In a typical day at work, I monitor, maintain, and supervise all events occurring to ensure the department is represented appropriately. I Insert events into our parking system, and scheduled staffing – more... as needed. I Create operational plans and task lists for all events.
What I have learned in this position is how to lead by example and work with a staff. As a supervisor in the Events department, I've learned how to lead multiple personalities into reaching one common goal.
The most difficult part of my job has been relying on part time college students as our Events Staff. Sometimes college students do not have very flexible schedules.
The most enjoyable part about my job is acting as a liaison with other university departments’ event units to ensure the proper procedure is used when events are hosted and parking is needed. – less
A typical day at work as a guest services assistant included answering various phone calls and transferring them to the proper department within the University. A typical day also included giving students, – more... faculty and staff directions to various classroom locations and offices on campus.
My co-workers were all student staff so they were also my peers. It was cool to work on a job with my classmates. Management was resourceful, helpful and flexible when it came to working around our class schedule. The most enjoyable part of the job was dealing with young adults / college students, and helping them find their way around campus. The hardest part was keeping up with all the phone calls and answering the challenging questions that some callers had.
I learned how to listen effectively to clients' requests, how to give accurate information, how to multitask and how to behave professionally as the center consultant of the University. – less
Member of National English Honor Society (Former Employee), Miami, FL – May 26, 2015
Strong staff, dialectical focus on difficult issues concerning the conveyance of meaning and the formation of contemporary society. Encouraged deep personal thinking and foster inter-subjective communication skills through both argumentation and team-based learning exercises and projects.
This was very beneficial to my class work and provided a good balance to my workload. The employees were very cordial and the hours were descent. The atmosphere allowed me to get any and everything task done on time!
Applications Developer (Former Employee), Miami, FL – May 13, 2015
Pros: credit hours to go back to school.
I have completed both my bachelors and masters degree from Florida International University and have worked at FIU in various departments for over 10 years. I have enjoyed working with the staff, faculties and students as they are all very friendly.
Lab Technician (Former Employee), Miami, FL – April 16, 2015
Cons: distance from the green house to the university.
Florida International University provides great Biology courses and labs for their students. I was honored to help start a lab with my mentor which made me appreciate quality control of supplies in the – more... lab. My job requerired growing legumes which was less stressful than my previous lab projects. The greenhouse I worked in was located at Fair Child Garden which was quiet a drive from the University. – less