A. Ray Olpin University Union

The University of Utah

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Building Manager Application

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    Position Description

    Building managers are the jack-of-all-trades for the Union & Gardner Commons building and handle many different situations. Every day there will be the usual procedure but also a variety of different problems to solve or tasks to undertake. Building managers need to have excellent time management, be efficient and productive workers, and have the ability to multitask.

    General Manager Responsibilities Include:
    • Security of the building and its employees, visitors, & students. Working with the security cameras and walking through the building to ensure all is going well.
    • Opening or closing the building (depending on shift)
    • Event management and setups including assisting the setup crew with putting up equipment or furniture for an event as well as cleaning up after events.
    • AV set up including but not limited to projectors, speakers, and microphones.
    • Customer service including answering questions, assisting events with AV help or concerns
    • Responsible for maintaining the building safety including carrying out emergency procedures during fire alarms, earthquakes, etc.

    Dress Code:
    • Pants with no holes. Shorts are permitted in warmer months.
    • Look professional and clean
    • Union provided work shirts are required. Union provided sweaters are permitted in the colder months.
    • Close-toed shoes

    Training Description

    Training will require a newly hired manager to clock in during different shifts and work with different managers. During training you will go over how to use the speakers, sound mixers, and equipment; learn how to properly set them up and put them away.

    Managers handle different tasks that cannot always be foreseen and covered by the training. It is up to the manager on shift to problem solve and handle many different situations but the training will help prepare you.

    Hours of Work

    You will work a max of 20 hr. per week.

    Position Amenities

    • Textbooks paid by the Union from Inclusive access or physical copies.
    • Pay starts at $11.50 with a $0.25 raise after your 90 day work probation period.
    • Get paid every 7th and 22nd of each month.

    Position Requirements

    • This is a University of Utah student job; you are required to be a currently enrolled University of Utah student.
    • Able to lift speakers and equipment that weighs around 20-50 lbs
    • Must be an efficient and productive worker with an ability to react quickly under pressure
    • AV background not required but favorable especially in sound and speaker systems
    • Working cellphone that you can be contacted on