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Position announcement

Closing date: Open until filled. Application packets must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources.

Position title: Event Services Specialist--Full time regular position

Position summary:

The Events Services Specialist provides high quality customer service for all events and event services activities at Saint Martin’s University Marcus Pavilion, the Norman Worthington Conference Center (NWCC) and other locations as directed. The Events Services Specialist will assist in coordinating and implementing all aspects of a group’s event including room setup, presentation, (a/v) and guest services during an event as well as ensuring that the Marcus Pavilion and NWCC policies are followed. The Event Services Specialist also helps maintain the Marcus Pavilion and NWCC facilities and performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities and essential functions:

  • Communicate orally with constituents in a face-to-face setting, group setting, or over the telephone.
  • Assist with coordination and implementation of conversions for events in NWCC, Marcus Pavilion and other locations on the University campus.
  • Train, direct and work with student labor crews.
  • Ensure the facility is clean and presentable to the users.
  • Monitor use of the facility by all customers, to include Saint Martin’s University members, guests, general public and vendors to ensure proper use and care of the facility according to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Be available to work a flexible and irregular schedule that is primarily evening and weekend hours as dictated by the schedule of events at the NWCC or Marcus Pavilion.
  • Work with the Custodial staff to eEnsure that all areas in Marcus Pavilion and/or NWCC are in a clean, presentable order.
  • Assist with the cleaning of tables, chairs, floors, picking up trash, vacuuming of floors, mopping (dry and wet) of the various areas within Marcus the Pavilion and NWCC.
  • Clean and sanitize the restroom areas and the shower areas of Marcus Pavilion and NWCC.
  • Perform routine light maintenance in the work area such as filling paper towel holders, toilet paper dispensers, and change light bulbs.
  • Perform shampooing of carpets, wax floors, conduct heavier cleaning tasks as assigned and work levels permit.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • One year of experience in a customer service or a facility operations related position.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.

Application procedures:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to human resources (hro@stmartin.edu):

  • Application of employment. (PDF Version) (MS Word Version)
  • Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared you for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education. To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate
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  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.