Inside Athletics

Haverford College Student Employment

Fitness Center/GIAC Front Desk Monitor

  • Maintain the current nature of the Fitness Center (i.e. clean, organize, fix equipment, etc.)
  • Help users with exercise routines (i.e. answer general exercise questions, help with equipment use, assist with spotting, etc.).  To do so, monitors should actively be involved in their own exercise program and should have solid working knowledge of all the equipment in the Fitness Center.
  • Be the "face" of the GIAC (i.e. answer questions from visitors, direct prospective student-athletes to Athletic Department, etc.)
  • Check out equipment for those using Gooding Arena or Squash Courts
  • Uphold and enforce guest policy
  • Complete projects when assigned by Fitness Center Director

Hours per week: Approximately two-four, depending upon availability and need.

Compensation: $9/hour for your first year as an Fitness Center/GIAC Monitor. Pay will increase by $0.25/year, each year that you are a Fitness Center/GIAC Monitor.

Apply: Contact Cory Walts, Fitness Center Director.

Event Operations Job Description

  • Assist with the overall game day operation of the following varsity sports; field hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, softball, and baseball.
  • Potential jobs include: scoreboard operator, stat board operator, libero tracker, official scorebook, ball person, lines person, shot clock operator, announcer, etc.
  • Students are not required to work all three athletic seasons (fall/winter/spring). Students may work as many seasons as their schedule dictates.
  • Students are expected to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the event, if there is a class or personal conflict that keeps a student from arriving at that time, they are asked to notify the event supervisor prior to the event.
  • Students should dress accordingly. Sneakers should be worn at all times. NO SANDALS.
  • Any student who fails to report to an event three (3) times, will be removed from the Event Operations staff.
  • Students are expected to notify the Director of Game Day Operations at least 24 hours prior to the event, if they can’t work. It is then the originally-scheduled student’s responsibility to find a replacement.

Hours per week: Flexible, based on the student’s schedule. Academic obligations ALWAYS come first.

Compensation: $9/hour for your first year as an Event Operations employee. Pay will increase by $0.25/year, each year that you are a member of the Event Operations staff.

Apply: Please contact Jim Kenyon, Athletic Facilities Manager and Director of Game Day Operations, at jkenyon@haverford.edu.

Athletics Office Job Description

  • Assist in the Athletic Office performing daily tasks including data entry, answering the phone and other duties as assigned

  • Greet prospective students and their families and inform the respective coach of their arrival

Hours per week: Approximately two hours a day, between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Apply: Contact Susan McCabe, Athletic Department Adminstrative Assistant.

Sports Information Statistics Crew

  • Responsible for computer input of play-by-play action of selected home athletic events
  • Print and distribute statistics to selected individuals, usually at half time and post-game
  • Will generally work as part of a team at contest
  • Knowledge and understanding of sport specific rules highly desirable
  • Fast-paced position; attention to detail a must
  • Must learn The Automated Scorebook (TAS)/Stat Crew computer software
  • TAS/Stat Crew software applies to the following sports: (fall) field hockey, soccer, volleyball; (winter) basketball; (spring) baseball, lacrosse, softball

Hours per week:Varies, dependent upon home athletics schedules and numbers needed for statistic crews. Occasional weeknights, most often Sat. afternoons with occasional Sat. night event.

Apply: Contact Justin Grube, Sports Information Director.

Sports Information Internship

Description: Ideally the appointment will be an academic year internship; however a semester-by-semester option is possible. This internship is a non-paid position, primarily suited for those in undergraduate or graduate programs with hourly requirements of work within the sports information or sports management field.

Responsibilities: The position reports directly to the Sports Information Director and will assist the sports information office with day-to-day coverage of Haverford College’s 23 varsity sports. Primary duties are expected to include: maintaining statistics and records for several sports; preparation of game programs; assisting with game-day operations; preparation and distribution of press releases; writing news releases and event recaps.

Qualifications: Preferred experience includes background in sports journalism and media relations. Rules knowledge of sports essential.  Candidates’ schedules should include ability to work home events which are regularly scheduled for afternoons, evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Candidates should email a letter of interest, a resume (including references), and writing samples to: Justin Grube, SID, Haverford College, at jgrube@haverford.edu.

Sports Information New Media Internship

Description: Ideally the appointment will be an academic year internship; however a semester-by-semester option is possible. This internship is a non-paid position, primarily suited for those in undergraduate or graduate programs with hourly requirements of work within the sports information or sports management field.

Responsibilities: The position reports directly to the Sports Information Director and will assist the sports information office with social media and video coverage of Haverford College’s 23 varsity sports.

Qualifications: Preferred experience includes knowledge of working with social media outlets and/or experience in video editing. Candidates’ schedules should include ability to work home events which are regularly scheduled for afternoons, evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Candidates should email a letter of interest detailing their ability to assist in the desired areas of need, a resume (including references) to: Justin Grube, SID, Haverford College, at jgrube@haverford.edu.