Student Employment

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Event Services employs, on average, 50 students each semester. Event Services has three teams of student workers – Event Production Crew, Student Building Managers and Usher Corps.

Event Services student staff goes through extensive training sessions each semester covering general procedures, safety, and specialized knowledge for their unique duties on campus. Each team also has a student supervisor that works as a team leader and coordinates with each team's respective staff supervisor.

To apply, visit the Event Services office, Davies Center 240, and request a student employment application. You may also download a PDF version to print and deliver to Event Services.

Employment Opportunities 

Event Crew employees are responsible for the setup and operation of sound reinforcement systems, lighting systems, projection equipment, video equipment, communications equipment, setup equipment and in-house systems. Working in team-based environments, members complete setups, tear-downs, sanitation and preparation for events.

Accountability

Reports to the Event Crew Student Manager

Scope of Responsibilities

This position is entry-level with an emphasis on technical/facility training. All Event Crew employees are responsible for the setup and operation of sound reinforcement systems, lighting systems, projection equipment, video equipment, communications equipment, setup equipment and in-house systems for scheduled events in the three University Centers buildings (Davies Center, Crest Wellness Center and Hilltop Center), Schofield Auditorium, Zorn Arena and venues external to UW-Eau Claire. Working in team-based environments, members will efficiently complete setups, tear-downs, sanitation and preparation for all events, as requested by both campus and community organizations. Members are required to maintain their reputation of professionalism through appearance, demeanor and performance. In addition, team members are expected to aid University Centers staff and patrons in whatever manner necessary.

Specific Duties

  • Train under the Event Crew Student Manager, Crew Chiefs and Event Crew II staff.
  • Make satisfactory progress towards completion of training.
  • Operate, secure, and care for sound, lighting, projection, video and facilities equipment.
  • Assist in the professional execution of scheduled events; to best ability, regardless of specific job responsibilities.
  • Perform cleaning and custodial duties as assigned.
  • Become knowledgeable of emergency building procedures for all areas served.
  • Work in a professional manner acting as a UW-Eau Claire representative.
  • Follow all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Perform well without supervision.
  • Provide general maintenance and cleaning of work areas.
  • Attend all weekly Event Crew meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Driving Record

The following conditions must be met in order to qualify to drive a state vehicle — a requirement for this position:

  • Must have a valid driver license with at least two years licensed driving experience
  • May not have acquired three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two years
  • May not have acquired any OWI or DUI citations within the past 12 months

Qualifications and Salary 

  • Must have interest in technical/facilities aspects of events and systems; willingness to learn through hands-on experience
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be comfortable lifting 50 pounds
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application.
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and previous semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including weekdays, evenings, and weekends

Regular pay increases are available every semester. All longevity and training increases will carry over and be added to the base wage. The Event Crew I is required to work up to 10 hours per week. During the semester the hours worked must not exceed 20 hours per week. During the summer, positions will be available for full-time employment (40 hours per week plus overtime). Summer positions will be assigned by the Event Production Coordinator.

The Event Crew I is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale as Entry Level II and has a probationary period of one semester of employment. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Event Crew Student Manager, or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated.

This position is a promotion from Event Crew I with an emphasis on the use and understanding of more sophisticated technical equipment and operations.

Accountability

Reports to the Event Crew Student Manager

Scope of Responsibilities

This position is a promotion from Event Crew I with an emphasis on the use and understanding of more sophisticated technical equipment and operations. Event Crew employees are responsible for the setup and operation of sound reinforcement systems, lighting systems, projection equipment, video equipment, communications equipment, setup equipment and in-house systems for scheduled events in the three University Centers buildings (Davies Center, Crest Wellness Center and Hilltop Center), Schofield Auditorium, Zorn Arena and venues external to UW-Eau Claire. Working in team-based environments, members will efficiently complete setups, tear-downs, sanitation and preparation for all events, as requested by both campus and community organizations. Members are required to maintain their reputation of professionalism through appearance, demeanor and performance. In addition, team members are expected to aid University Centers staff and patrons in whatever manner necessary.

