Meeting Technician
Turtle Bay Resort
Rubenstein Forum at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60615
1d ago

Come be a part of something bigger!

More than 10,000 dedicated employees around the world bring their unique talents, expertise and experiences to work every day with Benchmark.

Our strength lies in our diversity , positive service attitude and determination to succeed. Come be a part of our Be the Difference culture, where every employee, at every level, in every job strives to capture moments when they can provide memorable, personalized service to our guests, coworkers, and communities.

We are a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home.

Here are just some of the great benefits we offer :

  • Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
  • Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses)
  • 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
  • Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn’t love to get away)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
  • Employee family events (bring the kids!)
  • Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
  • Many more, please inquire for more details
  • Who are we?

    BASIC FUNCTION : Set up and break down meeting rooms and pre-function space according to event orders, as well as, maintains cleanliness standards for equipment, meeting rooms and pre-function space.

    What you will have an opportunity to do :

    The David Rubenstein Forum is a University-wide facility for scholarly and academic discourse on campus. The venue supports and promotes inquiry, the open exchange of ideas, and the power of academic, interdisciplinary convening.

    The Forum is located at the intersection of East 60th Street and Woodlawn Avenue. It serves as a place where scholars gather and exchange ideas through activities that range from talks and workshops to multi-day conferences that span academic disciplines.

    The facility provides spaces and amenities that are not currently available on campus, including highly collaborative, well-appointed meeting and event rooms commensurate with the types of conferences, special events, workshops, and meetings that University faculty and academic departments host.

    The building has a sustainable design target of LEED Gold.

    QUALIFICATIONS : EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE :

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull 70+ pounds.
  • Housekeeping experience and knowledge of meeting room setup is desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work mobile devices.
  • Must be in process or have completed the vaccine process for COVID-19 by time of job offer and be willing to stay fully vaccinated (fully vaccinated means completing all doses of COVID-19 vaccine including any future booster requirements per schedule requirement of the CDC).
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Assemble and arrange conference equipment in conference rooms per event order.
  • Must be able to walk for long periods of distance and time, resulting in an average of 17,000 to 25,000 steps per shift.
  • Must be able to push, pull and lift a variety of conference tables and other equipment weighing 5-150 pounds of various materials and styles.
  • Assemble and arrange conference equipment in conference rooms per event order and to the standard set by Event Operations management.
  • Interact with guests and address needs.
  • Display good time management and the ability to follow a rigid schedule of refreshes and room turns assigned by the Event Operations Manager.
  • Daily thorough cleaning of meeting rooms, ballrooms, green rooms, on demand spaces and pre-function areas following proper cleaning standards including the removal of trash from meeting spaces and the restocking of meeting room supplies.
  • Ensure storage areas are clean and well organized.
  • Utilize appropriate hardware and software in completion of daily duties.
  • Assist leadership team with monthly, quarterly and / or yearly inventory of equipment and banquet goods.
  • MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Assist Banquet Servers with appropriate duties.
  • Assist Event Concierge in delivering messages to conference rooms.
  • Assist other areas and departments as needed.
  • What are we looking for?

    Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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