Communications Office - Rockwell "Rocky" K. Squirrel -University Libraries Spokes-squirrel

University Libraries
Student Employee Job Description

Title: Communications Office - Rockwell "Rocky" K. Squirrel -University Libraries Spokes-squirrel

Pay Rate: Entry

General Description:

Assist in the promotion of the University Libraries by representing University Libraries, in costume, as Rockwell "Rocky" K. Squirrel at events related to the Kent State University. Reports to the Director of the Libraries Communications Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Show up to work on time for all scheduled shifts.
  2. 24-48 notice is required when possible to call off work
  3. Represent the University Libraries in a respectful and pleasant manner with high energy
  4. Engage library patrons, student, faculty, staff and community by demonstrating interest in them on behalf of the Libraries
  5. Work cooperatively with Communications Office staff and student assistants, as well as internal and external community members
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Must fit comfortably in the Libraries' squirrel costume
  2. Must pay careful attention to the care and treatment of the squirrel costume
  3. Must show high energy and enthusiasm as the Library spokesperson
  4. Demonstrate leadership and relationship-building strengths
  5. Must be able to work day or night shifts on Monday through Sunday (all shifts will be scheduled in advance with at least 48 hours’ notice)

Preferred Qualifications:

Cheerleading, Spirit Team, gymnastics and/or other mascot-type experience