The Ferguson Student Center employs many student staff, and it is a great place to work. The following are brief descriptions of the student jobs at the Ferg:

Building Manager:

  • provides overall assistance to the Ferguson Student Center and its customers while providing the best service possible
  • aid in the processing and proper filing of all paperwork and other office duties essential to the department functions
  • assists in the management of day-to-day operations and events on Ferguson grounds
  • has a thorough understanding and knowledge of Ferguson Student Center programs/events, the role it plays at the University and the services it provides.
  • responsible for opening and closing the building
  • supervises other student positions

Conference Coordinator:

  • responsible for completing the majority of the building and event set-ups and breakdowns, including moving furniture, furniture carts, stage pieces, audio-visual equipment and more
  • serves as Information Desk Attendants which include responsibilities for the daily operation of the information desk including a good working knowledge of current and upcoming events.
  • collects lost and found items, provide campus directions, and welcome guests to the Ferguson Student Center
  • upholds strong customer service standards for dress, greetings, phone calls, and expedient customer response
  • supports emergency response processes as needed by the building manager

Event Assistant:

  • provides reception and assistance to the Reservations Office, including managing phone calls and emails
  • processes reservation requests, requiring in-depth training of online event management system
  • assist students and campus partners with planning of meetings and events when needed
  • utilizes event planning software to create unique diagrams of event spaces
  • upholds strong customer service standards for dress, greetings, phone calls, and expedient customer response
  • assists with special events as needed

Technical Service Assistant:

  • responsible for providing and maintaining hardware and software support for the Ferguson Student Center administrative staff and event equipment reserved through the Ferguson Center Reservations Office
  • troubleshoots hardware/software issues related to Ferguson Student Center audio visual equipment
  • sets, manages and breaks down event audiovisual equipment (e.g. projectors, sound systems, mobile AV carts, microphones, etc.) reserved through the Ferguson Student Center
  • available for technical assistance to Ferguson Student Center staff
  • provides in-person, continued assistance for presentations and performances requiring technology in large event spaces
  • assist with special events and coverage as needed

Social Media Coordinator:

  • responsible for content creation and scheduling on department’s social media accounts
  • maintains University brand standards across platforms
  • creates graphics for department as needed, including digital signage, print signage, marketing materials and more
  • assist with special events and coverage as needed