The purpose of this position is to provide entertainment and cultivate engaging collegiate experiences for students, potential students, alumni, and staff at Mid-State Technical College and to represent the organization in a positive manner within the district and surrounding communities.
This position will work a flexible schedule; must be available some nights and weekends; paid minimum 2 hours for any event.
Duties & Responsibilities
Display enthusiasm and high energy at all times to keep the entertainment level high.
Meet and greet attendees of events.
Preserve the identity of the mascot without deviating from established character including body language/mannerisms, attitude, fan interaction, and College representation.
Work well in a team environment.
Take care of the costume and props when in your possession.
Attend training events.
Understand and perform a series of non-verbal communications signals to be used with the mascot handler in public, e.g, the mascot actor will have a signal when he/she needs to be escorted away from the area. The handler will have a series of signals or code words that the mascot actor understands to communicate information such as a child is scared; back away from the crowd, etc.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be in a good physical condition and able to lift and wear the costume (approximately 10-20 pounds).
Ideal height for correct costume fit would be between 5’7” and 5’11”.
Dance or other performance experience preferred.
Previous experience as a mascot actor is a plus.
Must embrace Mid-State's "core values" of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service.
Compensation & Benefits
There are no benefits associated with this position.
How To Apply
To be considered for a mascot actor position, you will need to fill out an application online.
Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5325.
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