Student: Summer Conference Housing – Conference Coordinator

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Job Title:

Student: Summer Conference Housing – Conference Coordinator

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3J5SE: Student Employment

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

On Campus/Off Campus:

On Campus

Salary Range:

$13.00/hour, summer housing available

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Previous experience with Housing/Summer Conference Housing preferred.

Hours per Week:

40 hours/week, may include evenings and weekends. Conference season runs from May to August. This is a temporary full-time position (April – September).

Job Summary:

You must be a current UK student to apply for this position.

Summer Conference Housing – Conference Coordinator

- Assist Summer Conference Housing Director with preparing contracts, room assignments and entering information into database system for Summer Conference Operations.
- Provide support and guidance to customers through the contract process, including but not limited to, on-site building tours, email communications and phone conversations.
- Communicate to conferences to ensure needs are meet, if the Conference Director is not available.
- Communicate with the Conference Leads to ensure building readiness for each conference and assist leads with any prep or ending stages for conferences.
- Assist Conference Assistants with Iris Front Desk for conference changes, check-ins or outs, Assist in other projects in the department as needed and other duties as identified for the Summer Conference Operations.

Summer Conference runs from May – August.

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. All offers are subject to a drug test and background check per Greystar policies.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

In order to be eligible for the position, a candidate must:
1. Be a student at the University of Kentucky, in good academic standing
2. Be in good disciplinary standing at the University of Kentucky.

Experience in customer service within a detail-oriented environment. Previous experience with Housing/Summer Conference Housing preferred.

Physical Requirements:
May be required to walk long distances or sit for long periods of time. May be required to walk up and down stairs. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. May be required to perform physical activities in a housing facility environment. Ability to work effectively in stressful and high pressure situations. May be required to stay longer than shift on occasion.

Skills & Knowledge:
Candidates share the following qualities:
1. Excellent Customer Service
2. Communication & listening skills
3. Ability to make mature and responsible decisions
4. Appreciation for and ability to work with a diverse population
5. Desire to help others
6. Time management skills
7. Positive attitude 8. Work effectively with the conference team

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 4/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time