Set Up Tech I - Nigh University Center

Job description

Job ID 2018-5188
Posted Date 2018-07-12
Category Professional Staff
Org Number 020034
Department Nigh University Center
Division Vice President of Operations
Location US-OK-Edmond
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Preference Date 7/27/2018

Position Overview

Assist with the set-up and break down of campus events, program, and activities. Support on-site coordination of vendors, staff, and/or volunteers. Respond to questions and provide information. May assist with collecting recycling materials across campus.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The Nigh University Center serves as the town square of Central's campus by providing high quality convenient services and amenities that continue to meet the changing needs of the UCO community and the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. It is essentially the doorway to the campus and within its 221,721 sq.ft. of interior space, it houses Enrollment Services, Career Services, Transportation and Parking, the Food Court, a full service restaurant, Starbucks, a bookstore and bank as well as the Conference and Events Office that manages 25 meeting rooms and over 37,000 square feet of available space.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Uses information from the Conference and Events Office set-up sheet, as directed by the Supervisor, to set-up the room as requested for each event.

Moves the furniture (tables, chairs, stages, pianos, etc.) to rooms and arranges them as instructed.

Maintains a clean and orderly storeroom for furniture and moves furniture to and from storage as necessary.

Follows instructions as to the proper furniture arrangement techniques and spacing requirements so it will be suitable for the event and meets the customer's desires.

Assists the audio visual staff with the set-up and operation of various audio/visual equipment in the Nigh University Center.

Communicates customer requests during events to the Conference and Events Office.

Keeps furniture clean and presentable for events, i.e. cleans off tables and chairs, takes off tape or ribbon left on furniture, etc. Checks rooms to see the set-up is correct and that the room is clean and ready for the customer.

After an event, responsible for checking rooms and stores any equipment that needs to be secured.

Reports rooms that need cleaning, damages to room or furniture, or any appearance of policy breech by customer to the supervisor.

Performs various janitorial duties as needed such as sweeping, mopping, cleaning glass doors, dusting furniture, washing walls, etc.

Performs light maintenance duties to include changing out bad light bulbs in the Nigh University Center and any maintenance request that maybe asked of them by a supervisor.

This is an essential position and may be required to come to work when there is inclement weather.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Performs administrative or manual tasks. Requires general education or vocational training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

3+ years of relevant experience. Has demonstrated proficiency within discipline through job-related training or on-the-job experience.

Events managament and general labor experience is preferred. Applicants should have reliable transportation.


Knowledge of furniture and equipment that are used to set up meeting and banquet rooms. Knowledge of best way to move, lift and carry furniture to avoid injury. Must have ability to understand written and oral communications.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers. Typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

This position requires a physical. The requirements are as follows:

Ability to kneel, bend, stand and walk for long periods of time.

Ability to work and climb in high places using a ladder.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist level.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds up to 200 feet.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry up/down up to 30 stairs.

Ability to push/pull a dolly loaded with up to 150 pounds up to 300 feet.





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Posted: 11/22/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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