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University of Nebraska Thompson Center Event Manager in Omaha, Nebraska

Thompson Center Event Manager

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately. Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 03/24/2022. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, relation, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is an AA/EEO/ADA institution. For questions, accommodations or assistance, please call/contact the ADA Coordinator at 402.554.2463.

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Job Title Thompson Center Event Manager

Department Alumni Association

Essential Functions

This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individual will provide on-site events assistance, customer service, and information to Thompson Center visitors/guests, for meetings, weddings, and other corporate/social events. May also be required to provide prospective clients occasional facility tours. Enforce Thompson Center policies and procedures by monitoring activities inside and outside the facility and handle any situations that may require assistance. Open and close the building, ensuring all guests have vacated the facility, all doors and windows are locked, all equipment and lights are turned off, temperature thermostats are set accordingly, and the building security system is properly activated. Ensure function space is set up according to needs of client. Set-up of audio visual for events, trouble shooting, and problem solving situations that may require assistance. Communicate urgent needs of client to appropriate staff as needed to include custodial staff and campus security. Able to work without supervision most of the time.

Work Schedule Varied weeknights. Weekends, both morning and evenings. Morning and daytime shifts vary. Days off rotate.

Additional Duties

Data entry/e-mail correspondence, filing, marketing mailers, other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

-High school diploma or equivalent

-2 years experience in direct customer service and or have a hospitality background.

Requires ability to deal effectively and tactfully with others in a variety of situations. Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to handle stressful situations in front of a large group of people as necessary. Ability to resolve conflict, effectively supervise facility event-related activities and positively represent facility.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of audio-visual setup, operation, and trouble shooting. Able to work with windows-based computer programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.

Salary $11.00 per hour

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2022T-00148

Open Date 03/22/2022

Close Date 03/22/2023

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately. Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 03/24/2022. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, relation, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.UNOis an AA/EEO/ADAinstitution. For questions, accommodations or assistance, please call/contact theADACoordinator at 402.554.2463.

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