Athletic Aide


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Grounds Maintenance (11754489)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Definition of Class

This position maintains the athletic fields to ensure that they are prepared as required. The incumbent prepares athletic fields for practice or competition.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Maintains athletic fields to ensure that they are prepared as required; assists in mowing, spraying, fertilizing, and other similar maintenance functions.
  • Prepares athletic fields for practice sessions, games, and other athletic events; lines off, rakes, drags, and cleans as required.
  • Checks to ensure a neat and clean appearance of athletic grounds.
  • Cleans dugouts as necessary.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, Southeastern Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Maintains athletic fields and prepares them for events.
  2. Prepares athletic fields for practice sessions.
  3. Checks to ensure a neat and clean appearance of athletic grounds.

Minimum Education/Experience

Ability to read, write, and understand basic instructions.


Substitution Statement:
Related education and related experience may be substituted on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi