SUPERVISOR, EVENT LOGISTICS-STUDENT AFFAIRS SPECIAL EVENTS
Company: Duke Careers
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust
by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's
leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina,
Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is
ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work
and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct
research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional
schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest
private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international
programs in more than 150 countries.
Nature of Responsibilities:
Assist with logistics and coordination of CES supported events
including, but not limited to: room set-up and break-down, basic
audio-visual set-up, as well as event-related custodial and
maintenance needs. Supervise and coordinate equipment rental
operations through the handling of set-up requests from internal
coordinators, inventory management and the supervision and
scheduling of student employees, temporary and/or contract
Specific Duties % of Effort
Supervise events equipment rental operations by handling event
set-up requests from internal coordinators and external rental
clients, arranging for supplementary equipment from commercial
companies when needed. Check cleanliness, as well as equipment and
set-up requirements prior to events.
Provide facilities oversight including identifying potential
security, housekeeping and maintenance issues seeking solutions to
Provide training and supervision of new permanent staff, temporary
student staff and contract labor.
Assist with the management of the Conference and Event Services
equipment pool; provide routine inventory of the equipment and
provide recommendations for new equipment. Maintain equipment in
good condition; purchase replacement parts and supplies and arrange
for repair and maintenance as needed, maintain inventory
Other duties as assigned.
Desired Skills and Competencies
- Position requires routine night and or weekend work to support
programs and activities.
- Candidates must be able to work proficiently on applications
including Word and Excel.
- Ability to learn new systems and applications as required.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and manage job responsibilities for
Physical Requirements: Supervisor, Event Logistics will do a great
deal of walking and standing and must be able to sustain this for
the majority of the shift. Must be capable of lifting and moving
set-up items including, but not limited to tables, chairs, stage
Work requires knowledge of basic mathematical and clerical
principles generally acquired through a high school education.
Work generally requires three years of clerical, warehousing or
inventory experience sufficient to acquire a general knowledge of
the accepted clerical and accounting practices involved in
equipment rental, invoicing and inventory. Work requires a valid
N.C. driver's license. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University
and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob
functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.
Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable
accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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