You’re upbeat, high-energy, a natural at persuasion and making connections. You enjoy troubleshooting as much as guest-packed events. And, your ability to grasp client needs is well matched with your knowledge of the University offerings and event operations. As Event Services Assistant, you would be well positioned to grow your event and University operations experience, while working closely with the Director of Event Services and many other University departments (i.e. Facilities, Public Safety, IT, Catering).
The Event Services Assistant is responsible for on-site client support, oversight of event coordination details and liaising with client’s to troubleshoot issues, provide necessary support and communicate pertinent information to internal University departments to ensure a successful event is executed on the University’s end.
Confirm room sets, catering menus and other services are accurately executed
Communicate information to client’s and internal University departments
Anticipates (or reacts to) group problems and provides solutions
Understands the University event operations and works closely with catering team, IT and facilities to ensure guest needs are met
Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
Make critical on-site decisions while following company procedures
Must have a high level of attention to detail
Strong organizational skills to facilitate the coordination of all departments in fulfilling the client's requests
Hands-on and willing to pitch in where needed
Strong communication skills
Ability to work weekends and nights is a must (this is a project based position, minimum number of hours is not guaranteed); Pay rate: $15/hour