Job Opportunities

 

CapU Blues Game Day Jobs

General Expectations of all CapU Game Day Employees

  • Ability to work within a team
  • Provide exceptional customer service with strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of basketball and volleyball game rules (i.e. FIBA / FIVA)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Active participant in problem solving
  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time; ability to lift and move equipment as required
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Work within a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for sports, recreation, and professional development and growth
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays with a flexible schedule
  • Attend training session/orientations
  • Arrive on-time

For more information on the below job positions, or to submit a resume, please email Athletic Events & Sport Development Officer Chris Raeside at craeside@capilanou.ca

Cybersport Operator

Position Overview

The Cybersport Operator is responsible for tracking all required statistical information and date with the use of CyberSports. A strong understanding of the rules of basketball/volleyball and an attention to detail and accuracy is essential. High proficiency in data entry is desired as this individual has to quickly transfer game related statistics into the stats software module.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately setup game file for each match
  • Ensure accurate tracking of statistics
  • Print and provide copies of the statistics to coaches at half-time and at the end of the match
  • Work with scorekeeper to ensure accurate results
  • Finalize BBG file at the end of the match and deliver it to the event coordinator

 

Cybersport Spotter

Position Overview

As the Cybersport Spotter, your role is to support the Cybersport Operator by communicating play by play details and providing statistical information such as rebounds, assists, fouls, steals, etc. 

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Cybersport operator to ensure accurate statistics

 

Scoreboard Operator

Position Overview

The Scoreboard Operator is responsible for the operation of the digital/electronic scoreboard. This is position is also responsible for leading and organizing the entire score table crew including Announcer, Scorekeeper, Stats keeper.  An in depth knowledge of basketball and volleyball is an asset. 

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Program board at the start of the game
  • Ensure scoreboard accurately reflects the state of the match at all times
  • Manage game clock
  • Update possession arrow (basketball only)
  • Troubleshoot issues if they arise
  • Be aware of the state of the scorebot, it should have a green blinking light at all times

 

Scorekeeper

Position Overview

The scorekeeper is responsible for completing the game scoresheet in accordance to PACWEST/ CCAA sport specific rules. Knowledge of FIBA and FIVB rules is an asset. It includes entering team line-ups/rosters, running tally of the game scores, player points, tracking personal fouls (if applicable), timeouts, etc.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately record the game
  • Follow PACWEST/CCAA scoresheet procedures
  • Ensure coaches sign the scoresheet
  • Ensure officials sign and look over the scoresheet
  • Deliver scoresheet to event coordinator

 

Shot Clock Operator

Position Overview

The shot clock operator is responsible for the operation of the 24 second and 14 second resets of the shotclock. An in depth knowledge of basketball is an asset.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Reset the shot clock to either 24 or 14 depending on the play. Note: offensive rebounds are the only time a 14 second reset will be used

 

Announcer/DJ

Position Overview

This position is the voice of the Blues, which plays a very important role during our game operations. You will introduce teams, announce the score, promote and explain events, and thank sponsors. A strong microphone presence is essential.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Control music before, after, and throughout the match
  • Provide appropriate commentary
  • Act professionally and always treat the opposing team with respect

 

Gate Attendant

Position Overview

As the Gate Attendant, you are the “face of Athletics” - because the public deals with you first, you have a very important job. You sell tickets and set-up displays, handle all promotions/draw boxes, and fill out summary sheets for attendance and any other duties as required. Cash handling experience is an asset.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure guests have a ticket and/or pay before entering gymnasium
  • Accurately track attendance
  • Follow safe cash handling procedures
  • Provide guests with rosters
  • Manage the concession when required
  • Answer guest questions

 

3-Ball Crew

Position Overview

Members of the 3-Ball Crew are responsible for facilitating and carry-out the “3 ball system” for the spot of volleyball. Individuals will be responsible for collecting balls not in play, providing the serving team with a ball when requested, clean the volleyball court of debris, wet spots, objections to ensure the safety of the players and officials.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Pass volleyball to the serving player
  • Retrieve volleyball once point ends
  • Clean volleyballs with a towel through the match

 

Webcasting/Video

Position Overview

The webcasting/video position is responsible for setting up, operating, tearing down, and cleaning up the webcasting and video broadcast system. This includes but is not limited to the webcasting machine, cameras, tripods, scorebots and other equipment as required. Technical knowledge and a passion for sport are an asset.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Setup and manage the webcast
  • Ensure scorebot is operating properly
  • Play media throughout the match during appropriate periods
  • Provide both coaches with a copy of the game tape (they must bring their own USB)
  • Control the camera and follow play (basketball)
  • Troubleshoot as required