Student Employment

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For questions about student employment, contact Gretchen Grojean, Assistant Director for Event Services and Scheduling.

Email:ggrojean@semo.edu
Phone: (573) 651-2282
Room: 413

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Student Positions in the UC

Direct Supervisor: Sr. Administrative Assistant for Campus Life
Major Supervisor: Asst. Director for Event Services & Scheduling

Minimum Requirements: A Campus Life Assistant (CLA) must be a student in good academic and disciplinary standing. Candidates must demonstrate a high level of responsibility, the ability to work independently, an appreciation for confidentiality and security of information and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and customer service. Additionally, candidates must have a moderate level of involvement in campus organizations (SG, SAC, Greek, academic or special interest) and programs (FyLP, EL, PLA, etc.). Some evening and weekend hours will be required to fulfill all the duties of the position. The CLA staff is supervised by the Sr. Administrative Assistant and the Assistant Director for Event Services & Scheduling.

General Responsibilities: The Campus Life Assistant staff will have basic knowledge of the campus and will be trained to have detailed knowledge about the UC and all aspects of the Campus Life & Event Services Department, including all programs and functions of the office (student org. registration and SELink; SG; SAC; basic scheduling/event services/building support; CSI and IDs; Family Weekend, Homecoming, Leadership programs: FyLP, EL, PLA). Staff members are responsible for ensuring that the public areas and the break room of the 414-office suite are reasonably neat and clean always, assisting patrons, cash and paperwork handling and independent project completion. Staff will be responsible for assisting with the planning, implementation and hosting of campus-wide events, including but not limited to: Opening Week, Move-In Bash, Family Weekend, Homecoming, Student Life & Leadership Awards, University Speakers Series, SE Serves, and many others.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide campus wide information and assistance to all guests of the Campus Life & Event Services office and University Center as well as telephone and email requests.
  • Present a positive, professional image based on sound principles of good customer service. Be a problem solver for Campus Life & Event Services.
  • Assist patrons with accessing University services and connecting with departmental programs and initiatives. Serve as front line customer service in the 414-office suite. Perform administrative support tasks such as typing, document creation, filing, copying, database management, data entry, etc.
  • Daily sort and distribute UC departmental mail and prepare the campus mail bag for pick-up by Central Receiving.
  • Serve as an alternate temporary staff person for the IA/CSI/IDs operations.
  • Distribute/collect applications, payments and other information as directed.
  • Assist customers with resources and technology in the University Center meeting rooms and special event spaces.
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and follow established accounting, inventory and security procedures for all aspects of operations within 414.
  • Complete assigned projects under the direction of the Sr. Administrative Asst. for Campus Life.
  • Attend all staff meetings scheduled for the Campus Life Assistant staff and all Campus Life & Event Services All Staff meetings and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Regular Hours of Scheduled Work:
Monday- Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Special Hours of Work:
Additional hours to be covered by agreement with supervisor includes Move-In Bash, Involvement Day programming, Family Weekend, Homecoming, and other designated events.

Pay Rate:
Missouri Minimum Wage, potential to earn more if offered a student supervisor position

Direct Supervisor: Lead Event Services Manager
Major Supervisor: Assistant Director for Event Services & Scheduling

Minimum Requirements:
Candidates must demonstrate a high level of responsibility, the ability to work independently, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and customer service. Weekend and evening hours are required. Candidates and employees in this position must have and maintain a cumulative and semester Grade Point Average of at least a 2.65 for each period of employment.

General Responsibilities:
The Event Services Manager oversees the operation of the University Center during evening and weekend hours. She or he acts on behalf of the Campus Life & Event Services administrative personnel in their absence. The Event Services Manager interprets and implements University Center and Southeast Missouri State University policies while overseeing operations, student personnel, and events of the University Center and Campus Life & Event Services.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for closing procedures during the weekdays and opening and closing the building on the weekends. Additionally, provide security for department offices and retail operations within the facility.
  • Supervise Information Desk, Center for Student Involvement and Tech Crew staff.
  • Prepare and maintain paperwork appropriate to the position.
  • Participate in weekly Event Services Manager meetings.
  • Be accessible to customers and event sponsors at all times.
  • Inspect all room setups to ensure setup accuracy. Work with Tech Crew, Support Services, and/or catering staff to correct any problems.
  • Maintain appropriate financial records and follow stated accounting procedures.
  • Set up technical equipment in meeting rooms and remove after each event.
  • Conduct routine facility inspections at appropriate intervals and address any maintenance and/or custodial issues.
  • Perform and direct light custodial function on evenings and weekends.
  • Any other duties mutually agreed upon and assigned.

Regular Hours of Scheduled Work:
One Weekday evening, Sunday-Thursday, from 4:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Every other weekend, rotation of a Friday night/Saturday day or Saturday night/Sunday day shifts
Special Hours of Work:
*Additional hours to be covered by agreement with supervisor include, but are not limited to, University Center coverage on scheduled breaks, holidays, or inclement weather delays/days.

