paraprofessional and technical public relation duties designed to publicize, promote, and document inter-collegiate athletic programs, games, events, and athletics at a college, build campus spirit, and enhance the visibility of the athletic program with local media outlets and the public.

Supervision

General supervision is received from the Athletics Director or his/her designee. No supervision is exercised.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Rules and terminology related to sports played at the community college level

Scorekeeping methods and procedures related to assigned sport

NCAA, conference and institutional rules and policies related to assigned sport

Applicable policies, standards and regulations pertaining to the duties and responsibilities of the job and sports events

Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware common to scorekeeping

Ability to:

Understand and follow NCAA game scoring regulations, procedures, and standards

Assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner

Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness

Work under pressure

Be punctual and dependable

Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships athletic department supervisors, coaches, student athletes, and the public

Travel to locations throughout the District and California with assigned teams

Learn and effectively utilize computer systems, software, and hardware common to scorekeeping and sports events

Entrance Qualifications

Education:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent.

Experience:

Prior experience supporting intercollegiate sporting events is desirable.

Special:

A valid Class “C” California driver’s license

Travel to locations throughout the District and California may be required for some positions

Must be able and willing to work nights and weekends

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.


CLASS: 5388; EST: 4/24/2019; REV: ;