Event Assistants (8 positions)

Special Events

| Grade Temporary | Days and hours will vary, including evenings and weekends |


Working with the Office of Special Events & Conferences verifying group requirements & finalizing set up details, meal counts, catering, audio visual and any other services. Working with Facilities Services assisting with the set-up/break down of events held throughout campus. Assisting with opening & closing of residence halls: inspecting and preparing rooms, delivering & removing of linens, linen exchange and delivering packaged mail. Organizing and participating in group check in and check out. Monitoring events to ensure proper service and set up. Responding to requests for assistance in a courteous and efficient manner, Performing tasks necessary for the daily operation of the office (telephones, filing, etc.). Other duties as assigned. Knowledge of word and excel a plus.

Must be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals. Ability to lift 20-50 pounds. Hours require occasional evenings and weekends, event shift coverage is between 7:30 am - 9 pm. The positions begin June 12 through August 31, 2017.



Please apply via email to: hr@union.edu. Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # T1195 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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