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Special Events Assistant I


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  The Inn at Ole Miss (10000814)
Employee Designation:  Regular Part-time (Benefits Eligible)
Definition of Class

This position assists with the implementation of special events. The incumbent assists with the preparation, organization, set-up and break-down of events, maintains inventory of supplies and performs general support duties. 

Examples of Work Performed
  • Assists in the preparation, organization, set-up and break-down for special events.
  • Prepares event space for specified functions.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies for events.
  • Operates general office equipment.
  • Learns basic audio visual set up.
  • Greets clients and guests at University events.
  • Maintains cleanliness of banquet/meeting space.
  • Arranges for linens to be removed and cleaned following events.
  • Ensures proper departmental fleet maintenance through regular service. (i.e. oil changes, tire rotation, etc.)
  • Aids in the transfer of special events supplies to various locations across the University campus.
  • Ensures supplies are returned after special events are concluded.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Assists in the implementation of special events.
  2. Performs general support duties.
Minimum Education/Experience

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).    


Six (6) months of experience related to the above described duties.

Salary/Wage Information
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EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi