Event Specialist – Event Services

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 06 Dec 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Student Affairs Carolina Union - 645001
Career Area Student Services
Posting Open Date 11/22/2023
Application Deadline 12/06/2023
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Event Specialist – Event Services
Position Number 20032595
Vacancy ID S022338
Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary
Hours per week 30
Work Schedule
Wednesday – Sunday, 3pm -10pm with a one hour. unpaid break during academic year; hours are adjusted for University Closed dates, summer, and holidays.
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $18/per hour
Proposed Start Date 01/02/2024
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Carolina Union Mission Statement:
The Carolina Union creates safe, inclusive and educational experiences that enable students to maximize their time at Carolina.
Carolina Union Purpose:
The many co-curricular programs, services and facilities supported by the Union are developed and operated with a focus to serve the students whose fees fund our organization and therefore are intended to impact the intellectual and experiential climate of the University and provide opportunities for campus members to engage in debate, conversation, interaction, and learning. Managed by 44 full time staff and over 185 student employees, the Carolina Union builds a sense of community as a unifying force on campus and provides students the space and resources needed to put theory into practice.
Position Summary
The Event Specialist will help ensure a high level of customer service is provided to events and conferences taking place during the year at the Carolina Union. This includes answering client questions and resolving event day of needs.
Help support the maintenance, inventory, and delivery of event equipment (includes tables, chairs, signage, linens), lighting, audio, and projection equipment for 2 dedicated performance venues, 26 meeting rooms, and off-site programs utilizing Union lighting, audio, and projection gear.
This position will work with the Event Managers to ensure successful event support and assist in the supervision and training of student event staff. This position works within the larger team of Event Services and communicates on a regular basis at meetings, on the 25Live scheduling platform, and via email regarding event support needs and production updates.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience working in a higher education setting, experience working with 25Live or similar software, and 3-5 years of professional event support experience.
Knowledge and awareness of event management, technical event production including audio mixing, light design, staging, and projection. Experience working in a customer service focused environment.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Must be able to move 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation and work in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/270253
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Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected] 
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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