Campus Life Crew (CLC) Student Assistant 2022-2023

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About The College of Wooster:

Wooster offers an excellent, comprehensive liberal arts education, culminating in a rigorous senior project, in which each student works one-on-one with a faculty mentor to conceive, organize and complete a significant research project on a topic of the student’s own choosing. Through this distinctive program, every Wooster student develops abilities valued by employers and graduate schools alike: independent judgment, analytical ability, creativity, project-management and time-management skills, and strong written and oral communication skills. Founded in 1866, the college enrolls approximately 2,000 students.

The College offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes: Health, Dental, Retirement, and Tuition Remission.

Job Description:

Campus Life Crew (CLC) is an essential part of Lowry Center & Student Activities (LCSA). CLC helps create a more vibrant and engaged campus community within LCSA-supported spaces. CLC provides support in several full-service event spaces which are Lowry Center, McGaw Chapel, and several outdoor locations. The support provided by CLC allows departments and student organizations to meet their mission and goals. Members of Campus Life Crew work as a team to provide event support from set-ups, teardowns, general events, and tech support.  Members of Campus Life Crew also serve as student building managers in Lowry Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the student building manager for Lowry Center.
    • Monitors the daily activity in Lowry Center by completing hourly building rounds, as work responsibilities permits
    • Secures the building at night with Campus Safety
    • Responsible for crew key card and keys for access to spaces
    • Inspects lounges, meetings rooms, and other spaces to confirm appropriate setups are completed. This includes straightening up the spaces between uses
    • Operates Lowry Center fireplace(s), both wood and gas burning
    • Assists in supporting marketing efforts within McGaw and Lowry Center.
    • Works collaboratively to support the day-to-day operations of Lowry Center with Information Desk Staff and other departments located in Lowry Center
  • Responds to communication via walkie talkie and/or cell phone
  • Expects to read and follow up on emails related to Campus Life Crew
  • Attends and actively participates in required trainings and staff meetings
  • Submits shift logs to supervisors at the end of each shift. Report any employee or guest concerns, building maintenance, equipment missing or broken to supervisor(s) or other designated department immediately
  • Serves as the setup/teardown crew as well as event/technology support. This includes running lights, av equipment, sound systems, and moving furniture and equipment. Troubleshoots technology, lighting, and sound issues
  • Serves as a point person for event operations from setup to teardowns in absence of staff supervisor or crew leader. Serves as the contact for event coordinators and service providers throughout the event to address any questions or concerns related to the event or facility
  • Enforces policies and procedures for Lowry Center, McGaw Chapel, and the College
  • Works with Campus Safety and other campus partners on emergency management and response for Lowry Center, McGaw Chapel, and outdoor events supported by CLC
  • Proficiently uses 25Live to search events and setup/teardown details related to CLC responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Previous Experience:

Customer service experience is preferred
Experience working independently and as a team to accomplish tasks
Previous experience with AV equipment, sound systems, and/or stage lighting and/or ability to show a technical aptitude

Working Conditions/Job Hazards:

  • Indoor and outdoor work environment
  • Medium physical labor/exertion
  • Exposure to chemicals/dust/fumes

Supervision:

  • Immediate Supervisor:  Lowry Center Manager and Coordinator of Scheduling and Events
  • Other Supervisors: Director of Lowry Center & Student Activities
  • Supervision Received: Close

Requirements:

  • Must be a student at the College of Wooster
  • Must be able to work a combination of days, nights, and weekends at varying times (very early to very late), and work long days. Must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week. May be required to arrive early at the start of the Fall semester and/or stay late at the end of the Spring semester. Shifts are available over College breaks.
    • Student Building Manager shifts are Sunday and Saturday between 10:00 am and 2:00 am; Monday through Friday between 3:00 pm & 2:00 am.
  • Must be able to attend weekly one (1) hour staff meetings with supervisors and other Campus Life Crew staff.
  • Must be dependable and reliable as well as flexible to deal with last-minute changes; Must be a well-organized individual
  • Ability to understand and accurately follow a diagram and written/verbal instructions.
  • Able to comfortably lift forty (40) pounds.
  • Able to work well with a diverse population of people including students, faculty/staff, community members, and other guests. Must be capable of working independently and on a team.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, ability to handle troublesome and stressful situations; demonstrate good judgment and common sense
  • Shows assertiveness and takes initiative; demonstrates a proactive approach to problem-solving

Additional Information:

The College of Wooster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are subject to verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information see our nondiscrimination policy.

Application Instructions:

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references whichincludes name, telephone number and email address.