Specific Duties 

  • Set the example for Event Crew I staff in general conduct, on-site and in the office.
  • Participate in training program at the direction of the Event Crew Student Manager.
  • Operate, secure, and care for sound, lighting, projection, video and facilities equipment.
  • Assist in the professional execution of scheduled events; to best ability, regardless of specific job responsibilities.
  • Perform cleaning and custodial duties as assigned.
  • Become knowledgeable of emergency building procedures for all areas served.
  • Work in a professional manner acting as a UW-Eau Claire representative.
  • Follow all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Perform well without supervision.
  • Provide general maintenance and cleaning of work areas.
  • Attend all weekly technician meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Driving Record

The following conditions must be met in order to qualify to drive a state vehicle — a requirement for this position:

  • Must have a valid driver license with at least two years licensed driving experience
  • May not have acquired three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two years
  • May not have acquired any OWI or DUI citations within the past 12 months

Qualifications and Salary

  • Must have interest in technical/facilities aspects of events and systems; willingness to learn through hands-on experience
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be comfortable lifting 50 pounds
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application.
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and previous semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including weekdays, evenings, and weekends

All longevity and training increases will carry over and be added to the base wage. The Event Crew II is required to work up to 15 hours per week. During the semester the hours worked must not exceed 20 hours per week. During the summer two positions will be available for full-time employment (40 hours per week plus overtime). Summer positions will be assigned by the Event Production Coordinator.

The Event Crew II is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale as Advanced Level 1 and has a probationary period of one semester of employment. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Event Crew Student Manager, or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated.

This is a student supervisor position with an emphasis on overseeing the professional execution of lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events, including large major special events and scheduled events in Zorn Arena. This position is responsible for the training/mentoring of the Production Technicians and their use of the facility/technical equipment required for the event.

Accountability

Reports to the Event Crew Student Manager

Scope of Responsibilities

This is a student supervisor position with an emphasis on overseeing the professional execution of lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events. This position is responsible for the training/mentoring of the Production Technicians and their use of the facility/technical equipment required for the event. Work is performed in all areas of Event Services, including major events for which professional lighting/sound/projection is used. Leadership and communication skills are paramount as the Production Technicians are expected to work autonomously in a very customer service-based role. Event Crew Chiefs are always expected to set a professional example for the junior technicians.

Specific Duties

  • Oversee the autonomous execution of the load-in, setup, monitoring, teardown, striking of required production equipment including lighting, sound and projection equipment for large major special events and scheduled events in Zorn Arena.
  • Provide excellent customer service while mentoring the scheduled Event Crew I, Event Crew II and volunteer staff. 
  • Oversee the professional execution of scheduled events.
  • Supervise scheduled technician/volunteer staff.
  • Attend all University Activities Commission Special Events committee meetings as the Event Crew liaison.
  • Provide the Scheduling Coordinator with input prior to scheduling/planning events in Zorn Arena.
  • Recommend Production Technicians for events to the Scheduling Coordinator using knowledge of their expertise and abilities.
  • Assist in the audio-visual training of Production Technicians, Student Building Managers, Event Services staff and University Centers staff.
  • Work with individual technicians as needed for training during events.
  • Encourage Event Crew I and Event Crew II to complete required or needed training.
  • Assist the Event Crew Student Manager in revising and updating the resources (owner’s manuals, system instruction sheets, data cards, equipment, etc.) used by Production Technicians.
  • Assist in the evaluation, implemented upkeep and organization of equipment and resources used by staff.
  • Assist with disciplinary procedures of Event Crew I and Event Crew II staff.
  • Uphold and oversee all state, university and University Centers policies.

