University of Central Oklahoma

  • Set Up Tech I - Nigh University Center

    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/6/2019 11:27 AM)
    $10.30 per hour ($21,424 annually)
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    Nigh University Center
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  • 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.


    Uses information from the Conference and Events Office set-up sheet, as directed by the Supervisor, to set-up the room 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 audio visual 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 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 breech by customer to the supervisor.

    Performs various janitorial duties as needed such as sweeping, mopping, cleaning glass doors, dusting furniture, washing walls, etc.

    Performs light maintenance duties to include changing out bad light bulbs in the Nigh University Center and any maintenance request that maybe asked of them by a supervisor.

    This is an essential position and may be required to come to work when there is inclement weather.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

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

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    3+ years of relevant experience. Has demonstrated proficiency within discipline through job-related training or on-the-job experience.


    Events managament 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.

    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.


    This position requires a physical.  The physical requirements are:

    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly and 75 lbs. occasionally.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry 200 feet.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry up/down 30 stairs.
    • Ability to walk regularly for long periods of time across the campus.
    • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
    • Ability to use and reach with hands and arms regularly.
    • Ability to climb in high places using a ladder or balance frequently.
    • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and crawl occasionally.
    • Ability to push or pull dolly loaded with up to 120 pounds for 300 feet occasionally.
    • Must have close, distance, and peripheral vision.
    • Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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