Summer Conference Staff

Categories Full-time, On-campus Job, Temporary/Seasonal
Organization Conferences and Events
Location Goshen College
Job Description

Full time or part time positions are available. Full-time student employees stay on-campus for free.

  • Welcome campus guests; answer questions and direct to proper individuals
  • Respond to guest needs during evening on call hours
  • Assist with event setup, teardown and signage
  • Prepare and clean guest dorms, apartments, common areas and restrooms
  • Enter event data into appropriate software
  • Update and maintain required inventory
  • Complete safety and housekeeping training
  • Create pre and post event reports
  • Collect payments and deposit into appropriate accounts
  • Other duties or projects as assigned

Equipment used:

  • Computer, phones, golf cart, cleaning materials and machines, scanner, photocopier

Skill development areas desired by employers:

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work in a team structure
  • Ability to verbally communicate with persons inside and outside organization
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to obtain and process information
  • Proficiency with computer software programs
  • Ability to create and/or edit written reports

Goshen College Student Learning Outcomes (SLO):

  • Knowledge
    • Identity: Self, personal growth, and one’s relationship to multiple communities
  • Skills
    • Communication: Listening, reasoning, writing, speaking and interacting effectively
    • Critical and reflective thinking: Analyzing, interpreting, evaluating and using evidence to make good judgments.
    • Problem Solving: working individually and collaboratively for creative solutions
    • Intercultural Competence: Acquiring cross-cultural communication skills to interact effectively with people from diverse communities
  • Responsibilities
    • Ethical reasoning: Living and serving with integrity in a variety of communities
    • Intercultural openness: Creating partnerships with people across difference to learn from one another and work towards equity


  • Attentive, professional customer service
  • Responsible and detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information and maintain professionalism
  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Salary 8.00/hour
How to apply

Send completed application & resume to or to Office of Conferences & Events, Welcome Center, Goshen College, IN

Conferences and Events Application-Summer Staff

Posted Date 2015-04-20