Driving Record

The applicant is not qualified for the Event Crew Chief position if any of the following conditions apply:

  • 1. Frequency of moving violation(s) and/or fault accident(s):
    • a. Two or more within a three-year period
    • b. Six or more traffic violation demerit points within a three-year period
  • 2. Violations within the past 12 months for the following:
    • a. Drunk driving
    • b. Driving under the influence of drugs
    • c. Reckless driving

Qualifications and Salary

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and last semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must have solid foundation of knowledge of technical aspects of events and systems
  • Must be keenly interested in developing technical knowledge in self and others through hands-on experience

The Event Crew Chief is required to work up to 20 hours per week during the semester. Any hours available during winter or summer breaks may vary. These hours are not required, but may be offered to an Event Crew Chief before other technicians. Specific duties may vary during break periods, although job title and base pay will not change.

The Event Crew Chief is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale as Advanced Level II and has a probationary period of six weeks of employment. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Event Crew Student Manager, or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated. All longevity and training increases will carry over and add to the base wage. This position is a one-year (annual) position. The Event Crew Chief may reapply and have the contract renewed for additional terms if chosen by the interview committee.

This is an advanced position with an emphasis on overseeing the professional execution of lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events. This position is responsible for the mentoring of scheduled staff and their use of the facility/technical equipment required for the event.

Accountability

Reports to the Event Crew Student Manager

Scope of Responsibilities

This is an advanced position with an emphasis on overseeing the professional execution of lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events. This position is responsible for the mentoring of scheduled staff and their use of the facility/technical equipment required for the event. Work is performed in all areas of Event Services, including major events where crew members require training. Leadership and communication skills are paramount as the Production Technicians are expected to work autonomously in a very customer service based position. Production Technicians are always expected to set a professional example for the junior crew members.

Specific Duties

  • Oversee the autonomous execution of the load-in, setup, monitoring, teardown, striking of required production equipment including lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events.
  • Provide excellent customer service while mentoring the scheduled Event Crew I, Event Crew II and volunteer staff. 
  • Assist the Event Crew Student Manager in revising and updating the resources (owner’s manuals, system instruction sheets, data cards, equipment, etc.) that crew members use.
  • Assist in the evaluation, implemented upkeep and organization of equipment and resources used by staff.
  • Uphold and oversee all state, university and University Centers policies.

Driving Record

The applicant is not qualified for the Production Technician position if any of the following conditions apply:

  • 1. Frequency of moving violation(s) and/or fault accident(s):
    • a. Two or more within a three-year period
    • b. Six or more traffic violation demerit points within a three-year period
  • 2. Violations within the past 12 months for the following:
    • a. Drunk driving
    • b. Driving under the influence of drugs
    • c. Reckless driving 

Qualifications and Salary

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and last semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must have solid foundation of knowledge of technical aspects of events and systems
  • Must be keenly interested in developing technical knowledge in self and others through hands-on experience

A Production Technician is expected to work up to 15 hours per week during the semester. Any hours available during winter or summer breaks may vary. These hours are not required, but may be offered to a Production Technician before other technicians. Specific duties may vary during break periods, although job title and base pay will not change.

The Production Technician is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale as Advanced Level II and has a probationary period of one semester of employment. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Student Manger, or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated. All longevity and training increases will carry over and add to the base wage. This position is a one year (annual) position. A Production Technician may reapply and have the contract renewed for additional terms if chosen by the interview committee.

This is a student supervisor position with an emphasis on overseeing the professional execution of lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events. This position is responsible for the training/mentoring of the Production Technicians and their use of the facility/technical equipment required for the event.

Accountability

Reports to Event Crew Student Manager

Scope of Responsibilities

This is a student supervisor position with an emphasis on overseeing the professional execution of lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events. This position is responsible for the training/mentoring of the Production Technicians and their use of the facility/technical equipment required for the event. Work is performed in all areas of Event Services, including major events where professional lighting, sound and projection are used. Leadership and communication skills are paramount as the Production Technicians are expected to work autonomously in a very customer service-based role. Production Technicians are always expected to set a professional example for the junior Event Crew members.

