24 Apr 2018

Other Campus Life – Event Management Graduate Assistant for Operation Management

Holli StoneAnywhere

Job Description

Program Overview – The Event Management Office is a division of the Department of Campus Life.  The staff and students who work within the Event Management Office are responsible for the daytime, evening and weekend operations of the Marano Campus Center.  The Event Management Office staff are responsible for scheduling, reservations, event planning, event logistics and production and on site event support when needed.  In addition to the Marano Campus Center, the Event Management staff provide support for events in Hewitt Union and Sheldon Hall as needed.

Job Description – The Graduate Assistant for Operation Management will serve as a member of the Event Management staff. The Graduate Assistant will be an active team member and will provide input toward the work of the Event Management Office.  The Graduate Assistant reports to the Director of Event Management and is responsible for the following:

  • Assists in student recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, and checking payroll
  • Provides supervision to evening and weekend student set-up crew; Assists in nightly supervision of event space set-ups and transitions of Event Management facilities
  • Oversees and trouble shoots facility maintenance and/or resource concerns
  • Completes nightly checks of all Event Management facilities and areas and submits nightly shift reports to the Director of Event Management
  • Enforces building policies and procedures to ensure safety
  • Provides quality customer service
  • Assists in conducting regular inventory checks for Event Management
  • Assists in special projects, departmentally coordinated events, and committees as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications – The successful candidate will present evidence of the following:

  • Full matriculation into a graduate program at SUNY Oswego
  • Experience and interest in the areas of Event Planning and Production, or Supply Chain Management / Inventory Control or a closely related field, and a strong desire to gain a working knowledge of Event Management
  • Organizational skills, effective time management skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and high levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a professional team
  • Strong computer skills and the willingness to train in the Event Management software programs
  • Prior experience supervising and training employees is desired

The term of appointment – Begins two weeks prior to the first day of classes in Fall 2018 to May 31, 2019, excluding academic recesses. The assistantship is for a maximum of two years, contingent upon acceptable performance in the position.

How to Apply

To Apply – Submit letter of application, resume, and three professional references to: Holli Stone Director of Event Management 135 Marano Campus Center Holli.stone@oswego.edu Phone: 315-312-2301 Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.   Remuneration - Graduate Assistant Rules and Privileges http://oswego.edu/ga

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