MSC Student Employment
We are currently hiring for students who would like to begin working during the Summer 2021 term. Please scroll through this page to learn more about which positions are currently open, and also to access the online application.
Bull Market Staff are responsible for planning and implementing the weekly market. Each staff member must provide excellent customer service to vendors, departments, and student organizations that attend the market. The main goal of the Bull Market Staff is to ensure that the market runs smoothly and is successful for the USF community.
Student Building Managers are responsible for the effective operation of the Marshall Student Center and for coordinating the delivery of all services offered within the building. This key support staff manages all aspects of the Student Center operations and events, with a focus on customer service. Student Building Managers have full authority to solve problems and/or contact any Marshall Student Center administrator or manager in cases of emergency or uncertainty.
Events Crew positions consist of two sets of responsibilities: Set Up Crew and Event Staff. A Set Up Crew Associate provides the setup and maintenance of furnishings for all events that take place in the building and in the MSC/MLK Plaza. Event Staff are responsible for overseeing all the needs for events that take place in the MSC. In both roles, students must work with clients, focusing on customer service and supporting any last minute needs for the success of the client's function.
Information Desk Assistants serve as guest coordinators and are often the first point of contact for many visitors to the Marshall Student Center. Each assistant will provide information, directions, and general advice on University policies and procedures, with a strong focus on customer service. Desk Assistants are responsible for providing information about programs, services, and activities at the Marshall Student Center and on the University Campus. The Information Desk also serves as a point of radio communications with Marshall Student Center staff.
Sound & Light Technicians oversee all aspects of technology in the Marshall Student Center. The position is split into two parts: Standby Technicians and Event Technicians. Standby Technicians are on call for all events happening in the conference wing of the building. They are expected to respond and help clients with their sound, light, and AV needs. Event Technicians are scheduled to specific larger events. They will assist the client with sound, light, and AV needs before, during, and sometimes after their event. Each technician is expected to provide excellent customer service to all MSC clients.
Current USF student enrolled at the Tampa campus
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions
- Positive, professional, customer-service oriented attitude
- Willingness to learn
Please note that some student positions require the ability to stand for extended periods, lift up to 50 lbs., and bend, stoop, and reach frequently.
BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT
As a result of being employed in the Marshall Student Center, student employees will:
- Demonstrate basic employability skills such as timeliness to work, appropriate dress, interpersonal communication, and time management.
- Receive and solicit feedback from their supervisor and effectively apply that feedback on the job.
- Assess the workplace and contribute personal talents, skills, and knowledge in order to achieve the goals, mission, and vision of the Marshall Student Center.
- Develop their professional brand.
- Articulate transferable and functional skills to prospective employers.
All student employees for the Marshall Student Center have the opportunity to participate in the LEAP program. It is designed to provide opportunities for personal, professional, and academic growth through workshops and other activities. Student employee supervisors play a crucial role in helping to coach and support, and will provide ongoing informal feedback in addition to a formal evaluation once per academic year. Our desire is to ensure that, upon the conclusion of your employment with us, you are prepared to be successful in your future personal and professional endeavors.
One of the rewards of working in the Marshall Student Center is your ability to earn what we call “Bull Coin”, which is awarded to students who go over and above what is expected as an MSC student employee. Any Marshall Student Center supervisor, including student Building Managers, can nominate student employees for Bull Coin. Once you have acquired enough Bull Coin, you can redeem it for USF gear such as t-shirts, blankets, pullovers, tumblers, and more!
Most student employment positions within the Marshall Student Center have a starting pay rate of $8.65 an hour. However, positions requiring more skill may have a higher pay rate. Additionally, there are opportunities to earn higher pay through promotion, length-of-service and merit.
The online application can be accessed HERE. When completing the application, you will have the opportunity to rank order the positions that are currently open to indicate your level of interest in each. Please do not submit multiple applications; one is sufficient.
Contact Jennifer E. Good, Assistant Director for Event Logistics & Student Development, at email@example.com.