Specific Duties

  • Oversee the autonomous Production Technician staff in their professional execution of the load-in, setup, monitoring, teardown and striking of required production equipment including lighting, sound and projection equipment for scheduled events.
  • Provide excellent customer service while mentoring the scheduled Production Technicians, Event Crew and volunteer staff. 
  • Oversee the professional execution of scheduled events.
  • Supervise scheduled Production Technicians, Event Crew and volunteer staff.
  • Attend all University Activities Commission Concert and Special Events committee meetings while serving as the Event Services liaison therein.
  • Assist in the audio-visual training of Event Crew Production Technicians, Event Crew I and II, and Student Building Managers as directed by the student manager.
  • Work with individual technicians and crew members as needed for training during events.
  • Encourage Event Crew I and II to complete required and needed training.
  • Assist the Event Crew Student Manager in revising and updating the resources (owner’s manuals, system instruction sheets, data cards, equipment, etc.) used by Production Technicians and crew members.
  • Assist in the evaluation, implemented upkeep and organization of equipment and resources used by staff.
  • Assist with disciplinary procedures of Production Technicians and Event Crew I and II staff.
  • Uphold and oversee all state, university and University Centers policies.

Driving Record

The applicant is not qualified for the Lead Production Technician position if any of the following conditions apply:

  • 1. Frequency of moving violation(s) and/or fault accident(s):
    • a. Two or more within a three-year period
    • b. Six or more traffic violation demerit points within a three-year period
  • 2. Violations within the past 12 months for the following:
    • a. Drunk driving
    • b. Driving under the influence of drugs
    • c. Reckless driving 

Qualifications and Salary 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and last semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must have solid foundation of knowledge of technical aspects of events and systems.
  • Must be keenly interested in developing technical knowledge in self and others through hands-on experience.
  • It is strongly recommended that any candidate be a Production Technician at the time of application.

The Lead Production Technician is required to work up to 20 hours per week during the semester. Any hours available during winter or summer breaks may vary. These hours are not required, but may be offered to an Event Crew Chief before other technicians. Specific duties may vary during break periods, although job title and base pay will not change.

The Lead Production Technician is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale as Advanced Level II and has a probationary period of one semester of employment. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Student Manger, or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated. All longevity and training increases will carry over and add to the base wage. This position is a one-year (annual) position. The Lead Production Technician may reapply and have the contract renewed for additional terms if chosen by the interview committee.

This is a student supervisor position with an emphasis on overseeing the training of the Event Crew, Event Crew Chiefs and Production Technicians on the necessary facility and technical aspects of events. Leadership and communication skills are paramount.

Accountability

Reports to the Event Production Coordinator

Scope of Responsibilities

This is a student supervisor position with an emphasis on overseeing the training of the Event Crew, Event Crew Chiefs and Production Technicians on the necessary facility and technical aspects of events. Leadership and communication skills are paramount as the Event Crew Student Manager sets an example for the Event Crew.

Specific Duties

  • Supervise the audio-visual training of Production Technicians, Event Crew I and II and Student Building Managers.
  • Provide excellent customer service while mentoring the scheduled Production Technicians, Event Crew I and II and volunteer staff.
  • Continuously update and revise the resources (owner’s manuals, system instruction sheets, data cards, etc.) used by Event Crew and Student Building Managers.
  • Help serve as the main contact person to clients, artists or presenters in advance of/on the day of the event.
  • Review all technical riders with the Event Production Coordinator and generate questions and concerns for the client.
  • Supervise and work complex events.
  • Attend the weekly University Activities Commission Executive Board meeting and UAC Festivals committee meetings as the Event Services liaison.
  • Provide the Scheduling Coordinator with input prior to scheduling/planning events.
  • Recommend Production Technicians and Event Crew for events to the Scheduling Coordinator using knowledge of their expertise and abilities.
  • Spot-check events at the direction of the Event Production Coordinator.
  • Meet with and evaluate all student staff.
  • Discuss mid-semester evaluations with the Event Production Coordinator.
  • Function as a safety officer for Event Crew.
  • Assist in the research and recommendation of capital purchases.
  • Supervise the disciplinary procedures of all Event Crew staff.
  • Evaluate and implement the upkeep and organization of equipment and resources used by Event Services.
  • Ensure all staff complete required and needed training.
  • Enforce, uphold and oversee all state, university and University Centers policies.

