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Operations Team Member

Position Title: Operations Team Member 

Organization: Division of Student Affairs 

Department/Office: Campus Center

Hourly Wage: $11.00

Average Hours/Week: 10-15, additional hours scheduled as needed 

Supervisor: Evening and Weekend Supervisor 

General Purpose:

The Operations team member is responsible for set-up and teardown of furniture and technology equipment for meetings and events held within the Campus Center. Additionally, they assist Campus Facility Services (CFS) with the general upkeep of the facility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Event & Meeting Setup

  • Set-up and teardown of the meeting and event rooms as outlined by a set-up worksheet and room diagram
  • Set-up and teardown associated technology for all events and meetings in the Campus Center
  • Provide support during events including last-minute changes and AV troubleshooting
  • Ensure proper care, movement, and storage of all equipment such as tables, chairs, cables, speakers, etc.
  •  Maintain a daily understanding of events taking place in the building in order to assist with daily management

Customer Service

  • Provide high quality customer service to all clients and guests
  • Unlock meeting rooms and greet clients at arrival
  • Provide basic AV instruction to clients
  • Utilize problem-solving skills to find creative solutions that work for both the client and Campus Center


  • Maintain facility cleanliness by routinely wiping down tables and chairs in meeting rooms
  • Work special event shifts as needed
  • Attend AV 1:1 training meetings as needed
  • Attend all area team and all-team meetings and training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least a 2.0 cumulative IUPUI GPA, or a first semester, first-year student, and be in judicial good standing at the time of application
  • Candidates and team members must be enrolled at IUPUI to be hired and must maintain enrollment during employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Maintain an understanding of the Campus Center Policy Manual and the Student Team Member Manual
  • Ability to make independent decision to guide projects to completion
  • Ability to identify program areas to be assessed
  • Ability to propose recommendations and solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to move and setup furniture (up to 50lbs) and technology equipment as needed
  • Skills in delivering exemplary customer service
  • Skills in event planning and coordination
  • Strong time management and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Skill in collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information into written and verbal formats
  • Skill in applying concepts and knowledge to solve complex problems
  • Skill in communicating information to diverse constituents using an educational approach

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Gained in this Role:

As a result of employment, the team member will be able to demonstrate each of the IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success (Profiles). Below are specific sample learning outcomes based on the Profiles.
Profile 1: Communicator
The IUPUI Student conveys ideas effective and ethically in oral, written, and visual forms across public, private, interpersonal, and team settings, using face-to-face and mediated channels. Communicators are mindful of themselves and others, listen, observe, and read thoughtfully, ask questions, evaluate information critically, create messages that demonstrate awareness of diverse audiences, and collaborate with others and across cultures to build relationships. Operations team members display qualities of a Communicator by/through:
  • Daily interaction with clients, faculty, staff, students, and guests utilizing the Campus Center
  • Translating written and pictorial set-up information into fully executed event and meeting
  • Articulating the needs and wants for events through spoken word and written dialogue
Profile 2: Problem Solver
The IUPUI Student works individually and with others to collect, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information to implement innovative solutions to challenging local and global problems. Operations team members display qualities of a Problem Solver by/through:
  • Ability to troubleshoot various issues and concerns with technology
  • Adapting event and meeting spaces when issues and concerns arise from clients or Campus Center professional staff
  • Consulting with other staff members to handle any challenges that may arise on shift

Profile 3: Innovator
The IUPUI Student builds on experiences and disciplinary expertise to approach new situations and circumstances in original ways, is willing to take risks with ideas, and pose solutions. Innovators are original in their thoughts and ask others to view a situation or practice in a new way. Innovators are good decision makers, can create a plan to achieve their goals, and can carry out that plan to its completion. Innovators use their knowledge and skills to address complex problems in order to make a difference in the civic life of communities, and to address the world’s most pressing and enduring issues. Operations team members demonstrate qualities of an Innovator by/through:
  • Offering solutions to clients through past event expertise
  • Adapting to new situations that are presented on a daily basis
  • Utilize creative elements through space management
  • Working under minimal supervision
Profile 4: Community Contributor
The IUPUI Student is an active and valued contributor on the campus and in communities locally and globally. They are personally responsible, self-aware, civically engaged, and they look outward to understand the needs of the society and t heir environment. They are socially responsible, ethically oriented, and actively engaged in the work of building strong and inclusive communities, both local and global. Operations team members display qualities of a Community Contributor by/through:
  • Assisting in the setup and teardown of events representing a diverse campus community
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships with fellow staff, students, and Campus Center guests
  • Increase cultural awareness through interaction with events representing a diverse campus community