OPS - O'Connell Center Crew Member

Location
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
OPS - O'Connell Center Crew Member

Job no: 514570
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Recreation/Event, Other
Department:67000000 - STEPHEN C O'CONNELL CENTER

Classification Title:

OPS - O'Connell Center Crew Member

oJob Description:

Working at the O’Connell Center will give you the opportunity to work for one of the largest part-time employers on campus. The O’Connell Center provides an exciting and dynamic environment that makes us unlike anything else on campus. Being a crew member requires teamwork, dedication, and a friendly, positive attitude to contribute to the many events held at the facility. The O’Connell Center offers flexible scheduling by allowing crew members to self-schedule from a list of shifts based on our event schedule. Shifts range from before, during, and/or after events held inside and outside of the building.

Shifts are categorized by three major divisions: Event Staff, Changeover, and Technical. Crew members are able to work shifts within all divisions. For event staff shifts, you will be working inside or outside the building upholding the policies of the building, the university, and the event for which you are working. You will also be assisting patrons by answering questions or helping them to their seats, scanning tickets, and maintaining a friendly and positive attitude throughout the crew. For changeover shifts, you will assist with the facilitation of the setup and breakdown of events, as well as helping to maintain cleanliness during events. For technical shifts, you will be assisting with the stage, electrical, and audio aspects of the event.

You will be trained before you can work any of these shifts, so no prior knowledge or experience is necessary but is always welcomed.

We are currently seeking individuals who enjoy working outside and interacting with Gator Fans that visit our campus every home football game weekend. Our department works with the University Athletic Association to help provide a safe and fun environment for fans to enjoy the excitement of game day. You will assist with the security of reserved lots, navigating patrons towards available lots, and answering patrons' questions as they arise. The majority of shifts end before kick off, therefore you will not have to work through Football games; at worst, you will be 15 minutes late to the game.

Everyone who applies and is offered this position will be required to work ALL Fall 2020 home football game days. This position will begin in early October upon the completion of orientation. Additional crew member requirements, as listed on our website, will also apply (under job requirements): https://www.oconnellcenter.ufl.edu/part-time-employment/

Advertised Salary:

$8.60/hour

Minimum Requirements:

By accepting this position you agree to work every Fall 2020 home football game day. Do not apply for this position if you are unable to work every home football game day. Five games total:

  • October 3rd
  • October 17th
  • October 24th
  • November 14th
  • November 28th

You will not necessarily have to work during the game itself since the majority of shifts end before kick, therefore you will not have to work through Football games; at worst, you will be 15 minutes late to the game. Additional crew member requirements, as listed on our website, will also apply (under job requirements): https://www.oconnellcenter.ufl.edu/part-time-employment/

Preferred Qualifications:

In addition to working each Fall 2020 home football game, you should have a willingness to work other Arena events as needed;

The ability to work more than the minimum requirements;

A willingness to learn and be taught by your peers;

Ability to adapt quickly;

Ability to learn on the job;

Having advanced time-management skills;

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume.

Selected applicants will be contacted after this posting closes in regards to scheduling an interview during the following week, so please check your emails frequently!

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:

No

Advertised: 15 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 04 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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