Driving Record 
The applicant is not qualified for the Event Crew Student Manager position if any of the following conditions apply:

  • 1. Frequency of moving violation(s) and/or fault accident(s):
    • a. Two or more within a three-year period
    • b. Six or more traffic violation demerit points within a three-year period
  • 2. Violations within the past 12 months for the following:
    • a. Drunk driving
    • b. Driving under the influence of drugs
    • c. Reckless driving 

Qualifications and Salary 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application.
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and last semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must have solid foundation of knowledge of technical aspects of events and systems
  • Must be keenly interested in developing technical knowledge in self and others through hands-on experience
  • It is strongly recommended that any candidate be a Production Technician or Event Crew II at the time of application.

The Event Crew Student Manager is required to work up to 20 hours per week during the semester. Any hours available during winter or summer breaks may vary. These hours are not required, but may be offered to the Event Crew Student Manager before other technicians. Specific duties may vary during break periods, although job title and base pay will not change.

The Student Manager is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale Paraprofessional Level 1, and has a probationary period of one semester. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Event Production Coordinator, or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated. All longevity and training increases will carry over and add to the base wage.

The Scheduling Coordinator receives event information, processes reservations and invoices, and schedules the Event Production Crew to work events. The position works closely with the Assistant Director for Event Services, Event Services coordinators, other programming entities, the Event Crew Student Manager, and the Event Production Coordinator to coordinate upcoming events. The Scheduling Coordinator also is responsible for the organization and storage of all event history and invoice data.

Accountability

Reports to the Conference Coordinator

Scope of Responsibilities

The Scheduling Coordinator receives event information, processes reservations and invoices, and schedules the Event Production Crew to work events. The position works closely with the Assistant Director for Event Services, Event Services coordinators, other programming entities, the Event Crew Student Manager, and the Event Production Coordinator to coordinate upcoming events. The Scheduling Coordinator also is responsible for the organization and storage of all event history and invoice data.

Specific Duties

  • Complete training up to Event Crew II level.
  • Take event information and verify event details with Event Services staff and clients.
  • Provide clients with cost estimates.
  • Process reservations on the computer.
  • Maintain the scheduling system.
  • Oversee Event Production Crew payroll including timecards, forms and human resources policies.
  • Schedule crew chiefs, technicians, and crew for events.
  • Maintain a manageable workload balance for crew chiefs, technicians, and crew.
  • Reserve university and University Centers vehicles for events.
  • Assist with record-keeping, cost analysis studies, and facility research.
  • Participate in the hiring process of Event Production Crew.
  • Maintain 15 office hours per week to process schedules and event information.
  • Discuss upcoming event assignments with Production Technicians in the weekly technician meetings.
  • Work events and assist in training of Production Technicians and Event Crew at the direction of the manager.

Driving Record
The following conditions must be met in order to qualify to drive a state vehicle — a requirement for this position:

  • Must have a valid driver license with at least two years licensed driving experience
  • May not have acquired three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two years
  • May not have acquired any OWI or DUI citations within the past 12 months

Qualifications and Salary

  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application
  • Must be in good academic standing (both cumulative and last semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must have interest in facility/technical aspects of events; willingness to learn through hands-on experience

The Scheduling Coordinator is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale as an Advanced Level II. All longevity and training increases will carry over and add to the base wage. The Scheduling Coordinator is required to work up to 20 hours per week during the semester and the summer. An additional 20 hours are available during the summer if needed. There will be a one-semester probation period for this position. To receive full status at the end of the probationary period, the employee must demonstrate a strong ability to perform the listed duties. If the performance during the probationary period is not satisfactory to the Event Production Coordinator or the duties to the employee, the position may be terminated.

Student Building Managers provide security and responsibility for the Davies Center facility, the patrons and activities during a shift while the permanent staff is absent. The Student Building Manager enforces the University Centers' policies in order to maintain the safety and security of the building and its occupants. Student Building Managers are knowledgeable of audio-visual technology for the events occurring in Davies Center and Schofield Auditorium. All Student Building managers are also CPR, AED and first aid certified. It is the Student Building Manager's job to demonstrate professionalism through appearance, demeanor and performance.

