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Under supervision of the Principal Facility Services Manager, the Event Specialist will assist in the planning, coordinating, and oversight of public events for the University Centers Department (Price Center & Student Center) the major retail and conference center of UC San Diego.
Responsibilities include interacting with clients and university staff to execute event seating, furniture, staging, and audio-visual sets-ups of meetings and events. Because the venues of the University Centers are multipurpose spaces, the Event Specialist must be able to successfully plan and execute a myriad of complex set-ups and turn over in set-ups.
Events include student concerts, rallies, and dances, which may include alcohol service, and require the Night and Weekend Manager to effectively plan security, emergency response, and risk management procedures. Assists in planning, organizing, and implementing events and functions, which may include symposiums, conferences, program events, banquets, and VIP briefings. May independently manage small, non-complex events.
Regular work schedule is 40 hours per week, with the following schedule: Tuesday - Thursday, 4:00pm - 1:30am Friday, 3:00pm -12:30 am Saturday, 3:30pm - 1:00am
Must work occasional flexible, variable hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
Must have general knowledge of physical work safety procedures and use proper safety gear as necessary
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance2) Vacation/Holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year)3) Life Insurance4) UC Retirement Plan.
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UC San Diego's pay title classification salary range for this position: $3,658 - $7,658 per month. An individual's salary is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
Knowledge, skills, and experience in the operation and/or management of student union facilities or related, that include meeting, event, retail, and student organization facilities.
Proven experience interacting with operations, custodial, maintenance, event programming, event security staff, police and technical services staff in order to successfully operate a clean, safe, and comfortable facility.
Proven working knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and production and public relations. Knowledge of state safety regulations and federal OSHA standards. CPR and First Aid proficient.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the campus, its programs, policies, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Skill and knowledge of crowd control management practices for safe and efficient queuing and monitoring of customers in and out of various events in various facilities, both indoors and outdoors.
Skill in the setup and teardown of furniture and staging equipment. Ability to maintain such equipment and perform minor maintenance and repairs.
Knowledge of risk management as it relates to events and facilities and ability to decipher risks inherent in events and develop solutions to minimize risks. Ability to analyze situational changes and make appropriate security and entry procedure modifications as necessary to better serve customers and reduce risks.
Good judgment and effective decision-making and problem resolution skills, including skill to recognize and deal effectively and appropriately with real and potential problem areas. Skill to determine the issues/problems that need to be brought to the attention of higher level staff and/or management.
Working organizational skills, including skill in effectively coordinating and org
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