Fanshawe College Athletics Department

Varsity Sound Engineer Description


Overview:  The objective of this position is to contribute to the publicity and promotion activities of the Athletics Department, which in turn are aimed at maximizing student participation in and enjoyment of all facets of the athletics programs.


Duties: Under the general supervision of the Manager of Athletics or designates. The Varsity Sound Engineer will be the announcer and DJ during Varsity events. They must be able to do the announcingover a public address system.  They are responsible for introducing players as well as following pre-written scripts and also responsible for DJ-ing all varsity home games and other special events and will be asked to play a variety of approved music during warm-ups, in-game stoppages, and intermissions. The Varsity Sound Engineer is required to work at all varsity home games which typically take place during the evenings and/or weekends.


Qualifications:  A clear speaking voice with a good command of the English language is required as well as a technical ability to operate broadcast equipment.  A working knowledge of rules and regulations of the sport being conducted is required.  Reliability and punctuality are essential.  A willingness to work with fellow students and staff. Good interpersonal communication skills.  Being bilingual in French is an asset.  Preference will be given to full time students enrolled within the School of Contemporary Media (Broadcast Radio, Broadcast Journalism, Media Theory and Production, etc...)


Remuneration:  The applicant will be paid the current minimum wage.


All applicants are required to apply online for the Work Study Program.


Applications and Enquiries to:  Fanshawe College Athletics Department


Internal:  Room J2003                                    

Fanshawe Athletics Department                 

Phone: (519) 452-4202