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Summer, Conference and Event Assistant

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number Sum00077P
Position Title Summer, Conference and Event Assistant
Department Summer & Special Programs - Operations
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours

Hours are generally 8:30a.m. and 4:30pm. Monday – Friday, some additional evenings and weekends, as needed.

Start Date (For temporary positions only) 05/29/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/17/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $11.00 per hour

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Job Summary

Mature, enthusiastic, conscientious and reliable individual sought to assist in all aspects of service supporting Skidmore’s summer conference and events participants and programs.  Duties include providing excellent customer service to our summer guests, such as greeting program participants, responding to questions and relaying accurate information, providing a staff presence at various conference functions, and verifying the physical set-up of the spaces as well as the set-up for Media Services and Catering across campus, as well as monitoring events.  This position requires a certain level of technologically proficiency and will be taught how to use databases central to the office’s functions. This position will also work as part of a summer team of individuals providing general office support for Special Programs which will include: answering phone, photocopying, running errands, data entry and other related duties as assigned.  Must be able to serve as a resource for and a positive representative of Skidmore College.  Work hours are generally 8:30 a.m. and 4:30pm. Monday – Friday, some additional evenings and weekends, as needed.

A limited number of on-campus housing subsidies are available for positions in Special Programs for Skidmore Students based on financial need. For information on how to apply for a housing subsidy visit

Minimum Qualifications

Customer service experience required. Interest and/or experience in hospitality and/or event support is preferred. General knowledge of office assistance, and desire to work as part of a team is a must.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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Posting Information

Posting Date 02/20/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents