Columbia University Short-Term Casual (Event Assistant) in New York, New York
Requisition no: 507154
Work Type: Part Time
Location: Campus|Medical Center
Categories: Administrative Support
Job Type: Short Term Casual
End Date if Temporary: 8/22/20
Hours Per Week: 30
Salary Range: $19 / hr
This is a part-time, varying hour summer position for an individual to assist the Associate Director and Administrative Coordinator with preparation, coordination, and day-of logistics for 13 summer 2020 SHARP Training (2-3 day workshops). Each workshop requires a few hours of prep in the week before, and then day-of assistance (8-10 hrs/day). Schedules have minimal flexibility as they align with specific workshop days.
The Event Assistant must be able to work 7:30am-5:30pm all of the following dates to be considered for the position:
June 8-9 (2 days)
June 11-12 (2 days)
June 17-19 (3 days)
June 22-23 (2 days)
June 25-26 (2 days)
June 29-30 (2 days)
July 9-10 (2 days)
July 23-24 (2 days)
July 27-28 (2 days)
July 30-31 (2 days)
August 10-11 (2 days)
August 12-14 (3 days)
August 20-21 (2 days)
The Event Assistant will help with various tasks before and during each workshop, which might include:
90% Day-of logistics and customer service: Assist with set up and clean up, check-in, attendee questions, catering and food preparation, and with any assistance instructors might need during their training. This is a behind-the-scenes role to have the trainings run as smoothly as possible.
10% Workshop preparation: Assist with copy-editing, printing, creating nametags and certificates, organizing workshop materials, and any other tasks related to workshop organization.
- High School graduate or equivalency required.
The Event Assistant needs to have strong skills in customer service, communication, organization, and attention to detail.
In your application, please include a cover letter that states you are available to work from 7:30am - 5:30pm for all training dates listed in the Position Summary and describe your experience on running events.
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