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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Conversion Supervisor will support the George Holmes Convocation Center by overseeing the set up and tear down of events in the Center.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for overseeing and completing all conversions from one event to the next.
Managing and supervising a conversion crew consisting of students, temps and possibly contracted labor.
Ensure a safe environment during conversions and perform a final safety inspection to ensure the setup is safe for attendees.
Inspecting and maintaining all equipment used for events and is responsible for letting management know of anything that needs to be repaired and/or replaced.
Bachelor's degree in Theater, music industry studies, or hospitality management
Experience in event management and/or hospitality industry.
Experience in supervising teams of staff.
Experience in working with sound and lighting equipment.
Knowledge or experience in sound and lighting rigging.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.