Los Angeles Community College District

Event Assistant (#5389)

$15.00-$15.00 hourly / $2,610.00-$2,610.00 monthly / $31,320.00-$31,320.00 annual


Definition

Performs a wide variety of operational and customer service duties for events and recreational activities in a college athletics, physical education, and/or community services program. Typically works on an on-call or limited basis for a specific event and/or community services activities.

Typical Duties

Performs operational and customer service duties in one or more of the following areas:

  • Set-up, operation, and clean-up of sport venues, recreational activities and equipment, including marking of fields and preparing stadium bleachers; prepares indoor spaces for community services activities.
  • Field support such as football chain crew or volleyball line judges
  • Ticket sales and collection
  • Camp registrations
  • Ushering and crowd control
  • Distribution of programs and promotional material
  • Concession sales and operations
  • Parking operations

Answers routine questions from event participants, vendors, and the public.

Keeps event and recreation venues and surrounding areas free from health and safety hazards.

Enforces safety policies and rules for use of the college facilities, event venues, and surrounding areas.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

An Event Assistant performs a wide variety of operational support duties for events and recreational activities in a college athletics, physical education, and/or community services program. Typically works on an on-call or limited basis for a specific event and/or community services activities.

A Sports Event Technician performs a wide variety of technical duties for intercollegiate sporting events such as scorekeeping, timekeeping, statistical record maintenance, and game announcing in accordance with applicable NCAA regulations, procedures and standards. Typically works on an on-call basis for a specific sporting event.

Supervision

Immediate supervision is received from an academic or classified supervisor. No supervision is exercised.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Customer service techniques for public contact

Safety practices and procedures related to indoor and outdoor events

Ability to:

Understand and follow written and oral instructions in carrying out assignments

Give clear and concise information and instructions

Safely lift, move, organize, secure, and store equipment and supplies

Operate and make minor adjustments on equipment related to assigned duties

Work effectively and cooperatively with college staff, event staff, sport staff, employees, students, and the public

Learn general and specialized procedures for event set up, operations, and clean up

Learn and follow District policies and procedures related to employee conduct and assigned duties

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Prior work experience supporting college athletics, physical education, and/or community services programs or events is desirable.

Special:

A valid Class “C” California driver’s license may be required for some positions

Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions

Must be able and willing to work nights and weekends

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and be capable of standing, walking, crouching, and bending

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.


CLASS: 5389; EST: 4/24/2019; REV: ;