Join our team

During the summer months, University Housing & Dining Services hosts 90+ groups and over 10,000 guests as part of our Residential Conferences program. Our outstanding student staff are a key part of our success. Our Residential Conferences, Scholar Housing, and Building Services student staff work hard to ensure our guests have a positive experience during their stay, while also preparing for our residents' arrival in September. Our management team is committed to helping each member of our student staff has a positive experience while they learn, grow, and succeed in their position.

Before applying, please review the position descriptions and hiring timelines below for more information about each position and training requirements. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Position Descriptions

Residential Conferences

Conference Building Manager
(summer, 4 positions available)

Conference Building Assistant
(summer, 9 positions available)

Note: All successful candidates are required to attend Spring training on April 30, May 14, and May 21.

Hiring Timelines

  • February 29: Application available
  • March 21: Applications due
  • March 28-31: Interviews
  • April 1: Offers made, pending successful completion of background check
  • April 6: Offers must be accepted or declined by 12pm.
  • April 8: Background check paperwork due to Activities and Auxilarlies Business Center

How to apply

Application Materials

Before you begin filling out the application, please make sure you have all of the application materials needed. Only complete applications will be considered. Questions about your application status should be directed to Before contacting us, please check to see if the answer to your question can be found on this webpage or in the position descriptions. We recommend utilizing the many resources provided by Career Services if you need assistance with your application materials. 

  1. Resumé. You will need to have an up-to-date resume for your application.  Please make sure to upload your resume as a PDF file.
  2. Cover letter. In your cover letter, please address how your skills and experience have prepared you to be successful in the position. If applying for both positions, please address your qualifications related to the Conference Building Manager role in your cover letter.
  3. References. You will need to provide the names and contact information for two professional references. Your references must be able to comment on your abilities and skills as an employee, but they do not need to be former employers. For example, you may volunteer regularly with an organization and the volunteer coordinator may be able to provide information about your dependability, work ethic, and other skills.

Once you have all of your application materials ready, complete the application found here.

We look forward to reviewing your application. Thank you for applying!