Student Worker

Job description

Position Title:

Student Worker

Posting Number:


VP Area:

Office of the President


Marketing Communications Division


Office of Event Management


Mary and John Gray Library - 8th Floor

Student Supervisor:

Lori Richardson

Work Study Required?:


Job Duties:

Typical duties include but are not limited to setup and breakdown of events. Events are primarily held at the Reception Center (8th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library) and the John Gray Center, and occasionally at other venues on campus.

•Interpret room layouts and place furniture accordingly
•Set tables and place centerpieces
•Press and launder linens
•Set up and test microphones
•Evaluate venue to determine that it is ready for guests
•Vacuum, dust, and clean as needed to maintain facilities

Minimum Qualifications:

•Strong customer service skills
•Strong communication skills
•Ability to establish working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and external clients
•Ability to make decisions based on knowledge of departmental procedure

Physical Requirements:

•Must be able to lift 40 pounds, move furniture, and climb ladders and stairs.
•Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
•Must be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions with minimal supervision.
•Must be willing to take initiative to assist in keeping the facility prepared for guests at all times.

Certifications Required:


Work Hours:

Up to 19.5

Job Conditions:


Additional Instructions for Applicants:

For additional information please contact Event Management 409-880-7733

EEO Statement:

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time