Job Descriptions

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Computer Systems Assistant

Assist in marketing the department's programs and services through visual media and occasional in-person presentations. Assist in web design and programming for department website using FrontPage, Netscape Editor and HTML. Update web pages as needed (monthly or quarterly) to ensure consistency and that current data are dispalyed. Provide support for RIMAC Kiosk with reference to paper postings, informational browser, PowerPoint presentations, and other marketing media. Assist in any other marketing and promotional events as requested.

Must be creative and have a flair for a good visual presentation. Must have knowledge and experience with HTML programming, communications software (FTP, e-mail), and Microsoft Word and Excel. Prefer familiarity with use of webpage design software (FrontPage, Netscape Editor, etc.), Microsoft NT operating system and Internet Information Server, general knowledge of database information and processes.

Work schedule:

  • 15 hours/week during Mon–Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Concessions Worker

Prepare food and beverage products to sell. Sell products to customers. Operate cash register. Clean concessions facilities. Operate food and beverage production equipment.

Previous customer service experience preferred, preferably in a restaurant or fast-food environment. Must have cashier experience. Must have valid CA driver's license (some driving may be required).

Work schedule:

  • Sporadic/ variable schedule. Mostly night and weekend hours (with some very late nights) as needed for Arena and facility events

Concessions Worker Lead

Assist Concessions Manager in training concessions workers. Report all inventory product and supply info to Manager. Provide work direction for concessions workers. Coordinate training, scheduling and evaluations. Handle cash, reconcile cash register tapes and prepare daily recaps. Disburse cash funds. Maintain unit inventory levels. Maintain sanitary environment. Handle emergency situations according to procedures.

Must have previous customer service experience, preferably in a restaurant or fast-food environment. Must have cashier experience. Must have valid CA driver's license (driving may be required).

Work schedule:

  • Various shifts available during Mon–Fri 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sat-Sun 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., plus evening/ holiday hours as needed for RIMAC Arena and facility events

Concessions Special Event Worker

Prepare and sell food and beverage products at Intercollegiate games, concerts, or other special events; operate cash register; operate food and beverage production equipment; perform concession set-up/ tear-down at event locations; clean and maintain concessions facilities and equipment; empty trash. Previous customer service experience preferred, especially in a restaurant or fast-food environment. Previous barbeque preparation experience highly preferred. Previous cashier experience preferred.

Must be able to move at least 50 lbs. Must have valid CA driver's license.

Work schedule:

  • Up to 19 hrs/wk.; flexible shifts
  • On-call work schedule, minimum of 4-hr shifts
  • Must be willing to work weekends, evenings, quarter breaks, holidays, as needed for Arena and facility events

Concessions Student Manager

Oversee and coordinate the work of the student concessions staff. Assist in training and evaluating all concessions student staff. Prepare event and work schedules. Oversee concession booth operations during special events. Reconcile daily cash register tapes, and prepare daily recaps. Assist Concessions Manager in marketing products. Perform customer service audits. Prepare and sell food and beverage products.

Must have demonstrated customer service and cashier experience, preferably in a restaurant or fast-food environment, with at least one year in a lead or supervisory role. Must have ability to create, conduct and assess staff training programs. Must have excellent interpersonal and clear/ effective communication skills.

Work schedule:

  • 10-12 hours/week with a minimum of 2-hour blocks of time

Event Assistant / Usher

Assist with special events such as concerts, lectures, dances, etc. Duties will include ushering, providing general information, crowd control, event security, light setup and cleanup, and some light ticket taking duties.

Must be dependable, punctual, friendly, diplomatic, and even-tempered.

Work schedule:

  • Sporadic/ variable work schedule based on the scheduling of events
  • Mostly night and weekend hours with some VERY LATE nights

Facilities Crew Member

Perform any of a variety of duties needed to assist in getting the sports facilities and venues ready for customer use: Perform room and facility set-ups and tear-downs; Arrange furniture and equipment; Set up sports and sound equipment; Set up staging and bleachers; Complete all field lining requests; Sweep and squeegee tennis courts; Perform any other duties as needed.

Must be able to accommodate the changing requirements of events by working until tasks are completed, which may extend beyond scheduled work hours and late into the evening/ early morning. Must be able to move and lift 50 lbs. Must be familiar with metric and U.S. standard measurements. Will be trained in the proper use of all necessary equipment, but familiarity with and ability to use various power tools is a plus. Must follow all safety requirements.

MUST be willing to work evenings, weekends, quarter breaks, holidays, as needed.

Field Lining Assistant

Assist in lining of athletic fields, perform minor repairs to athletic equipment, assist with equipment set-up, clean and maintain related equipment and tools.

Must have familiarity with metric and U.S. standard measurements. Understanding of spray-paint equipment preferred. Must be able to move AND lift up to 50 lb.  Will be trained in the proper use of all necessary equipment. Must be able to follow safety requirements.

Work schedule:

  • Summer – up to 30 hrs/wk each
  • Academic year – up to 19 hrs/wk each
  • Flexible shifts during Mon-Sun 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Field Monitor

Act as facility representative and ensure enforcement of Sports Facilities policies; advise department and police of potential problems. Perform frequent rounds of the outdoor sports facilities (playing fields and outdoor courts). Open/ secure facilities. Respond to emergencies, accidents and injuries. Perform safety and equipment inspections. Set up equipment for events. Activate/ shut off field lights. Be aware of and able to apply custodial standards and maintenance practices. Complete daily reports on all activities.

Must have prior experience working in leadership capacity in sports facility or organized sports activities. Must be able to move (not lift) 50 lbs. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to enforce department’s rules and policies, even to friends.

