Event Staff Job Description

Purpose:
Event Staff are students representing the Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development who provide a positive peer security presence at student organized social events on campus. They work with social event hosts and Public Safety officers to maintain a fun and safe environment at these events.  Event Staff does not replace student organizers / event hosts in the execution of social events. Event Staff will only work events at venues that have a capacity of at least 50 or more people.  Event Staff may be requested for your event at the time you book your space in EMS Room Request.

Responsibilities:
  1. Assist in staffing the entrance and exit doors
  2. Ensure venue capacity is not exceeded
  3. Assist Public Safety in emergency situations at the event
  4. Generally help to maintain a safe and well organized event
  5. Check to see if appropriate policies are being followed ( i.e. correct food and non-alcoholic rations, checking of identification, etc)
  6. Attend training and Event Staff meetings as required
  7. Assist in other duties as assigned

Event Staff is NOT Responsible for:

  1. Collecting money at entrance doors
  2. Staffing the entrance alone (an event organizer should also be present)
  3. Collecting money from guests
  4. Staffing an entrance to residential part of a house without the assistance of one of the organizers
  5. Setup / Breakdown of furniture or equipment

Qualifications:

  1. Be in good academic standing at Wesleyan University
  2. Not have any violations of  “The Code of Non-Academic Conduct”
  3. Strong interpersonal skills
  4. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  5. Ability to be assertive and manage conflict
  6. Must be willing to work late nights/weekends
  7. A completed application.

Compensation:  $13.50 per hour

Contact:  Student Activities and Leadership Development
stuact@wesleyan.edu

 

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