Special Events Assistant - Parking Operations

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 5251201
Title: General Assistant
Functional Title: Special Events Assistant - Parking Operations
Category Status: 31-Nonexempt,Contingent 1
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: VPSA-Shuttle UM
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Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The events section staffs and manages parking operations for nearly 500 campus events annually. C1 employees will function as lot attendants to reserve parking spaces, set-up and breakdown events materials, distribute permits, communicate event details, and direct university guests where to park. Events include university open houses, career fairs, graduations, home football and men’s basketball games, and miscellaneous departmental events. Available to work home football games (6) and some men’s home basketball games (10 minimum). Events occur on weekdays, weekends, holidays, daytime, and night time. Events occur during all non-emergency weather, and C1 employees are expected to come dressed appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications:

The ability to verbally communicate and must possess a valid class C driver’s license with fewer than 6 points.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 12/01/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/29/2017
Physical Demands

Be able to work outside in varied types of weather including rain, snow and heat.
able to lift up to 50 lbs of equipment including trafic cones, signs and signholders
able to stand for up to 8 hours

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • UMD Job Site
    • Personal Referral
    • Washington Post
    • Baltimore Sun
    • Local Publication
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
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    • HERC
    • Hispanic Outlook
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    • Professional Journal
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    • Other
    • SimplyHired
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  2. * Do you have a valid driver's license with less then 6 points?
    • Yes
    • No