Student Employee, Office of Strategic Events - University Development Office

Posted May 12, 2014
Business Purdue Research Foundation
Kurz Purdue Technology Center,
Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette ,
1281 Win Hentschel Blvd., West Lafayette
Position Type Student, Part-time
Start Date August 25, 2014

Duties / Responsibilities

The Office of Strategic Events in the Dauch Alumni Center is seeking a student employee for the 2014 fall semester.

Event Prep Work:

  • Prepare nametags
  • Pack event suitcases
  • Load/unload equipment
  • Assist with set up on-site if needed
  • Monitor phones for event registrations when needed

Regular Office Duties

  • Distribute mail to events team members
  • Take monthly event supplies inventory
  • Keep supply area organized
  • Make deliveries on campus

Occasional responsibilities:

  • MS Excel report updates or revisions
  • Other duties are on an “as assigned basis”

Requirements / Qualifications

Preferred Education:

  • Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) students

Preferred Skills:

  • Works well under pressure
  • Meets deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office 


  • This position is located on the Purdue University campus. 
  • Begin Date: August 25, 2014
  • End Date: December 12, 2014 (employee may or may not be asked to work the Spring semester)
  • Hourly Pay Rate: $7.25/hour

Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources at A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.