**Application review for summer 2017 will begin Wednesday, February 15 and will continue until all positions are filled.**
Conference and Guest Services - Summer Jobs Listings
Each summer, Conference and Guest Services hosts more than 100 conferences and over 15,000 guests on campus. We are looking for an outstanding group of students to fill our summer staff positions that play such a vital role in providing services to our guests.
There are many benefits to working with our program-a competitive wage, the possibility of free housing, and in some cases, a free meal with each shift worked. Hospitality and Tourism Management students can earn credit toward their field study hours.
Chief Objective of Positions
Conference and Guest Services positions provide services for approximately 100 summer camps and conferences for over 15,000 guests each summer. Employees will work with guests and conference/camp sponsors to ensure a positive experience at Virginia Tech. As an employee, you may be responsible for handling tasks such as check-in/check-out, conference management, preparation of linens and amenities, key control, dining and catering arrangements, and other tasks as required.
The available positions are: Conference Aide, Desk Assistant Manager, Set-up Crew Manager and Assistant Manager, Desk Attendants, and Conference Set-up Crew. In order to apply, you must go to the Jobs at VT website, search postings for Summer Conference Pool and select the position you wish to apply for. If you have any questions, please call 540- 231-5721 oremail Conference and Guest Services. Application review will begin Friday, March 3, 2017 and will continue until all positions are filled.
For more information, please read over the position descriptions.
- Gather Information
Gather all documents needed to complete the application process before starting. Suggested information includes your complete education history, references, and employment information, plus any electronic documents you plan to attach to your application.
- Search Posting
Go to www.jobs.vt.edu, and select the white text "All Jobs." Select the "’VT Student’ Summer Conference Pool." Review the Position Information, and if you wish to proceed, click “Apply to this Job.”
- Create an Electronic Application
Follow the steps to create an account (or sign in if you have an account already) and complete the state application. You must click “Certify and Submit” to complete the application process.
Note: The more information you provide on your application, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your skills, abilities, and qualifications. Attaching a resume does not substitute for completing the application form (both must be completed to be considered for employment).
- Managing your Application
When you set up your application, you created a unique user name and password. Use this to log in to view the status of your application, update applications, or withdraw from consideration. Once you submit an application you will receive a confirmation number and you will not be able to make further changes to your application for that position. If you have questions about student employment, contact Conference and Guest Services at 540- 231-5721 or by email, or call Human Resources at 540- 231-2784 during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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