University of Central Oklahoma

  • Music Student Equipment Manager/Stagehand

    Posted Date 11 months ago(8/1/2018 11:07 AM)
    $8.00 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Music Dept Course Fees Enhance
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    Mainly evenings and weekends.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job ID
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

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    Position Overview

    This student position requires heavy, physical and manual labor. This position may require moving furniture, working outside on grounds, and /or helping with preventative maintenance.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Duties may include, but are not limited to: serve as a stagehand for concerts and recitals as needed; set up and tear down for rehearsals; keep equipment and furniture straight and neat in classrooms and all common areas of the music building; help transport instruments and/or equipment between buildings on campus and possibly even the jazz lab.


    Evening and/or weekend hours required.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Experience setting up stage equipment for music concerts/events/rehearsals.

    Recommendation from UCO School of Music Faculty/Staff member.


    Must be able to: lift, carry, and transport heavy objects up to 50 pounds on a continuous basis; crawl into confined spaces; stoop; bend; stand for long periods of time; and regularly use arms, hands, and fingers.


    Required character traits: dependability, thoroughness, and initiative.

    Sensitivity of intercultural communication.

    Good interpersonal skills.

    Good customer service skills.

    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.


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