Student Life

MSC Student Employment

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There are currently no student positions available in the Marshall Student Center. Please check back regularly, as we hire several times per year.


MSC STUDENT POSITIONS

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.

The Events Crew position 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.

The Front Desk Receptionist is the key to the MSC Administration Suite. Students in this position provide a positive first impression to clients and guests. The duties and responsibilities of the front desk receptionist include but are not limited to screening and directing calls; preparing letters, faxes and other documents; receiving and sorting mail deliveries; and assisting with queries from the public and clients.

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.

The Marketing Assistant provides support with a wide variety of projects with particular concentration in project management. This position will work closely with the Marshall Student Center's Communications and Marketing Officer on web content development, maintenance of the MSC website using a content management system, social media strategies, and event planning. This position is responsible for initiating strategies and tactics to grow student followers, engage and retain them, and keep them informed of the services, opportunities, and events available to them through the Community Development & Student Engagement unit of the division of Student Success.

The FWS Marketing Project Coordinator assists with a wide variety of communication and marketing projects for the Community Development & Student Engagement unit of the division of Student Success, including the Marshall Student Center (MSC), with concentration in project management. The Marketing Project Coordinator will work closely with the MSC/CDSE Marketing Officer in all aspects of this position.

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.

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.

The Student Maintenance Assistant provides support to staff, tenants and clients. The duties and responsibilities of a maintenance assistant include but are not limited to the repair of furnishings such as tables, chairs, desks, cabinets, etc.; replacement of damaged, stained or broken ceiling tile panels; repair and replacement of mechanical and electro-mechanical door related hardware; and assisting full time Maintenance staff with daily task


 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

Learning Outcomes

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.

leapAll 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.

Bull Coin

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!

Pay

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.



QUESTIONS?

Contact Jennifer E. Good, Assistant Director for Event Logistics & Student Development, at jedwards8@usf.edu.