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Building Services Assistant
The Office of Student Centers is seeking qualified skilled student employees to join our Building Services Maintenance Team. This position will report to the Associate Director of Student Centers and be part of the Building Services and Program Development Team. As a member of a dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to work with a highly skilled Lead Building Services Technician, learn on the job and gain career readiness skills, gain leadership coaching and mentorship, and take part in many benefits offered to Student Centers student employees.
In addition to your resume, you MUST complete the On-Campus Job Availability Form, located at https://careers.gmu.edu/sites/career_svcs/files/WorkScheduleForm.pdf and upload it as an additional document to your application.
- Assist the Associate Director in conducting daily inspections of common spaces within the Johnson Center, Student Union Building I (SUB I) and Student Union Building II (The HUB) and placing work orders into our School Dude system.
- Assist the Lead Building Services Technician and Associate Director with inspecting work orders initiated by Physical Plant or Student Centers to assure the work has been fully completed.
- Assist the Lead Building Services Technician on work order assignments that require two people for safety purposes to complete for safety purposes.
- Type of labor work typically completed by Building Services Assistants include but not limited to: changing lightbulbs, changing batteries, stocking inventory, painting common areas and offices, light cleaning, hanging whiteboards, etc. All work is done under the supervision of a skilled Building Service Technician and after having completed onsite trainings.
- Assist with tracking and organizing inventory of supplies and equipment within our Maintenance Shop and other spaces in each building.
- As needed, assist the Associate Director with specific event setups and cleanups in the Johnson Center, SUB I, or the HUB.
DATA AND ASSESSMENT ASSISTANT
The Office of Student Centers is seeking qualified data analytics students to join the Communications and Student Programs team. This position will report to the Communications and Student Program Manager while assessing the data affairs of Student Centers as a whole.
- Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze department performance and data accuracy.
- Help coordinate and communicate data insights with different divisions within Student Centers
Create, mine, and analyze department data to drive operational efficiency, improve marketing techniques and business strategies.
- Assess data quality of Event Services and Corner Pocket feedback as well as monthly Key Performance Indicators
As needed, assist the Communications and Student Program team with specific initiatives.
Student Centers Event Services (ES) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of EVENT ASSISTANT to provide on-site, day-of assistance for events scheduled at George Mason University. Event Assistants help to provide operation, production, and coordination services for events primarily on the Fairfax campus. Throughout employment at Event Services, students will be provided with opportunities to gain skills and specialize in event operations, production, and coordination. Students selected for this position must be available to work between 8-20 hours each week under a varied schedule, with opportunities for work both during the summer as well as during university breaks.
- Provide face-to-face customer service support for meetings and events scheduled both in and outside of Student Centers facilities.
- Prepare venues for events including unlocking doors, ensuring rooms are set according to standard and custom diagrams, cleaning furnishings and removing trash.
- Transport, set-up, and break-down of event furnishings and portable production equipment in meeting rooms and event spaces, including placing tables, chairs and other furnishings.
- Meet with event contact prior to the start of the event to ensure that the facility is set-up properly and that all requested equipment and services are in place.
- Ensure the in-house systems, audio/visual equipment and lighting levels are set correctly and functioning properly.
- Operate and troubleshoot in-house audio/visual systems, and provide basic training to event contact regarding the use of the audio/visual equipment and its capabilities.
- Act as a liaison between the event contact and university support services (i.e. University Events, Catering, Housekeeping, University Police, and Facilities).
- Provide assistance to ensure that the event is as successful as possible while enforcing facility and university policies and procedures, as well as department guidelines.
- Ensure safety by monitoring the capacity of the event space and working collaboratively with event contact, Operations staff, and Campus Police and other support entities.
- Report facility and event issues and concerns following the event to supervisor and other relevant staff as appropriate.
- Assist Event Services Supervisors in the tracking of equipment and resources, and other projects as assigned.
The Marketing Assistant is responsible for working on a variety of marketing and communication projects, which serve the needs of the Office of Student Centers. As a member of the Student Centers team, the Marketing Assistant reports to the Communications and Student Program Manager. The Marketing Assistant is expected to become familiar with the university’s branding guidelines and work within them.
- To assist the Marketing Team with various project management functions of the office and provide general administrative support.
- To serve as public relations representative, as scheduling permits, by attending and staffing specific Mason events to promote the Student Centers to prospective students and families. These events include but are not limited to Admission Open Houses, Green & Gold Showcase, Orientation, Welcome2Mason, shopMason events, Career Fair, College Colors Day, Alumni/Homecoming and Family Weekend.
- Photography – take photographs during special events (Corner Pocket programs, orientation events, shopMason kiosk events, and daily student org kiosks, etc.)
- Video production – create various types of videos to promote late-night entertainment, student org Kiosks, video tours of Student Center lounge spaces, and a video to highlight services and each facility’s features.
The Office Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting with the operations of the Student Centers administrative office by answering phone calls, filing, assisting with processing table/kiosk reservations, locker rentals, and advertising reservations. Running errands and providing administrative support to all Student Centers staff is a daily function of this position.
- Answer all in-coming phone calls; transfer calls; take messages.
- File all invoices and other necessary paperwork.
- Promptly greet and assist office visitors.
- Assist in scheduling tables/kiosks for organizational and outside vendor purposes.
- Assist in renting lockers to students.
- Assist in reserving advertising space to include, but not limited to banners, easels, donation boxes, and table tents.
- Use radio to dispatch emergency requests or immediate concerns to Operations and Building Services Staff.
- Assist with projects and other tasks as assigned.
- Assist in the overall operation of the department.
- Represent the department professionally at all times.
- Attend staff meetings; dress in appropriate attire when on duty; wear name tags and uniforms when required.
- Complete other tasks as assigned.
The Recreation Assistant for Corner Pocket is an 8-12 hour per week job which reports to the Corner Pocket Manager and Supervisors and is part of the Services and Development branch of the Student Centers department. The Recreation Assistant will be responsible for creating a welcoming atmosphere for customers interested in utilizing the billiard tables, video games, air-hockey, football, electronic gaming, corn hole, card games, board games, and ping-pong tables. This includes distributing playing equipment, collecting fees, and enforcing facility policy. Recreation Assistants will also collect data on space use, assist with the coordinating of gaming tournaments, promoting services, and provide customer service for space reservations.
- Provide quality customer service to all utilizing Corner Pocket resources.
- Enforce facility policies to ensure the safety of customers and preventing abuse of the equipment.
- Distribute playing equipment to Mason students, staff, and their guests upon presentation of appropriate ID and in compliance with established procedures.
- Perform all necessary tasks related to financial transactions including being accountable for the cash register.
- Keep accurate data on Corner Pocket usage.
- Complete all necessary paperwork and reports including financial, reservation overview, time clock, usage data, damage or missing equipment.
- Maintain desk and all equipment in an orderly and clean manner; brush and cover pool tables each night.
- Assist with equipment upkeep.
- Assist with managing tournaments and other events within the Corner Pocket.
- Actively assist with the marketing of Corner Pocket services in a variety of ways including creating and distributing flyers, actively engaging in Corner Pocket social media promotion, and word of mouth.
- Actively participate in all training and in-services.
- Attend and actively participate in all staff meetings.
- Answer the telephone when necessary.
- Dress appropriately in official name tags and uniforms when on duty.
- Assist with training new staff members.
- Complete other tasks as assigned.
More than just a job on-campus. We know it’s not just about the job so we have a number of perks on offer for our employees; allowing for greater job satisfaction and collaboration both inside and out of working hours.