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Summer Staff

About Conference Services

Conference Services is part of UVA Housing & Residence Life. We are in the HOOspitality business! Conference Services provides lodging for individuals attending various conferences, camps, and academic programs during the summer months at the University of Virginia. Each summer, we host over 100 conferences and serve more than 15,000 guests. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best possible "Wahoo-WOW" customer service throughout the summer. This includes:

  • Ensuring clean and comfortable accommodations before arrival
  • Distributing and collecting linens
  • Preparing keys for guests arrival
  • Delivering a well-organized and welcoming check-in/out
  • Coordination of guests' on-Grounds needs while in residence
  • Ensuring excellent directions and signage
  • Delivering Lock Out services

Conference Services Team Leader

The Conference Services Team Leader (TL) is an entry-level student supervisory position that reports directly to the Assistant Director of Conference Services. The primary function of the TL is to provide supervision of staff members assigned to his/her residential area. The TL is also responsible for assisting with the day-to-day functioning of the main and satellite offices as well as field operations. This includes answering phones, responding to e-mails, printing rosters, placing linens, etc. The TL will assist in ensuring that conference event execution occurs including check-ins and check-outs, key organization and distribution, inspections, and other duties as assigned. The TL has daily client and customer interaction and is charged with providing excellent customer service.

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Apply Through Handshake (Job #546151) - Applications and resumes are due Friday, January 20, 2017.


Conference Assistant - Operations Team Member

The Conference Assistant - Operations Team Member (CAO) is a position focused on information management and record keeping. The CAO reports to the Assistant Director for Conference Services. The primary function of this position is to ensure that information in the conference software program, StarRez, is accurately maintained and that all paper records are accounted for and stored. The CAO also serves as a member of the Conference Services student leadership team and participates in the weekly Supervisor On-call rotation.

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Apply Through Handshake (Job #546101) - Applications and resumes are due Friday, January 20, 2017.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The University of Virginia does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family and genetic information, in its programs and activities. See the complete Notice of Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity for more information.