Pay Rate:
$8.00/hour, potential to earn more based on years of service and skill development.

Student Supervisor Opportunities:

Senior Event Services Manager: in partnership with the ADES&S assigns work tasks to the ESM staff and ensures that work is completed timely and accurately; assists in planning and presenting training, working to provide continuous feedback to the individual staff members about their performance; cross checks building operations and event set-ups for accuracy; conducts weekly staff meetings in conjunction or in absence of the ADES&S to ensure a high level of customer service and accuracy in building/event management processes; responsible for weekly building inspections and monthly inventory reporting; assist with the selection, hiring and training of new ESMs and Event Services Tech Crew, provides formal feedback on job performance by the other ESMs and ES Tech Crew.

Direct/Major Supervisor: Assistant Director for Event Services & Scheduling

Minimum Requirements:
An Event Services & Scheduling Assistant must be a student in good academic and disciplinary standing. Candidates must demonstrate the following: a high level of responsibility, the ability to work independently, a high level of attention to detail, the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, and a strong commitment to diversity and customer service. Candidates must learn and process new information quickly and be able to effectively communicate University policies and procedures to patrons seeking to utilize University facilities and resources. Candidates will be cross trained to perform all job duties of the following positions: Event Services Manager, Tech Crew, and Campus Life Assistants and parts of the Involvement Ambassador (CSI management & IDs). Event Services & Scheduling Assistants are supervised by the Assistant Director for Event Services & Scheduling.

General Responsibilities:
The Event Services & Scheduling staff will have a good working knowledge of the campus and its facilities and resources, University policies and procedures, and skills in computer operations (i.e. word processing, internet, data input, etc.). Event Services & Scheduling staff will assist in daily operation of the University Center, including room set-ups, technology operation, and facility maintenance & cleanliness. Additionally they will be trained to open/close the University Center and the CSI and various rooms/offices within the UC, how to operate ID Services, place Facilities Management work orders in support of campus-wide scheduled events or to address maintenance issues, and become familiar with all areas of the Campus Life & Event Services departmental operations and programming (i.e. general reception, project assignment, leadership programs, upcoming events/programs, CampRedhawk, Family Weekend, Homecoming, etc.). Each Event Services & Scheduling Assistant will also be assigned a specific project or on-going area of responsibility, by mutual agreement with the direct supervisor.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide front-line customer service to walk-in, email or telephone patrons appropriately.
  • Process facility and resource reservations/work orders utilizing University scheduling software.
  • Prepare the daily/weekly event reports and room sheets and distribute appropriately.
  • During regular University business hours, open technology and ensure all scheduled meeting spaces within the University Center are prepared 30 minutes prior to any reservation.
  • Facilitate and assist with room set-up, including last minute requests and changes,
  • Process work orders for set-ups in other campus buildings and routine maintenance request for areas within Campus Life oversight.
  • Assist event hosts with the coordination of campus services including, but not limited to, parking passes, internet access, catering connections, and other special requests.
  • Complete assigned specific project(s) or on-going area of responsibility.
  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings scheduled for the Event Services & Scheduling, and all Campus Life & Event Services staff workshops and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Regular Hours of Scheduled Work:
Monday- Friday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Special Hours of Work:
*Additional hours to be covered by agreement with supervisor include, but are not limited to, Opening Weekend events, Family Weekend and other departmental special programs. University Center coverage on scheduled breaks, holidays, or inclement weather delays/days.

Pay Rate:
Missouri Minimum Wage, potential to earn more based on years of service and skill development.

Student Supervisor Opportunity:

Senior Event Services Assistant: in partnership with the ADES&S assigns work tasks to the ES&SA staff and ensures that work is completed timely and accurately; assists in planning and presenting training, working to provide continuous feedback to the individual staff members about their performance; cross checks reservations for accuracy; disseminates weekly reports to campus constituents; conducts bi-weekly staff meetings to ensure a high level of customer service and accuracy in event management processes; responsible for reserving some restricted or special use spaces across campus in absence of the ADES&S.

Direct Supervisor: Event Services Manager
Major Supervisor: Assistant Director for Event Services & Scheduling

The student Tech Crew is vital to the operations of the University Center. Their work sets the tone for those who plan events in the University Center. Due to the vital role they play, it is necessary to focus upon their responsibilities and how to best provide supervision to ensure that work is completed efficiently and correctly. Listed below is the Tech Crew job description.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be a student in good academic and disciplinary standing. Must demonstrate a high level of responsibility, the ability to work independently, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and customer service.

