Position in Operations

Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Gardner-Webb University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Charlotte Center

Evening and Weekend Assistant – Part-Time

Gardner-Webb University is seeking a part-time Evening & Weekend Assistant for the Charlotte Center.  This position is under the direct supervision of the Charlotte Center Manager and guidance of the Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies.  The Evening and Weekend Assistant has responsibility for assisting in Charlotte Center operations. In carrying out the general duties of this position and to enhance the effectiveness of Charlotte Center, the Evening and Weekend Assistant position will be located in the Charlotte Center.

The duties of this position are as follows:

  • Demonstrated commitment to Christian higher education
  • Provides evening and weekend presence at Charlotte Center and reports any security concerns. This position is expected to call 911 in the event of a security breach or emergency concern. Follow-up with Charlotte Center Manager with an e-mail report would be required.
  • Assists in the facility management of the Charlotte Center, which includes administrative support for scheduling, maintaining current contact information, communicating with the Charlotte Center Manager on any concerns, which includes occupancy and security obligations
  • Communicates with Charlotte Center Manager on matters of inclement weather and assists with the coordination of the dissemination of information to interested parties
  • Establishes a positive relationship with individuals involved in center administration and academics
  • Assists in the coordination of classroom location assignments for the Charlotte Center
  • Fields complaints from professors regarding the Charlotte Campus and refers them to the Charlotte Center Manager or Associate Provost as appropriate
  • Assists the Charlotte Center Manager, Associate Provost in special projects & other duties as directed


  • A proven record of accomplishment that demonstrates exceptional skills in organization, communication and interpersonal communication
  • The ability to work collaboratively to support Charlotte Center evening and weekend operations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Perform semi-skilled and routine manual tasks involved in providing facilities, administrative, and security support at Gardner-Webb University at Charlotte Center

Essential Job Functions:

  • Professionally greet all visitors completing a guest registry and making referrals to respective departments
  • Become familiar with university programs and be able to effectively communicate information to visitors and prospective students
  • Monitor the building and parking areas for potential security threats and to contact police when unable to safely confront or resolve an issue
  • Secure and unlock building for classes and events and perform light maintenance tasks
  • Setup and/or remove special event equipment to include tables, chairs, audio equipment and miscellaneous items as required for lectures, classes, seminars and special event activities in accordance with diagrams and written instructions. Also, must be able to assists with operation and setup of audio, lighting, computer, copier video equipment and academic technology
  • Perform housekeeping duties to include, but not limited to, insuring facilities are clean prior to events and classes, stock paper products in restrooms for and during events, maintain a safe and clean environment during events
  • Collect and dispose of refuse and waste material from University facilities prior to and following classes and events
  • Report tasks beyond capability or scope to the proper authority in a timely manner and follow up on referrals. Perform other related duties as required
  • Participate in safety training and apply all safety standards without exception
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Qualifications Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Employee must frequently and independently be able to lift 25-pound items in a repetitive manner. The employee must be able to work in dusty and/or unconditioned spaces at times.

Language Skills:
Must be able to read and interpret safety literature and office correspondence, must be capable of complete forms and understand manuals. The employee must be able to converse with other individuals on a collegiate level.

Reasoning Ability:
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited resources exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to greet individuals and confront suspect individuals when necessary and to use proper judgment in maintaining personal safety.

Work schedule is 30 hours per week. The key component is flexibility in scheduling with hours needed in the evenings [3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.] and Weekends [7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.]. A combination of these times is required. The employee should be available to work in times of inclement weather or other circumstances that may require continuing services to our Charlotte Center student and faculty populations.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, and two references with email and phone numbers to Julie Runyans, Administrative Assistant to the Provost at [email protected]create new email.