Conference Assistant (CA)
The Summer Conference Assistant (CA) works for the Conference Services Office, part of Housing & Residence Life. The CA will perform a wide variety of both programming and office functions including: helping to run check-ins and check-outs, staffing program events, preparing room keys and dining cards, and inspecting rooms prior to a guest's arrival. Additionally, the CA will answer phones and guest questions on a regular basis. Furthermore, CAs will staff on-call teams that will respond to after-hours emergencies as dispatched.
A CA agrees to live "in residence" and work approximately 40 hours/week. Majority of hours worked will be between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., seven days a week. Additionally, a CA agrees to staff On-Call teams between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. periodically during the Conference Season.
Outside commitments must be approved by the Director of Conference Services.
The successful staff member will possess strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, demonstrate initiative, communicate effectively, have a positive attitude, and have a keen attention to detail. No prior experience is required.