Student: Summer Conference Housing – Conference Assistant

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Job Title:

Student: Summer Conference Housing – Conference Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3J5SE: Student Employment

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

On Campus/Off Campus:

On Campus

Salary Range:

$9.00/hour. Summer housing available for staff serving on the on-call rotation.

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Hours per Week:

25-35 hrs/week Temporary, Part-Time, may include evenings and weekends. Conference season runs from May to August. This is a temporary part-time position (May – August).

1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd shifts for desk hours, special assignments requiring work during the day, evening, and on weekends, as well as on-call hours. Conference season runs from May to August.

Job Summary:

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

Summer Conference Housing – Conference Assistant

Provide security for buildings by screening of visitors; answer incoming calls; distribute keys/building access cards to guests; distribute and bundle linens; assist with conference preparation duties and check ins/outs; respond to building emergencies according to procedures; serve on an on-call rotation; maintain complete and accurate logs; communicate custodial and maintenance issues to appropriate staff members; provide general information and guidance to guests/camp coordinators; provide excellent customer service; maintain a positive attitude with all guests and staff; and other duties as assigned.

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.

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. Communication & listening skills
2. Ability to make mature and responsible decisions
3. Appreciation for and ability to work with a diverse population
4. Desire to help others
5. Time management skills
6. Positive attitude
7. 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: 2/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time