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Event Support, Special Events Group

Location: Calgary, AB
Company Name: University of Calgary
Part Time

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Job Description
Event Support, Special Events Group
5667
Main Campus
Part-Time
 
Position Overview

The Special Events Group is currently seeking a Recurring Part-time Event Support.

The University of Calgary, Meetings and Special Events Services operates a number of rental facilities that cater to business clients throughout the year.  Reporting to the Event Space Coordinator, the applicant will be required to create room set-ups, supervise events, and aid in the daily operations of the department in a professional and courteous manner.  Work is done on a per-function basis and can occur at different venues at any time of day.  Some travel on campus may be required.

The purpose of this position is two-fold: to assist with arranging rental space in various campus locations to the exact specifications set out by the event planners & to act as additional predominantly evening event support. This involves the ability to read set up notes and execute the room set-up maintaining fire code and departmental guidelines.  Applicant will be in communication with supervisors, clients, and other staff to create the most optimum set-up.  Extensive labour including lifting tables, organizing chairs, and arranging staging will be necessary; additionally, employees are required to exhibit some audio-visual knowledge and have basic computer literacy.  Event support would require exceptional customer service and a willingness to engage in any task assigned including cleaning and assistance during events. On occasion, employee may be dispatched to a second location within a shift to help out where needed.

Applicant will be required to maintain customer satisfaction through an event noting and communicating any positive or negative outcomes.  Facilities under the employee’s domain will be set and maintained according to the exacting standards set out by the department and the University.

Candidate must possess above-average physical dexterity and be able to lift 50 lbs.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to): 

Applicants will be required to maintain customer satisfaction through an event noting and communicating any positive or negative outcomes. Facilities under the employee’s domain will be set and maintained according to the exacting standards set out by the department and the University.

Qualifications / Requirements:

The candidate must exhibit exemplary language skills with the ability to follow verbal and written instruction; interpreting event notes is also necessary. Candidate must possess above-average physical dexterity and be able to lift 50 lbs. Some ability in operating audio visual and computer equipment is required. First Aid and Pro- Serve would be an asset, first aid training will be provided if necessary.

Applicant must possess exceptional customer service skills and exude a friendly out-going attitude to clients, other employees, and management. Must be able to take directions from senior staff members and be pro-active in anticipating and fulfilling client requests. Excellent problem solving ability is a must. Employee must also have superior reliability and regular availability for these arecrucial to this role.

Application Deadline:  January 29, 2014

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

 

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the General Job Family, Phase 2.

To find out more about our competitive salaries and benefits, and why we are a great place to work and learn, please see: www.ucalgary.ca/careersuofc.

 

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation’s most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university’s Gaelic motto, which translates as ‘I will lift up my eyes’. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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