Sets and Events AssistantDivision:
Facilities Management - Building ServicesFLSA Status:
Non-Exempt HourlyCareer/Pay Band:
Full YearFull Time vs Part Time:
Provide services in the moving, transportation, and storage of furniture and equipment. Aid in event set-up for the University. Supports the mission of the University, including receptivity to new initiatives as may be set forth by the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, within the workgroup.Typical Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provides moving/transportation services of furniture and equipment in response to work orders and instructions from supervisor.
- Keeps log of daily work using work orders.
- Assists special event preparations, setting up furniture and then taking down and returning room or building to original condition prior to event.
- Distributes custodial supplies to supply rooms.
- Maintains materials in university storage facility.
- Assumes responsibility for care and maintenance of University issued equipment, tools, and radios.
- Operates University vehicles.
- Removes and stores furnishings from buildings prior to renovations.
- Other duties that are assigned.
Judgment and discretion as to the use of established policies are required to perform the essential duties of this position.Budgetary Responsibility:
NoneMachines & Equipment Used:
Box Truck with liftgate, dollies (assorted), forklifts, pallet jack, power tools (saws, drills & etc.)Education:
Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.Licenses/Certification:
Training in lifting techniques.
Valid Tennessee drivers’ licenseStudent Contact:
Incidental in course of work, moving furniture, etc.Internal:
Incidental in course of work, moving furniture, etc.Supervision Received:
This position works with considerable independence and self-direction. Only general direction and scope of the work to be accomplished are discussed with supervisor.Working Environment:
Work performed in buildings throughout campusUniversity Information:
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.EEO Statement:
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Employment Prescreening:
Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreeningNon-Discrimination Statement:
The University of the South stands firmly for the principle that its employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have a right to be free from discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy and childbirth, and genetic information. As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or other protected categories in the educational programs or activities which it operates. This requirement of non-discrimination extends to admission to and employment in those programs or activities. The University is committed to sustaining a community in which the dignity of every individual is respected. Key to this value are efforts to nurture an environment of civility and mutual respect and to foster a culture of reporting concerns so that the University can respond promptly and equitably whenever an incident occurs. All employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have the right to be free from harassment and retaliation.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be addressed to:
The University’s Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Sylvia Gray, at:
Woods Lab, 138
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]