Loyola University Maryland

Event Services

Event/Logistical

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General Description

Reporting to the director of Event Services, this position will assist the members of the full time staff with the following responsibilities:

  • Move, install, arrange, and breakdown tables, chairs, tarps, podiums, stage sections, and/or technical and multi-media equipment for University events both on and off campus;
  • Attend events and provide last minute logistical, housekeeping, or production needs. This position may also be asked to pick up or return equipment from various locations on and off campus;
  • Assist staff with various projects and assignments not directly related to events such as inventory, repair, and preventive maintenance of all equipment;
  • Function independently and as a part of a team representing the University while assisting students, faculty, and off campus guests before, during and after events;
  • Maintain a constant dialogue between the director and other members of the staff using several forms of communication including paper, electronic, and wireless systems;
  • Operate several types of vehicles including multi passenger vans and 15' chassis body with box cube attached; and
  • Must possess excellent inter-personal skills.

This position is highly visible and interfaces with all elements of the campus community including president's office, admissions, student organizations, development, and a variety of campus guests. Each individual will be required to exhibit tact and diplomacy when dealing with event sponsors, support departments, and third party contractors.

Requisite Skills and Responsibilities

  • Stringent attention to detail and strong customer services skills;
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends which will be determined weekly;
  • Possess excellent communication skills;
  • Have a valid motor vehicle operators license;
  • Exercise problem ownership values;
  • Ability to react decisively and with good judgment to problems and be adaptive to changing situations;
  • Refined time management skills; and
  • Students are required to carry a pager 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The position with Event Services is one of importance to Loyola's active event program. The student is a direct reflection of the Event Services and the University. Every student is expected to present a positive image to all guests and clients. This is accomplished through a neat appearance, a pleasant and friendly disposition, attention to detail, and a commitment of service to ensure success.