Pay Range: $15.50 per hour or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Working under the general direction of the Campus Events and Production Manager, this position manages and maintains the equipment inventory and rental system for events needing limited support such as tables, chairs, canopies, etc. This position will develop an inventory management system, equipment maintenance, repair, and replacement program for equipment as well as managing the storage of such equipment. S/he will coordinate with the other unit managers to accommodate their equipment needs. The Rental Program Event Operations Coordinator will be responsible for supervising and directing others in setting-up, supporting, and taking-down public events, athletic events, theatrical productions or civic activities sponsored by the University of Idaho and the public at large. S/he will be responsible for hiring, training and supervising staff members and will be responsible for ensuring adequate staffing for each event.
Demonstrated experience working in a cooperative team environment; Knowledge of applicable safe work practices and procedures; Knowledge of basic budgeting and accounting procedures; Able to maintain a current, valid drivers license and be able to meet UI driving requirements; Demonstrated ability to use computers and MS Office software in a professional context/setting;
Demonstrated ability to: work simultaneously on several projects with specific deadlines; recognize and analyze potential problems; resolve conflicts and problems bring process improvement to the workplace
Experience in: hiring, scheduling, coordinating, supervising and evaluating others; planning and conducting public events; working with event related equipment (ie: canopies, tables, chairs, sound and lighting); operating and maintaining multi-channel audio systems, lighting systems and/or video equipment; performing up and down rigging; operate a forklift, scissor lift and/or aerial lift; work with computer programs such as R25, CAD and/or FAMIS;
Possess: working knowledge of inventory control computer applications.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Willingness and ability to work extended hours with a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays to meet production deadlines which may include working outdoors and in inclement weather; Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move up to approx. 75 lb., climb ladders, bend, stoop, work in high places, move in and around confined spaces; work in dusty and enclosed areas such as basements, attics and plenums; work outdoors in any weather conditions.
Posting Number: SP001905P
Posting Date: 08/06/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants who apply by August 22, 2018 will be given first consideration.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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