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Student 
Employment

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Gain financial, customer service, technical, creative and other marketable skills through employment with the Student Centers. We regularly hire Building Managers, Information Desk Assistants, Hen Zone Associates, Audiovisual Technicians and more. Learn more and apply below.

Building Managers

Building Managers are responsible for providing superior customer service to University students, staff, guests, and visitors within the University Student Centers. Responsibilities include oversight and management of all night/weekend programs and events taking place within the Centers as well as safety, security, and facility maintenance concerns, communicating with custodial staff regarding setup and other custodial needs, evacuating the Centers during emergencies according to written policies and procedures, conducting security checks of the Centers routinely during shift, making decisions regarding proper use of the facility including, but not limited to, group meetings, lounge areas, and recreation areas. Duties also include oversight of Information Desk, Hen Zone and Esports Arena operations, processing the nightly cash/flex sales, recording all revenue through the reconciliation of cash reports, as well as other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Superior customer service and time management skills with the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience in leadership/management positions.
  • General knowledge of multiple areas of the University community a plus.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and dependability
  • Interest in working in a fun, exciting, and rewarding environment.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week.
  • Must be a matriculated University of Delaware undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0.
  • Students hired as building managers will be trained to work at both Trabant and Perkins, and will be scheduled in both areas as needed.

Information Desk and Hen Zone Associates

Information Desk Associates are responsible for providing superior customer service to University students, staff, guests, and visitors within the University Student Centers. Associates are also responsible for accuracy in cash/flex sales of merchandise, maintaining and stocking merchandise inventory, providing directions and answering general questions in-person and over the phone, properly signing-out RSO office keys, maintaining a neat and visually attractive workspace, and other duties as assigned.

Hen Zone Associates are responsible for providing superior customer service to the guests and patrons of the Hen Zone and Esports Arena while maintaining an inventory of all gaming equipment. Associates are also responsible for keeping track of guest playing times, proper equipment sign-out and basic equipment maintenance, accurate key sign-out for RSO offices, and assisting with the opening and closing procedures of the Hen Zone and Esports Arena. Responsibilities also include monitoring the activities within the Hen Zone and Esports Arena to ensure a safe comfortable environment, proper handling/usage of equipment, and addressing disruptive or inappropriate behavior as well as maintaining a neat and visually attractive workspace, and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Superior customer service skills and willingness to learn.
  • Cash register sales experience or willingness to learn.
  • Accurate cash counting and reconciliation skills.
  • General knowledge of campus community and ability to answer questions/provide directions, look-up information.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and dependability.
  • Interest in working in a fun, exciting, and rewarding atmosphere.
  • Basic knowledge of recreational gaming equipment or willingness to learn.
  • Students hired as Information Desk Associates will be trained to work at both the Info Desk and the Hen Zone, and will be scheduled in both areas as needed.

“Working with Event Services has given me an amazing behind the scenes perspective on all the happenings in the Student Centers. Collaborating with members of Student Life, Greek Life, and various university departments has shown me just how dedicated these groups are to ensuring students, families, and faculty alike are exposed to new experiences, and a fun time overall. And as a bonus, they’re all incredible to work with.”

Erik Spence

Building Manager, University Student Centers

“Working at the Student Centers provides me with an opportunity to interact with a large majority of the student population. Whether it involves setting up for events or meeting with organization representatives, it truly gives you the real perspective on just how much the University of Delaware has to offer its students, faculty, and the community at large. These interactions have made me a better student, a better employee, and a better member of the UD community.”

Laura Hill

Building Manager, University Student Centers

Audio Visual Technicians

Audio Visual Technicians are responsible for providing superior customer service to the patrons, guests, and visitors to the University Student Centers while setting-up and operating; Sound, lighting, projection, and multi-media equipment. AV Technicians are also responsible for providing technical support and assistance to event sponsors before and during programs, performances, lectures, and screenings. AV Technicians must be able to adapt to rapidly changing environments in order to fit the needs of guests. Responsibilities also include troubleshooting, maintaining, cleaning, transporting of equipment, and maintaining a neat and visually attractive workspace, as well as other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic skills operating sound, lighting, projection, and multimedia equipment and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours.
  • Superior customer service skills.
    Punctuality, reliability, and dependability.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to work with ladders and scaffolding on a semi-regular basis.
  • Interest in working in a fun, exciting and rewarding environment.
  • Students hired as A/V Technicians will be trained to work at both Trabant and Perkins and will be scheduled in both areas as needed.

Student Media Office Assistants

Student Media Office Assistants are responsible for providing superior customer service to students, staff, guests, and visitors to the Student Media Office. Responsibilities also include answering and screening telephone calls, typing letters, memorandums, tabulations, and public service announcements. The position assists with scheduling and maintaining on-air music and transmitter logs, updates database of WVUD contributors, mails premiums and invoices following annual Radiothon fundraiser, sorts mail, assists with giveaways and maintains accurate records. Additional responsibilities include; ensuring that credit card pledges are properly entered while maintaining confidential information/records, as well as other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Superior customer service skills and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment including, phone; fax, copier, PC, adding machine.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel highly recommended.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing with a diverse population.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and dependability.
  • Interest in working in a fun, exciting, and rewarding environment.

The Egg | Student Creative Positions

Student Creatives will be responsible for generating content and providing marketing and graphic design or multimedia support for various Student Center campaigns. This work includes but is not limited to the ‘Perkins Live’ and ‘Trabant Now’ programming series. Using marketing assets such as logos, fonts, photos, illustrations, and design templates to create promotional collateral to be used to showcase these events and other campaigns. These projects will be coordinated, assigned, and ultimately approved for print or distribution under the direction of the USC’s Communications Specialist.

Qualifications

Necessary skills include:

  • Graphic design abilities including familiarity with the use of Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe CC) applications such as Adobe Illustrator and  Adobe Photoshop.
  • An example portfolio of work.
  • Knowledge of social media.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and flexibility.

Other desirable skills:

  • Experience with videography, photography, and photo and video editing are a plus.
  • Knowledge of basic web design (WordPress, HTML5, and CSS) are also a bonus.
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