Specialist IV - Event Services Coordinator

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Requisition:

202200175S

Title:

Specialist IV - Event Services Coordinator

FLSA status:

Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 15. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf

Occupational Category:

Technical/Para-Professional

Department:

LSC

Open Date:

05/09/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Communications, Tech Theater, or related area. Master’s degree in College Student Personnel or Higher Education Administration preferred. Two years of experience in event services, theatrical/arts technology, event management, or experience in a related field. Experience in Higher Education and specialized work is preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Assists with event setups and tear downs, specifically focusing on theatrical sound, lighting, and staging equipment in the Lowman Student Center.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assists with the execution of events and programs in the LSC, including event set ups and tear downs. This position will assume primary responsibly for evening operations in the Lowman Student Center, which includes verifying set up accuracy of tables and chairs and theatrical lighting, sound, and stage equipment. Assists with the supervision of the technical services and event services crews. Will assume responsibility for the operations of the Lowman Student Center, including managing evening events, supervising student staff members throughout the facility, generating task lists for staff, ensuring setups are complete, and providing excellent client interactions in the LSC. Informs guests of the LSC policies and procedures and enforces them as necessary. Responsible for ensuring that staff are informed of events and issues occurring during the alternative shifts. Handles guest complaints, ensuring that facility operations and services for these areas are executed in accordance with high customer service standards. Position is also responsible for hanging and focusing lights, including intelligent fixtures. Operating ETC, Grand MA lighting, or similar consoles and controls. Operating sound equipment, including live mixing, patching, and use of Yamaha or similar sound consoles. The Events Coordinator maintains a visible presence in the facility and strives to provide exemplary service for all of our guests. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Must possess good oral, telephone, and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills desired. Strong interpersonal skills, conflict resolution skills, and adaptability are preferred.

The anticipated schedule for this position will be Sunday-Thursday 2pm-11pm and may require additional flexibility due to the nature of the LSC event schedule. Position will require the ability to lift 65lbs. This position provides supervision during emergencies and/or special events.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31264

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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