Accountability

Reports to the Student Building Manager Supervisor

Scope of Responsibilities

Student Building Managers provide for the operations and security of the University Centers in the absence of or in addition to permanent staff. The Student Building Manager will promote and enforce University Centers policies in helping to maintain the order, security and safety of the building and its occupants. The Student Building Manager will serve in the role of house management for major University Centers events and provide audio-visual support for events in Davies Center and Schofield Auditorium. This position requires little or no supervision.

Specific Duties

  • Provide for the order, security and safety of the building and its occupants in the absence of or in addition to permanent staff. Enforce and promote the University Centers reservation, promotional and building use policies and regulations. Be knowledgeable of University Centers audio-visual equipment. Set up, operate and/or monitor the use of audio-visual equipment within Davies Center and Schofield Auditorium.
  • Supervise building use; provide for room and building security as needed by securing facilities in accordance with a daily schedule.
  • Serve as a source of information and assistance for University Centers patrons.
  • Be able to provide any needed emergency medical assistance including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), basic First-Aid, and automatic external defibrillation (AED).
  • Maintain a reputation of professionalism through appearance, demeanor and performance.

Qualifications and Salary

  • Must be a student at UW-Eau Claire
  • Must be in good academic standing (maintaining both a cumulative and previous semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0)
  • Must have at least two full semesters remaining as a UW-Eau Claire student at the time of application
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • Must have managerial or leadership experience

The Student Building Manager must work at least two regular evening or weekend shifts per month. The position has the opportunity to sign up for more hours serving audio-visual support. During the semester hours worked must not exceed 20 hours per week. Each spring the Student Building Manager will have an opportunity to sign up for summer work. Summer hours are not guaranteed and positions are assigned by the Student Building Manager Supervisor and the Assistant Director for Event Services.

A Student Building Manager is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale Advanced Level 1. Longevity, training and performance may render a Student Building Manager as eligible for additions to the base wage at the discretion of the Student Building Manager Supervisor and the Assistant Director for Event Services.

The Student Building Manager Supervisor is responsible for training, leading, disciplining and evaluating the team of Student Building Managers. It is the Supervisor's responsibility to positively lead the team of Student Building Managers to create the most professional and knowledgeable staff possible.

Accountability

Reports to the Assistant Director for Event Services

Scope of Responsibilities

The Student Building Manager Supervisor provides leadership, motivation, discipline and
evaluation for the Student Building Management staff. The goal of the Student Building Manager Supervisor is to provide all the tools and training for the Student Building Managers to carry out their responsibilities. This position requires little or no supervision.

Specific Duties

  • Hire, train, schedule and evaluate Student Building Management staff.
  • Assist in coordinating audio-visual equipment, food, and custodial services requests
  • as required by users of the University Centers.
  • Enforce policies related to the use of university facilities.
  • Develop and implement training of Student Building Management staff in building use
  • policies and procedures, technical skills and emergency procedures. Coordinate a course on CPR, First-Aid, AED certification/recertification, and responsible alcohol catering procedures each semester.
  • Update and maintain all manuals, training programs, evaluation materials, photo rosters,
  • schedules, and various other organizational communications.
  • Plan and conduct weekly meetings with all Student Building Manager staff or otherwise effectively organize and facilitate regular intra-staff communication.
  • Prepare, verify and process Student Building Manager timesheets and punch cards.
  • Be available to answer questions/concerns of Student Building Management staff during scheduled office hours, as well as taking care of office-related duties.
  • Be willing to perform any other tasks deemed necessary to carry out the duties as enumerated within the Student Building Manager Supervisor’s scope of responsibilities.

Qualifications and Salary

  • Must be a student at UW-Eau Claire
  • Must be in good academic standing (maintaining both a cumulative and previous semester’s grade point average of at least 2.0). It is strongly recommended that the Supervisor maintains a cumulative and previous semester’s GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Must carry at least six undergraduate or five graduate credits
  • Must have a strong sense of professional courtesy and customer service
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including weekdays, evenings, and weekends
  • It is strongly recommended that any candidate work within the Event Services unit prior to hiring.