General Responsibilities:
The Tech Crew is responsible for setting up University Center rooms, including any technical requirements requested by organizations. Members of the Tech Crew staff must have a general knowledge of the correct use of University Center equipment (i.e. tables, chairs, stage sections, and audio-visual equipment). Tech Crew members are supervised by the Event Services Manager and the Assistant Director of Event Services & Scheduling.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available to work flexible hours during the evening on weekdays and all day on weekends. Provide Assistant Director of Event Services & Scheduling with accurate schedule of classes and other possible conflicts with work.
  • Correctly interpret set up sheets and facilitate the proper arrangement of furniture and equipment in the meeting rooms, lounges, and other areas as directed.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of all University Center technical equipment and be able to use this knowledge independently and with limited supervision.
  • Handle all equipment with proper care and report any problem/damages immediately.
  • Must work closely with Event Services Managers, Support Services staff and other Tech crew staff daily.
  • Attend regularly schedule student employee meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Event Services & Scheduling, Lead Event Services Manager, and Event Services Managers of the University Center.

Regular Hours of Scheduled Work:
Monday- Thursday: 2:00 – 11:00 pm dependent upon reserved events
Every other weekend, hours vary dependent upon reserved events

Special Hours of Work:
*Additional hours to be covered by agreement with supervisor include, but are not limited to, Opening Weekend events, Family Weekend and other departmental special programs, and University Center coverage on scheduled breaks, holidays, or inclement weather delays/days.

Pay Rate:
Missouri Minimum Wage

Direct Supervisor: Senior Involvement Ambassador
Major Supervisor: Asst. Director for Event Services & Scheduling (ADES&S)

Minimum Requirements:
An Involvement Ambassador (IA) must be a student in good academic and disciplinary standing. Candidates must demonstrate a high level of responsibility, the ability to work independently, an appreciation for confidentiality and security of information and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and customer service. Additionally, candidates must have a moderate level of involvement in campus organizations (SG, SAC, Greek, academic or special interest) and programs (FyLP, EL, PLA, TRIO, etc.). Some evening and weekend hours will be required to fulfill all the duties of the position. The IA staff is supervised daily by the Sr. Involvement Ambassador, with assistance from the Lead Involvement Ambassador, who report to the Assistant for Event Services & Scheduling.

General Responsibilities:
The Involvement Ambassador staff will have basic knowledge of the campus, the UC and the Center and will be trained in detail on involvement opportunities, including all student organizations and student leadership programs, on campus. Staff members are responsible for ensuring that the public areas of the 2nd floor are reasonably neat and clean at all times, assisting patrons with CSI resources, cash handling and the production and distribution of University IDs and badges. Staff will be responsible for the planning, implementation and hosting of campus-wide events, including but not limited to: Welcome Week Student Organization Fair, SELink training sessions, student leader training sessions.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide campus wide information and assistance to all guests of the CSI and University Center as well as telephone and email requests.
  • Present a positive, professional image based on sound principles of good customer service. Be a problem solver for Campus Life & Event Services/University Center/CSI/ID customers.
  • Assist students with connecting to campus involvement opportunities and regularly communicating and educating campus organizations to assist them in the registration, membership recruitment and event marketing process utilizing the SELink software.
  • Assist patrons with obtaining Redhawks Cards and specialty badges.
  • Distribute tickets/items for Speakers Series and other designated University special events, and other programs.
  • Distribute/collect applications and other information as directed.
  • Assist customers with resources and technology available in the CSI.
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and follow established accounting, inventory and security procedures for all aspects of operations within the CSI.
  • Complete assigned projects under the direction of the Sr. IA, Lead IA and the ADES&S.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings scheduled for the CSI, and all Campus Life & Event Services staff workshops and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Regular Hours of Scheduled Work:
Monday- Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Special Hours of Work:
Saturday proceeding the 1st Day of Class Fall & Spring Semester: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday proceeding the 1st Day of Class Fall & Spring Semester: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
All IA schedule program dates (stu. org. fair, student leader conf./wkshps, classroom presentations)
*Additional hours to be covered by agreement with supervisor includes First Step, Transfer, Int'l Orientations

Pay Rate:
Missouri Minimum Wage, potential to earn more if offered a student supervisor position

Student Supervisor Opportunities:

Senior Involvement Ambassador – Programming & Staffing: primarily responsible for training of staff on Involvement Ambassador Program and its components including student org. fair, involvement presentations, officer and advisor resources and trainings, SELink, student org. registration process, and staff selection/training/supervision and project assignment, including conducting weekly staff meetings with the ADES&S.

Lead Involvement Ambassador – Operations: primarily responsible for CSI facility and operations, including ID Services. Assess and maintain supply inventory, assists the Sr. IA and the ADES&S in training the IA staff on processes and policies relating to CSI facility and equipment and ID Services operations. Responsible for daily cleaning and maintenance of the CSI and weekly inspections of the space and equipment and communicating needs to the ADES&S. Attends weekly staff meetings with the IA staff; facilitates meetings in absence of the Senior IA.

Contact

573.651.2280
campuslife@semo.edu
University Center Room 414

One University Plaza, MS1250
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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