From Info desk staff to technical coordinators, a variety of positions make up the whole Davis Center team — none of which are work study dependent, so all students can apply.
The student Building Managers serve as the eyes and ears of the building, representing University Event Services, the Davis Center, and the University as a provider of quality customer service. These student leaders coordinate the daily operations of the Davis Center during established building hours, and serve as the primary contact for event clients. Expected to be "building generalists," they trouble-shoot issues, provide a safe and secure environment, and coordinate support of the Information Centers and Event Service Teams. Full job description (.pdf)
Davis Center Information Desk Assistant
The Information Desk Assistants greet and respond to the day-to-day needs of the University’s faculty, staff, students, and guests with a pleasant, positive, “can do” attitude. The Information Centers are staffed all hours the Davis Center is open. These students utilize creativity, problem-solving skills, and various print and on-line resources to provide information for guests. The Information Desk Assistants also provide a variety of services to the campus community including equipment and game rental, a central lost and found system, and a ticketing service. Full job description (.pdf)
Office/Reservations Assistants support all functions of the Davis Center Operations & Events Office and deliver outstanding customer service. These staff members respond to day-to-day facility reservations, process Olin Atrium tabling reservations, sort mail for the Davis Center tenants, oversee Atrium banner display program, provide reports to event management, create event diagrams, and assist with overall needs of students, faculty, staff, and guests. Full job description (.pdf)
Production Assistants provide event support by setting up tables, chairs, staging and other items in preparation for events at the Davis Center. Additionally they help to maintain the overall appearance and upkeep of Davis Center facilities and inventory. These student staff members help to ensure facility and guest safety. Full job description (.pdf)
Technical Assistants provide expanded support for sound reinforcement, lighting, computer, and audio-visual support. These staff members set up, operate, and break down the technical equipment for each event. These students will interact directly with clients and presenters on a regular basis, requiring outstanding customer service skills. Full job description (.pdf)
Additional Positions with Campus Events...
EVENT PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
The Event Production Assistant is a vital member of the Campus Production Team assisting with delivery, set-up, onsite client support, breakdown, and storage for a variety of indoor and outdoor campus events (e.g. meetings, concerts, lectures, ceremonies, and conferences). Reporting to the Production & Technical Manager or assigned team member (Production Specialist or Student Lead); our team sets up tables, chairs, stage, multimedia and other event related inventory. These students will interact directly with clients and presenters on a regular basis, requiring outstanding customer service skills. Full job description (.pdf)
OFFICE & WATERMAN INFORMATION DESK ASSISTANT
Office & Waterman Information Desk Assistants have shifts in two different locations. When working in the office they help with scheduling and planning events on campus using our EMS software system. When staffing the Waterman Information Desk they greet and assist all faculty, staff, students, and guests with a pleasant, positive, attitude. Utilize creativity, problem-solving skills, and various print and on-line resources to obtain information for customers. They review daily event reservations within the Waterman Building, Old Mill John Dewey Lounge and the Ira Allen Chapel and provide technical support for the existing room equipment when necessary. Full job description (.pdf)
SUMMER CONFERENCE ASSISTANTS
Summer Conference Assistants work between mid-May and mid-August. They are responsible for front-line guest relations in campus housing related to the following areas: Front Desk Operations; Guest Room Preparation; Inventory Control; Administrative Duties; and other duties as assigned. Ability to live on campus throughout the duration of employment and be certified to drive UVM vehicles is required. In addition to receiving a competitive hourly compensation, students selected as Summer Conference Assistants receive free housing during the summer. Full job description (.pdf)