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Mascot (Knitro)

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Federal Work Study


  • Beavercreek

Position Summary:

  • Generate spirit for Urbana University and athletic teams. Knitro must be outgoing and a social individual. He appears at games and participates in local events to encourage involvement with Urbana University. Works to engage fans, students, and create loyal followers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend sporting events and engage in the crowd. No talking while wearing Knitro. Must be able to keep your identity a secret when you are and aren't Knitro.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • No experience necessary.
  • Outgoing and willing to have fun
  • Current UU Student.
  • Creative with your body language.

Preferred Skills and Characteristics:

  • Over exaggerate your emotions using your body language.
  • Works well with others, including children and fans of all ages
  • Able to stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Should be motivated in generating school or team spirit

Additional Notes:

  • Knitro will have to work specified weekend events
  • Willing to attend on/off campus special events upon request.
  • Possibility of traveling to away sporting events

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

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Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.