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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.

Event Services Technician

Gardner-Webb University is seeking a full-time Event Services Technician.  This person will work with the Event Services staff to setup and manage events on campus and to support other departments as needs arise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks as are common to Event Services, such as setting up spaces with tables, chairs, mobile stages, sound systems, etc.
  • Assist other departments on campus with office and furniture moves and work orders. 
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner as is covered in employee safety training.  Use of personal protective equipment in job functions is required.
  • Ensure that Event Services equipment and inventory is operational by performing preventative maintenance and cleaning of equipment within reasonable capabilities.
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the campus by performing all other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

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

  • Education: A high school diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Experience: Sound system knowledge is preferred. 
  • Availability: This position requires that the employee be available for a flexible work schedule.  Often events require evening and weekend work. 
  • Skills: The ability to read the English language sufficiently to understand written work orders and instructions; the ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with clients of events; the ability to follow instructions on event needs and then to bring those needs to reality.
  • Effort: Requires the ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis, prolonged walking or standing, and frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing, and reaching daily. Requires a full range of physical motion in order to perform all event services duties. 
  • Employees in this job classification are designated as essential employees and must report to work as scheduled when University offices are closed due to severe weather.


Ability to be at work regularly. Employee may be requested to provide a doctor’s excuse for any sick leave granted. Employee should arrive at work on time and return from breaks in a prompt manner.

Interested individuals should email Brian Speer at [email protected]