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JR00036086 University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.Posted Job Title
Event Observer - Temporary PositionJob Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-ExemptJob Description Summary
Event Observers work as part of a team under the direction of University Life. Event Observers contribute to campus efforts to reduce the risk of alcohol and other drug use at student social events, ensuring that required risk management efforts are in place at registered student events. Event Observers address and close down social events that are escalating in risk, or events that were not registered. Event Observers are considered part-time, temporary staff and shifts scheduled on the basis of availability and need. Each Event Observer shift is from 10:00PM – 2:00AM, and shifts may be scheduled on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, as well as during other times when special events are planned. Shifts are scheduled starting with New Student Orientation and ending with Commencement, excluding Thanksgiving and Winter Break. Event Observers always work in pairs, and most commonly two pairs will be scheduled per shift.
This is a 9 month term position.Job Description
Duties while observing:
Roam assigned area with a careful eye and ear for unregistered events. Shut down and report unregistered events.
Visit registered events while on roaming route to ensure that event hosts are managing the event with attention to risk management and safety of guests. Assist event hosts with troubleshooting when necessary.
Communicate to Penn Police or to designated staff from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and/or University Life any major concerns, issues, or problems at an event or while roaming.
Job Location - City, State
H.S. Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred
Previous experience in a similar role preferred
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Student ServicesPay Range
$7.25 - $230.00
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