Set Up Tech I - Nigh University Center

    University of Central Oklahoma
    Job Description

    Position Overview:

    Assist with the set-up and break down of campus events, program, and activities. Support on-site coordination of vendors, staff, and/or volunteers. Respond to questions and provide information. May assist with collecting recycling materials across campus.


    Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

    The Nigh University Center serves as the town square of Central's campus by providing high-quality convenient services and amenities that continue to meet the changing needs of the UCO community and the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. It is essentially the doorway to the campus and within its 221,721 sq.ft. of interior space, it houses Enrollment Services, Career Services, Transportation and Parking, the Food Court, a full service restaurant, Starbucks, a bookstore and bank as well as the Conference and Events Office that manages 25 meeting rooms and over 37,000 square feet of available space. The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This position will use information from the Conference and Events Office set-up sheet, as directed by the supervisor, to set the room up as requested for each event. Moves the furniture (tables, chairs, stages, pianos, etc.) to rooms and arranges them as instructed. Maintains a clean and orderly storeroom for furniture and moves furniture to and from storage as necessary. Follows instructions as to the proper furniture arrangement techniques and spacing requirements so it will be suitable for the event and meets the customer's desires. Assists the audiovisual staff with the set-up and operation of various audio/visual equipment in the Nigh University Center. Communicates customer requests during events to the Conference and Events Office. Keeps furniture clean and presentable for events, i.e. cleans off tables and chairs, takes off tape or ribbon left on furniture, etc. Checks rooms to see that the set-up is correct and that the room is clean and ready for the customer. After an event, responsible for checking rooms and stores any equipment that needs to be secured. Reports rooms that need cleaning, damages to room or furniture, or any appearance of policy breach by customer to the supervisor. Assists with the delivery and set-up of furniture across campus for events, pick-up and return furniture back to the Nigh University Center. Performs various janitorial duties as needed such as sweeping, mopping, cleaning glass doors, dusting furniture, washing walls, etc. Performs light maintenance duties in the Nigh University Center that may be asked of them by the General Maintenance personnel or supervisor to include performing minor emergency restoration services to mitigate damage in the Nigh University Center. Assists with moving office furniture in the Nigh University Center in a safe manner when needed. This is an essential position and may be required to come to work when there is inclement weather. Performs other related duties as assigned.


    Experience Required:

    Performs administrative or manual tasks. Requires general education or vocational training or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Experience Preferred:

    3+ years of relevant experience. Has demonstrated proficiency within discipline through job-related training or on-the-job experience. Events management and general labor experience is preferred. Applicants should have reliable transportation.  



    Knowledge of furniture and equipment that are used to set up meeting and banquet rooms. Knowledge of best way to move, lift and carry furniture to avoid injury. Ability to kneel, bend, stand and walk for long periods of time; to work and climb in high places using a ladder, lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist level, lift and carry up to 50 pounds up to 200 feet, lift up to 50 pounds and carry up/down up to 30 stairs, push/pull a dolly loaded with up to 150 pounds up to 300 feet. Must have ability to understand written and oral communications.


    Will this employee supervise others?

    No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.


    Physical Demands:

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.