MUST HAVE CPR AND FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS AND VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.

Grounds Maintenance

Under supervision, perform light maintenance of exterior grounds and landscaped areas. Sweep walkways, sidewalks, stairs. Pick up trash as needed. Perform designated, simple repairs to drip irrigation system and sprinkler heads. Fertilize designated plants, hand water designated areas, move and introduce amended topsoils. Load and unload materials. Occasionally trim shrubs, install replacement plants. Clean and maintain hand tools.

Must be able to move (not carry) 50 lb. Will be trained in the proper use of all equipment, but should be familiar with basic landscaping tools. Must be able to follow safety requirements. Must be self-motivating worker.

E-mail resumes directly to Mike Winter.

Work schedule:

  • Mon & Wed 7am-1pm, plus other hours as needed
  • 19 hours/week maximum

Loader

Under supervision, assist in loading and unloading equipment from equipment storage areas and large trucks. Assist in loading, unloading, packing and unpacking of rolling road cases, speakers, truss and other technical equipment.

Must be able to lift 75 lb. safely.

Work schedule:

  • Hours vary according to event scheduling but will include days, nights, weekends, and some very late and early morning shifts

Main Gym Facility Supervisor

Meet with department staff about each day’s events. Act as facility representative to ensure knowledge of and compliance with department policies by all users; advise dept and police of potential problems; act as liaison with contracted services on items needing timely follow-up. Open/ secure facilities according to procedures. Respond to building emergencies, initiate evacuations, respond to patron and employee accidents and injuries. Perform safety inspections according to checklist. Assist in set-up of events/programs/ meetings. Activate/ shut off field lights and building air handlers. Be aware of and able to apply custodial standards and maintenance practices. Inspect and test designated AV equipment. Complete daily reports on all duties.

Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to move (not lift) 50 lbs. Must be able to enforce department’s rules and policies, even to friends. Must have strong familiarity with UCSD campus, facilities and events, knowledge of set-up standards/practices for a wide variety of sports and equipment, and knowledge of basic custodial/ maintenance standards and practices.

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR AND FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS.

Office Assistant

Perform general clerical and recption duties, to include answering phones, assisting walk-in traffic, photocopying, faxing, sorting and distributing mail and forms, and typing forms and correspondence. Perform routing data entry. Other duties are needed.

Must have good interpersonal skills to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of campus community as well as off-campus clients. Must be able to memorize, retain and dispense a wide variety of information. Accuracy in job performance required. Must have prior experience with standard office equipment (multi-line telephone, copier, fax, typewriter/ computer, etc), and knowledge of basic PC software.

Work schedule:

  • 15 hours/week during Mon–Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pool / Spa / Grounds Maintenance

Duties will primarily be general pool and spa maint: vacuum, sweep and brush pool and spa, hose decks, and empty trash cans. May also perform general landscape maint: mow, edge, trim, weed and cultivate lawns and planting beds. Perform pool and spa water chemistry tests. Other duties as needed.

Will be trained in the proper use of all equipment, but should be familiar with basic pool maintenance and landscaping tools (power lawnmower, edger, weed eater and blower.) Must be able to follow safety requirements. Must be self-motivating. Must be able to swim, enough to save own life.

Work schedule:

  • 8–19 hours/week, with most hours between 6 a.m. – noon

RIMAC Facility Supervisor

Meet with department staff about each day’s events. Act as facility representative to ensure knowledge of and compliance with department policies by all users; advise dept and police of potential problems; act as liaison with contracted services on items needing timely follow-up. Open/secure facilities according to procedures. Respond to building emergencies, initiate evacuations, respond to patron and employee accidents and injuries. Perform safety inspections according to checklist. Assist in set-up of events/ programs/ meetings. Activate/ shut off field lights and building air handlers. Be aware of and able to apply custodial standards and maintenance practices. Inspect and test designated AV equipment. Complete daily reports on all duties.

Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to move (not lift) 50 lbs. Must be able to enforce department’s rules and policies, even to friends. Must have strong familiarity with UCSD campus, facilities and events, knowledge of set-up standards/practices for a wide variety of sports and equipment, and knowledge of basic custodial/ maintenance standards and practices.

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR AND FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS.

Set-Up Staff

Perform room and facility set-ups according to diagrams/ written instructions. Arrange furniture and equipment in conference rooms. Set-up for concerts, special events and Intercollegiate Athletics games. Set-up sports and sound equipment for basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball, as well as set-up staging and bleachers for concerts and special events held in RIMAC Arena and other Sports Facilities. Other duties as needed.

Must be able to accommodate the changing requirements of events by working until tasks are completed, which may extend beyond scheduled work hours and late into evening/ early morning. Must be able to move and lift 50 lb. Will be trained in the proper use of all necessary equipment. Must be able to follow safety requirements.

MUST BE WILLING TO WORK EVENINGS, WEEKENDS, QUARTER BREAKS, HOLIDAYS.

Work schedule:

  • 14-18 hrs/wk, flexible shifts during Mon–Sun

Technical Crew

Under supervision, learn to perform the setup of sound, lighting and AV equipment for a wide variety of events held within the various sports facilities. Load and unload equipment from trucks and storage rooms, pack and unpack roadcases, cable stages, place and stack speakers, build scaffolding, place microphones, and any other associated tasks. No previous knowledge is required, but some audio or lighting experience is recommended.

Must be detail oriented. Must have strong problem solving skills. Must be able to lift 75 lb. safely.

E-mail resumes directly to Mike Winter.

Work schedule:

  • Hours vary according to event scheduling but will include days, nights, weekends, and some very late and early morning shifts