Esports Lounge Manager

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  • Job Number:523748
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:On Campus, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Office/Clerical, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

This is the Esports Lounge Manager position at the Student Union. This position's starting wage is $12.03/hr and is eligible to work up to 20 hrs/week.


100Job Duties Gaming Operations: The Esports Lounge Manager will be responsible for supervising gaming operations and patrons’ use of the Esports Lounge. This will include ensuring the gaming stations are operational and ready for use, explaining and interpreting operating rules of the Lounge to patrons, maintaining familiarity with the games of the Lounge, etc. Software Management: The Esports Lounge Manager will be responsible for administrative operations of ggLeap, the login/software management system utilized in the Esports Lounge. This will include adherence to any applicable licensing rights to games offered in the Lounge, point of sales management, updating content on the slider, etc. This position will also provide recommendations to the Assistant Director for Student Union on which games should be added or removed from the gaming systems. Marketing: The Esports Lounge Manager will be responsible for developing print and digital publications to attract and retain patrons of the space. This includes the UAA Esports Lounge website, the UAA Esports Lounge Google Business account, various social media accounts, brochures for campus engagement fairs and orientation, etc. Partnerships and Reservations: The Esports Lounge Manager will cultivate and grow relationships with UAA students, student clubs, and campus departments, as well as Anchorage-area middle schools and high schools. The position will also work with community members to reserve the Lounge for personal and community-wide events.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: General knowledge of Esports, particularly competitive games such as League of Legends, Overwatch, Valorant, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines
Possess good organizational skills
Possess exceptional attention to detail
Possess exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to be productive with minimal supervision
Ability to work 15-20 hours/week
Typical Experience:
To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must have the following requisites: 1) They must be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; 2) Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA); 3) Student enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above the substantiate employment eligibility
Required Education or Training:

Previous experience working with students and community members. Candidate should be able to learn different software programs. Candidate should have a general understanding of Esports culture.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact (full name), (department) HR Coordinator, at (email address) or (phone number).

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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