Event Technician

Job Title: Event Technician

Tier: 1

Location: Talley Student Union and Witherspoon Student Center

Supervision: Reports to Building Manager

Work Schedule: Shift work; 8-20 hours per week between 7am and 1am; includes some nights and weekends; occasionally special hours apply

Compensation: Minimum starting wage $8.50/hr with opportunity for raises based on years of service within Campus Enterprises

Purpose: NC State Students Centers and Rave! Events work together to create a memorable experience for all students, guests and alumni here at NC State. We strive to provide a clean, safe and welcoming environment for the NC State community. In support of the university’s educational mission, we serve as a cornerstone for student growth, learning and involvement through the highest quality service and facilities.

Essential functions and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide a superior level of customer service
  • Set up and maintain conference rooms and lounge spaces
  • Maintain organized and safe facilities, venues and work areas
  • Properly set up and store equipment (tables, chairs, A/V equipment)
  • Proactively interact with students and guests to answer questions about NC State University and NC State Student Centers
  • Assist building manager in monitoring student centers
  • Use problem solving skills to provide event adjustments for clients in a fast-paced setting
  • Plan ahead and manage time to ensure smooth transition of room setups between events
  • Perform minor housekeeping duties
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times
  • Work special events and perform other duties as assigned by Campus Enterprises administration
  • Remain in compliance with NC State Student Centers and Rave! Events student employee policies and expectations at all times
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by building manager or Campus Enterprises administration

Essential Qualifications

  • Current NC State University student with a flexible schedule
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to carry, push, pull, and roll up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to work with a team to serve a diverse population
  • Elevated oral and written communication skills
  • Must attend mandatory staff meetings, student employee orientation, and training sessions

Opportunities for Skill Development

Working as a member of the NC State Student Centers team, students gain valuable experience and develop skills that can be transferred to their individual career paths. NC State Student Centers has developed student employee objectives and corresponding learning outcomes that outline the development opportunities student employees can expect. These objectives and outcomes can be found at go.ncsu.edu/studentemployment.

Campus Enterprises at NC State University Hiring Standards

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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