The Deseret News has a part-time opening on its Sports Scoreboard staff, to compile box scores and perform other clerical functions at the Sports Desk.

The position generally involves night shifts of three to seven hours starting at 5 p.m. up to 1 a.m., three to four days a week.

Prerequisites: ability to follow instructions and work quickly while still paying attention to detail; general knowledge of sports, including preps; basic computer, keyboarding and mouse skills; courteous telephone manners; and ability to do basic arithmetic. Pay is $7 to $8 an hour.

This is not a sports-writing position; it is a clerical position. Journalism schooling or experience is not required. However, applicants with journalism background might have opportunities to cover sports stories for the newspaper.

Inquiries and resumes are accepted via e-mail: kcondon@desnews.com, or via phone: 236-6075.