Visitor Services Associate - Facility Rentals/Events

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 09 Jun 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department NC Botanical Garden - 525000
Career Area Administrative/Clerical Support
Posting Open Date 05/29/2024
Application Deadline 06/09/2024
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Visitor Services Associate - Facility Rentals/Events
Position Number 20064825
Vacancy ID S023381
Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary
Hours per week 20
Work Schedule
Flexible based on events.
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range 16.00
Proposed Start Date 06/10/2024
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
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University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks that include numerous retail and restaurant discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates for performing arts events.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The North Carolina Botanical Garden (NCBG) has been a leader in native plant conservation, horticulture, and education in the southeastern United States for more than 50 years. As part of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, we further the University’s tripartite teaching, research, and public service mission through our own mission to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature. As a garden focused on conserving the biodiversity of southeastern native plants, we recognize that just as biodiversity is critical to a healthy ecosystem, diversity in people and perspectives makes our organization and community stronger. NCBG is committed to creating an environment in our gardens and natural areas where everyone’s voice is heard and everyone feels safe and welcome.
Position Summary
The main function of this role is to provide support to the NCBG Facilities and Events Manager in the following areas:
-Assist in management of events at NCBG, Coker Arboretum & Forest Theatre including facility rentals and NCBG programs.
-Assist clients with use of the facility during the duration of event.
-Onsite coordination with catering and rental company staff with the guidance of the Facilities and Events Manager.
-Assist with facility upkeep and event preparation for facility users.
-Physical support to include event setup, audio-visual needs, and event breakdown.
-Assist with administrative duties, such as processing contracts, invoices, and inputting data.
-Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
NCBG holds multiple types of events from educational to private facility rentals. Ideal candidate will have an interest/passion for sustainability, hospitality, and interacting with the public. Schedule is subject to change weekly and is flexible based on events.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience in related field (hospitality, catering, sustainability, event planning, etc.)
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Must be able to safely lift or move 50 lbs with or without accommodation. Job requires lifting of tables, chairs, and other event related equipment.
Night and weekend work required.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
H-1B sponsorship is not available for this position
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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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