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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: I0007 / Game Timer
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 05

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The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Maintains game time for intercollegiate sporting events, in conjunction with on-court or on-field game officials. Typically works on an on-call basis at specified sporting events.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintains accurate time on game clock in correlation with officials on the court or on the field.
  2. Starts and stops time clock in accordance with whistles blown and/or appropriate hand signals from game officials.
  3. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate game timing.
  • Detailed knowledge of NCAA officiating standards and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017