The Student Building Manager Supervisor has no required hours per week. During the semester hours worked must not exceed 20 hours per week. During the summer session hours worked must not exceed 40 hours per week.

The Student Building Manager Supervisor is compensated according to the University Centers Wage Classification Scale Paraprofessional Level 1. Longevity, training and performance will render the Student Building Manager Supervisor as eligible for additions to the base wage at the discretion of the Assistant Director for Event Services.

Usher Corps

As the face of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the Usher Corps organization is responsible for guest service, ticketing, seating, safety and oversight of campus events. Ushers project a friendly and welcoming image at all times and attend to patrons' needs to ensure the success of every event.

Job Description 

  • The manager is automatically a manager at events; he/she must display him/herself in a professional manner at all times when working at Usher Corps events.
  • The manager has the knowledge and is expected to be able to run any and all events for which the Usher Corps is requested. The Usher Corps manager assumes the overall supervisory responsibility for the coordination of all activities of the 30+ member University Usher Corps. This includes hiring, training, and supervising employees throughout the year.
  • The manager coordinates large events such as Homecoming, Commencement ceremonies (Fall and Spring), Viennese Ball, other large concerts
  • All Ushers Corps employees are required to work four specific events throughout the school year. These events include: at least one Homecoming event, at least one Winter Commencement Ceremony, at least one night of Viennese ball, and at least one Spring Commencement Ceremony.

Qualities Needed

  • Leadership Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills — Written, Verbal, and Interpersonal
  • Computer Knowledge — Proficient typing skills (numeric keypad skills helpful)
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team Skills
  • Independent and Collaborative Working Skills
  • Outgoing and Friendly Personality
  • CPR Certification (not required but is recommended)

Position Duties

  • Be a role model for Ushers and UICs
  • Correspond with both Ushers and University Staff
  • Attend weekly manager meetings
  • Supervise events — Know how to run all events on campus
  • Handle problems that occur before, during, and after events
  • Answer questions patrons may have
  • Attend and participate in annual general meeting
  • Office duties — Prepare all Usher Corps payroll via computer | Prepare Usher Corps correspondence for both ushers and university faculty/staff
  • Hire, train, and supervise all Usher Corps employees
  • Evaluate Usher performance

Job Description

  • The manager is automatically a manager at events; he/she must display him/herself in a professional manner at all times when working at Usher Corps events.
  • The manager has the knowledge and is expected to be able to run any and all events for which the Usher Corps is requested. The Usher Corps manager assumes the overall supervisory responsibility for the coordination of all activities of the 30+ member University Usher Corps. This includes hiring, training, and supervising employees throughout the year.
  • The manager coordinates large events such as Homecoming, Commencement ceremonies (Fall and Spring), Viennese Ball, other large concerts
  • All Ushers Corps employees are required to work four specific events throughout the school year. These events include: at least one Homecoming event, at least one Winter Commencement Ceremony, at least one night of Viennese ball, and at least one Spring Commencement Ceremony.

Qualities Needed

  • Leadership Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills — Written, Verbal, and Interpersonal
  • Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team Skills
  • Independent and Collaborative Working Skills
  • Outgoing and Friendly Personality
  • CPR Certification (not required but is recommended)

Position Duties

  • Be a role model for Ushers and UICs
  • Correspond with both Ushers and University Staff
  • Attend weekly manager meetings
  • Supervise events — Know how to run all events on campus
  • Handle problems that occur before, during, and after events
  • Answer questions patrons may have
  • Plan and run in annual general meeting
  • Fulfill office duties
  • Organize CPR training classes
  • Serve on campus committees
  • Hire, train, and supervise all Usher Corps employees
  • Evaluate Usher performance
  • Create Weekly E-mail

Job Description

  • The manager is automatically a manager at events; he/she must display him/herself in a professional manner at all times when working at Usher Corps events.
  • The manager has the knowledge and is expected to be able to run any and all events for which the Usher Corps is requested. The Usher Corps manager assumes the overall supervisory responsibility for the coordination of all activities of the 30+ member University Usher Corps. This includes hiring, training, and supervising employees throughout the year.
  • The manager coordinates large events such as Homecoming, Commencement ceremonies (Fall and Spring), Viennese Ball, other large concerts
  • All Ushers Corps employees are required to work four specific events throughout the school year. These events include: at least one Homecoming event, at least one Winter Commencement Ceremony, at least one night of Viennese ball, and at least one Spring Commencement Ceremony.

