This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.Category: Other
Province: Grande Prairie, Alberta
Position: Event Services Assistant
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Posted: July 20, 2019
Job Description / Duties
The Event Services Assistant, organizes and coordinates all of the Front of House requirements for the Douglas J Cardinal Performing Arts Centre and GPRC facility bookings. This role is an integral part of the Event Services Team and collaborates to ensure all client and guest requirements are met. This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service and ensuring a safe environment for each guest, patron and client; as well as recruiting, training and coordinating all event staffing. Guided by GPRC’s Vision, Mission and Values, Event Services creates and builds relationships through experience. Works with an ongoing commitment to service excellence, community partnership and ensuring our clients and guests have an exceptional experience when utilizing our facilities or enjoying our GPRC events.
Qualifications / Required Skills
The successful candidate will have one year post secondary education in a related field such as event coordination, performing arts or office administration. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Necessary skills and attributes to be successful in the role include:
proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
strong organizational and multi-tasking skills;
excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
ability to build strong relationships across the organization;
a high level of integrity, professionalism and accountability;
knowledge in theatre management and/or live event production
Flexible hours which may include some physical demand - event set up/tear down, long periods on your feet
knowledge of SOCAN, ReSound and AGLC an asset
GPRC offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development/wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student centered culture that is vital to our community. Join our team, grow with us and connect your skills and abilities to our vision, mission and values. This position is full time recurring term certain position, it will run approximately from mid August to the end of June annually, in support of our performing art season.
Salary: $47,652.00 - $67,860.00
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.gprc.ab.ca/careers and select the job posting.
We review all applications to select candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs.
Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For general inquiries, please contact HR at
Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is a comprehensive community institution, established in 1966 in Grande Prairie, and our stewardship region includes campuses in Fairview and Grande Prairie, as well as learning centres in Edson, Grande Cache, Hinton and Jasper. GPRC offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit career certificates and diplomas, pre-employment and apprenticeship trades, university transfer studies, and several opportunities for on-campus degree completion through collaborations with four-year universities. As an educational facility in northwestern Alberta, GPRC helps meet the cultural, recreational, athletic and conferencing needs of the region in partnership with community and regional stakeholders. GPRC is dedicated to providing learners with access to high quality and diverse lifelong learning opportunities, and to the responsible educational, fiscal and environmental stewardship of resources.