OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Now Hiring: Residential Conferences and Building Services Staff

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 uhdsresconf@oregonstate.edu.

Position Descriptions

Building Services

Residential Conferences

Scholar Housing

Lead Building Services Assistant
(spring and summer, two positions available)
Conference Building Manager
(spring and summer, four positions available)
Scholar Housing Manager
(spring and summer, one position available)
Building Services Assistant
(summer, six positions available)
Conference Building Assistant
(summer, ten positions available)
 

Note: All successful candidates are required to attend Spring training on April 26, May 3, and May 31.

Hiring Timelines

Lead Building Services Assistant (Start date: March 3, 2014)
  • January 13: Application available
  • February 9: Applications due
  • February 13-14: Lead BSA Interviews
  • February 17: Background check and DMV paperwork due at AABC
  • February 18: Offers made, pending successful completion of background and DMV check
  • February 21: Offers must be accepted or declined by 12pm.
Conference Building Manager (Start date: March 31, 2014)
  • January 13: Application available
  • February 9: Applications due
  • February 19-24: Lead BSA Interviews
  • February 24: Offers made, pending successful completion of background check
  • March 3: Offers must be accepted or declined by 12pm.
  • March 4: Background check paperwork due at AABC
Scholar Housing Manager (Start date: March 31, 2014)
  • January 13: Application available
  • February 9: Applications due
  • February 19-24: Lead BSA Interviews
  • February 24: Offers made, pending successful completion of background check
  • March 3: Offers must be accepted or declined by 12pm.
  • March 4: Background check paperwork due at AABC
Building Services Assistant (Start date: June 14, 2014)
  • March 3: Application available
  • March 23: Applications due
  • March 31-April 4: Lead BSA Interviews
  • April 7: Offers made, pending successful completion of background check
  • April 10: Offers must be accepted or declined by 12pm.
  • April 11: Background check paperwork due at AABC
Conference Building Assistant (Start date: June 15, 2014)
  • March 3: Application available
  • March 23: Applications due
  • March 31-April 4: Lead BSA Interviews
  • April 7: Offers made, pending successful completion of background check
  • April 10: Offers must be accepted or declined by 12pm.
  • April 11: Background check paperwork due at AABC

How to apply

Applications are currently open for the Lead Building Services Assistant, Conference Building Manager, and Scholar Housing Manager positions. Applications for the Building Services Assistant and Conference Building Assistant positions will open on March 3, 2014.

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 uhdsresconf@oregonstate.edu. 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 Word or PDF file (.doc, .docx, .pdf).
  2. Cover letter. In your cover letter, please address how your skills and experience have prepared you to be successful in the position.
  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: http://bit.ly/summer14leadapp.

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