Event Technician

Fairfax, VA
$15.00 per hour
Nov 03, 2021
Feb 16, 2022
Full Time
Event Technician - Event Services - Production The George Mason University Student Centers invites applications for an Event Technician to support the execution of its event production services. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities: The Event Technician is responsible for providing technical and operational support for events on the Fairfax campus. This position works with students, faculty, staff and the community at-large to ensure the delivery of event production services. In addition, candidates may assist with issues related to operations and room setup configurations for events. The successful candidate is expected to work some evenings and weekends. This position reports to the Event Production Supervisor. Specific Duties: Provide technical support and deliver equipment for events where production services have been contracted; Provide operational support for event spaces when needed; Ensure proper configuration, setup, operation, monitoring and breakdown of event services equipment; and other university equipment, including in house audio/visual systems; Assist in executing overall event logistics in coordination with other university partners, such as University Events, Catering, Facilities, and others; Report any equipment issues encountered during shifts and associated activities; Serve as on-site manager for events when determined to require such presence by the Event Production Supervisor; and On occasion, the candidate may need to support event production execution on other campuses or off-campus locations as determined by the supervisor. Required Qualifications: Basic knowledge and experience in technical production and event support; Ability to lift and transport 25 - 50 lbs. unassisted multiple times per shift; Understanding of event management common practices; and Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and provide excellent customer service.

George Mason University currently requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID19, including supporting documentation unless granted an appropriate exemption for medical or religious reasons. Vaccination documentation and updated guidance can be found here. Employees who start at Mason after August 15, 2021 will be required to (1) have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date and be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date and submit documentary proof or (2) have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date.For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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