The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Events Center Technician 2 for the Athletics Department. The main purpose of the Events Center Technician 2 is to assist the athletic department with various duties including but not limited to setup and tear down game or event related equipment ; serve as event manager for Volleyball, Softball, Swimming & Diving and all other events as assigned; coordinate staffing needs for various setups and events; coordinate with outside vendors for any supplies; repairs or maintenance needed, submit and track all work orders to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner; coordinate labor needs and supervise labor during various projects.
Job Duties include, but are not limited to, game day setup and tear down of home athletic events on campus and at off-site venues; ensure playing surfaces are prepped and ready for play; coordinate event needs and delivery logistics; work directly with clients to communicate facilities capabilities and ensure needs are met; supervise and provide work direction to staff and labor; coordinate with outside vendors for various event items including restrooms, storage units, temporary fencing, cleaning services, tents, signage, and maintenance services.
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of skilled work experience in setting and striking sets at a major events center with sophisticated sound and lighting systems. One year of this experience must have included coordinating the work of others in the setting and striking of sets; OR two years of experience as an Events Center Technician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
This position requires lifting and carrying up to 50 to 100 pounds occasionally.
This position may work at heights in excess of 65 feet above the ground.
Varied work schedule to include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. Additionally, there is a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Educational Benefit for classified employees (working at least a 53% full-time equivalent) and dependents.
Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit
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Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program
Additionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).
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The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
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This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.
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