Do you love showing MSU pride? Would you like to work one-on-one with Sparty? Our job of the week may be for you! This week’s job of the week is working as the Sparty Mascot Program Manager (#520808) for the University Advancement office. This position is seeking an individual with high energy and good communications skills to find new and creative ways to enrich and advance the Spartan community.
Sparty is a national mascot and will make appearances for 600 athletic events! The responsibilities for managing Sparty include supervising his schedule and making sure Sparty is providing great levels of customer service and high energy at all performances. Other responsibilities include maintaining a high level of student engagement at sporting events, appearances, campus events, etc. and help build relationships with campus and community partners.
The ideal candidate would possess knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in the planning and production of institutional and/or events; contractor and vendor contract negotiations, and developing event budget reports; experience in customer service; and experience in database, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visit careers.msu.edu. Internal applicants should access postings through the Careers @ MSU tile in the EBS Portal.