Events Set-up Services Assistant

Job Title: Events Set-up Services Assistant
Position Number: PT-PROF-EVENTS-10312017
Departments: University Events & Conferences
Reports To: Director, University Events & Conferences
Job Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The Events Set-up Services Assistant will support in equipment set-up at special events and University activities across campus that support the University’s vision and mission. While working under the Events umbrella, the role is a hybrid position, working with maintenance to perform basic duties when not completing set-ups or performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Events & Conferences.  The candidate must be able to verbalize the Christian identity and mission of the University.  This position requires much flexibility in hours, including after hours and weekend work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Set-up tables, chairs, podiums, platforms, etc. for all on-campus events.
  • Teardown equipment when event is over.
  • Move furniture and equipment when approved request comes from maintenance.
  • Work with Technical Manager in the Theater for stage changes – shell configurations and pit set-up / teardown.
  • Perform routine maintenance requests – light bulbs, simple repairs, painting, etc.
  • Maintains a binder of daily activities requiring set-ups.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Student Workers


  • At least one year of facilities related prior experience.
  • Is Customer Service oriented, prompt, efficient and committed to quality.
  • Basic maintenance knowledge.
  • Ability to safely drive a golf cart or similar vehicle.
  • A minimum of high school degree or higher level of education.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk about campus and lift up to 25 pounds.

Additional Information

Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.


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