Utah State University

Guest Services Representative

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2021 11:45 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-4044
# of Openings
500
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Customer Service/Support
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20-29 hours
College
Business & Finance
Department
Event Services
Advertised Salary
$9 - $10 an hour depending on experience

Overview

Guest Services Representatives are responsible for ensuring a fun, exciting, and safe experience for patrons while attending Utah State University events. Event Services is hiring now and for the upcoming school year. The position is on campus and ACA variable.

Guest Services is seeking to fill multiple positions and will be an ongoing search. Opportunities for growth and advancement into departments such as USU Fine Arts, Event Hosting, and Youth Programs. Internships and Work Study program is also an option.

Responsibilities

  • Greet and welcome guests to Utah State University in a friendly and professional manner
  • Perform accurate access control of entry including, scan or tear tickets to allow entry, identify fraudulent tickets and deny invalid credentials.
  • Perform appropriate access control to restricted areas to those with valid credentials.
  • Enforce “prohibited item” rules and professionally communicate the need for compliance to these rules.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of facility layout and traffic flow to provide accurate answers to guests and provide excellent customer service
  • Assist guests with questions, comments, complaints or suggestions. Act as a source for information. Follow-up when necessary
  • Seat guests in an orderly fashion, providing directions and resolve seating problems when necessary.
  • Provide assistance for guests with special needs.
  • Maintain knowledge of individual responsibility and follow proper procedures in the case of an emergency.
  • Adhere to safety rules and assist guests in the case of an emergency. Document accidents or injuries when necessary.
  • Ensure exit pathways are properly lit and that nothing obstructs them. Ensure friendly, professional and safe egress.
  • Enforce individual event/venue rules and provide other services as noted by venue. Provide overall outstanding customer service

Qualifications

  • US Work Authorization is required.
  • Prefer three months experience with customer service.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent customer service and people skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and handle difficult situations with the public and guests in a calm & professional manner.
  • Employees must maintain a well-groomed and professional appearance.
  • Hours will vary depending on season and number of events at venues. Hours may include: nights, weekends & holidays.
  • Must have excellent written & verbal communication skills.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$9 - $10 an hour depending on experience

ADA

The position requires some physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects (20+ pounds). Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Employees must also be prepared to stand, walk, ascend, and descend stairs for most of their shift. Additionally, the work environment may include confined or narrow spaces. Employees may work outdoors, may not be protected from weather conditions or contaminants, and may be exposed to extreme temperature fluctuations.

University Highlights

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. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings 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 price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

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 good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; 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 region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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