Incumbents in the Event Tech series assist
with the audiovisual needs in event spaces in multiple buildings
including the Taggart Student Center, Eccles Conference Center,
University Inn (5th Floor), David B. Haight Center, West Stadium
Center, Spectrum, and other indoor and outdoor spaces for
University and public events including the setup, operation, and
striking of audiovisual and other technical event related
equipment. In addition, incumbents in this series provide
advisement and technical support. Incumbents work as a member of a
team to complete tasks.
The Event Tech Representative reports to
and receives direction from the Event Tech Supervisor who reports
to the Director. The Event Tech Representative may train and guide
Tech: Under the direction
of the Supervisor:
- Check event spaces before setup to make sure that they are
- Read and follow technical setup plans and maps.
- Transport technical equipment and supplies from storage space
to event space.
- Organize and assemble technical equipment.
- Microphones, Speakers, Sound Board, Lights, Light Board,
- Remove technical equipment not required for event.
- Provide troubleshooting and assistance during events as
- Following event, strike technical equipment, inventory and
inspect it for damage.
- Transport technical equipment and supplies to storage
- Check event space to make sure it is clean and ready for next
- Performs other Technical Setup functions as assigned.
- Review daily and weekly setup schedules.
- Under the direction of the Supervisor.
- Attend planning meetings with customer and Program Coordinator
- Attend weekly building coordination meetings as assigned.
- Supervise assigned hourly employees to accomplish event tech
tasks and other tasks as assigned.
- Assist Supervisor with training of hourly employees as
- Execute training strategy of the Team Leader/Supervisor.
- Participates in trainings as assigned.
- Provides guests, customers, students and employees with
directions, general information and assistance as requested.
- Practices and promotes continuous improvement of environmental
and safety practices.
- Follow and initiate all building procedures in the event of an
injury, emergency or evacuations.
- Follow all building policies and procedures as identified in
the Taggart Student Center Policy Manual.
- Performs all functions assigned by the Supervisor.
- One year of related experience or equivalent combination of
education plus experience is required.
Knowledge, Skills, and
- Knowledge of methods to set up and strike various technical
equipment including Microphones, Speakers, Sound Board, Lights,
Light Board, Projectors, etc.
- Knowledge of principles and theories related to sound,
lighting, projection, and staging.
- Ability to learn about and care for technical equipment.
- Knowledge of video conferencing, classroom design and
- Knowledge of mobile technologies.
- Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
- Ability to train and guide hourly and/or student
- Ability to train both technical staff and non-technical
- Skilled with computers and programs, including Microsoft
PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Visio.
- Ability to learn and use USI, EMS or other Event Management
- Basic computer skills.
- Skilled at records maintenance.
- Ability to receive regular direction and coaching from a
- Ability to learn through training, observation and hands on
- Ability to perform tasks without close supervision.
- Ability to work well under pressure; meeting multiple and
sometimes conflicting deadlines.
- Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
- Ability to train and guide hourly and/or student
- Ability to identify maintenance problems that need the
attention of repair personnel.
- Ability to be detail oriented.
- Ability to act professionally with coworkers and
- Ability to reflect a positive Utah State University image.
- Skilled in customer service including resolving customer
- Knowledge of building safety codes and regulations.
- Knowledge of proper safety guidelines, policies, procedures,
and behaviors as established by OSHA and the University.
Within the scope and complexity of each
position's responsibilities, each incumbent is expected to possess
and demonstrate the following abilities:
- Communicating: Communicates effectively both verbally and in
- Problem solving: Analyzes information and evaluates results to
select the best solution and solve problems.
- Monitoring: Measures performance of self; makes improvements
and takes appropriate corrective action.
- Critical Thinking: Comes to well-reasoned conclusions,
solutions, and approaches to problems.
- Team Building: Works to create a team-based environment.
Consistently demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues,
supervisors, and customers.
- Active Listening: Gives full attention when others are
speaking; listens to understand, asks questions as appropriate, and
does not interrupt.
- Service Orientation: Actively seeks opportunities to help
- Conflict Resolution: Acts professionally when encountering
customers who at times may be frustrated or threatening.
As representatives of Utah State University
and primary contributors to its mission, all employees are expected
to demonstrate the following characteristics:
- Take initiative
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Be accountable.
- Behave ethically.
- Be honest and trustworthy.
- Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
- Be inquisitive.
- Be detail oriented.
- Be self-motivated.
- Efficiently manage multiple tasks.
- Be a team player.
- Be committed to improving USU.
Along with the online application, please
1. Resume/CV to be uploaded in the
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted
into text box at the end of the application
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Work Environment and Physical
The environment for this classification varies and includes indoor
and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office, event space, or
public space employees are protected from weather conditions, but
not necessarily from temperature changes. Outdoors, employees are
not protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme
heat and extreme cold. Additionally, indoor or outdoor work
environment may include confined or narrow spaces. The employee may
also be exposed to loud noises, vibrations from equipment, and
conditions that may affect the respiratory system, such as fumes,
odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation.
The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees
must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and
responsibilities of the position including walking and/or standing
for long periods of time, lifting, pushing and/or pulling of
objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Employees must be able to work as
a team in moving some objects. Employees must be prepared to assume
uncomfortable positions such as squatting, kneeling, and
Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to
use protective equipment.
Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to
be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie
RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with
approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040
graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide
system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves
all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114
undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of
innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials.
Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university
in 2019 and the 5th best public
national university in the nation
in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah,
USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable
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A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and
people in economic development, improvements to quality of life,
and human capital. Through the practical application of
knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share
expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the
historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to
address critical societal issues in the interest of the public
The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan,
a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley
about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational
opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate
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