Qualities Needed

  • Leadership Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills — Written, Verbal, and Interpersonal
  • Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team Skills
  • Independent and Collaborative Working Skills
  • Outgoing and Friendly Personality

Position Duties

  • Be a role model for Ushers, UICs, and other Usher Corps Managers
  • Correspond with Ushers and Usher Corps Management Staff and University Staff
  • Serve as a representative of the Usher Corps for people requesting services
  • Organize weekly manager meetings
  • Arrange meeting throughout the year
  • Supervise events — Know on how to run all events on campus
  • Handle problems that occur before, during, and after events
  • Plan and run in annual general meeting
  • Oversee office operation including sign-up procedures
  • Ensure all events are completely and adequately staffed
  • Attend appropriate meetings on committees such as Viennese Ball and Commencement
  • Hire, train, and supervise all Usher Corps employees
  • Develop and implement training procedures (the Usher Buddy Program)
  • Enforce house rules, security, and safety
  • Provide emergency and medical assistance when needed
  • Evaluate Usher performance

Job Description

  • The Usher-in-Charge is a management position within the Usher Corps
  • The Usher-in-Charge Charge is automatically a manager at events; he/she must display him/herself in a professional manner at all times when working at Usher Corps events.
  • All Ushers Corps employees are required to work four specific events throughout the school year. These events include: at least one Homecoming event, at least one Winter Commencement Ceremony, at least one night of Viennese Ball, and at least one Spring Commencement Ceremony.

Qualities Needed

  • Leadership Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills — Written, Verbal, and Interpersonal
  • Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team Skills
  • Independent and Collaborative Working Skills
  • CPR Certification (not required but is recommended)

Position Duties

  • Be a role model for Ushers and Ushers in Charge
  • Correspond with both Ushers and University Staff
  • Attend weekly manager meetings
  • Act as the connection between the Ushers in Charge and other managers
  • Plan and run monthly Ushers in Charge meeting — Send minutes to Ushers in Charge who are unable to make the monthly meeting via email | Create sign-up sheet for every Ushers in Charge meeting for events throughout the month
  • Encourage Ushers in Charge in their roles
  • Coordinate music events
  • Supervise events — Know how to run all events on campus
  • Handle problems that occur before, during, and after events
  • Answer questions patrons may have
  • Attend and participate in annual general meeting
  • Fulfill office duties
  • Serve on campus committees
  • Hire, train, and supervise all Usher Corps employees
  • Evaluate Usher performance

Job Descriptions

  • Ushers are student staff who provides ushering services at events requested by various departments and organizations on the University Campus
  • Remember: An Usher is the face of the University and must display him or herself in a professional manner while working at Usher Corps events.
  • All Ushers Corps employees are required to work four specific events throughout the school year. These events include at least one Homecoming event, at least one Winter Commencement Ceremony, at least one night of the Viennese Ball, and at least one Spring Commencement Ceremony.

Qualities Needed

  • Leadership Skills
  • Outgoing and Friendly Personality
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills — written, verbal, and interpersonal
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team Skills
  • Independent and Collaborative Working Skills CPR Certification (not required but is recommended)

Position Duties

  • Project a friendly image at all times
  • Help patrons with any needs or questions they may have
  • Attend semester general meeting
  • Assist in evacuation in case of emergency
  • Duties at events:
  • Direct patrons to their correct entrances
  • Seat patrons in reserved areas
  • Hand out programs
  • Check IDs if necessary
  • Provide security at entrances and dressing rooms
  • Direct parking
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned
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