RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Summer Conference Staff – 2022

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: March 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm



Term – May 2022 – August 2022

Number of Positions – TBD

Remuneration – $13.35/hour

Job Description attached.

Applications must be received by the Director, Housing and Ancillary Services no later than 4 p.m. Friday, 11 March 2022

Director, Housing and Ancillary Services


Applicants are required to supply one letter of recommendation from a person in a position to assess the applicant’s suitability for the job (not a fellow student or coach). Letters of recommendation should be forwarded directly to Doug Connors, Director, Housing and Ancillary Services. Letters of recommendation may be forwarded by:

Internal mail: Harriss Hall Residence; or

Mailed to: Harriss Hall, 136 University Blvd, Sydney, NS B1M 1A2; or Emailed to:

Applicants are requested to submit an articulate statement (approximately one typewritten page) of what it is, in particular, that makes her/him a good candidate for the job. Do not hesitate to mention any other personal information that is relevant in illustrating potential effectiveness as a Summer Conference Staff member. The ability to follow instruction is a must. This statement, the letter of recommendation and the resume are the basis for determining which applicants will be interviewed.


· Resume

· Letter of Recommendation

· One page (approx) letter of suitability

· An email address and student ID#


POSITION: Summer Conference Staff – 2022

DEPARTMENT: Housing and Ancillary Services

REPORTING TO: Director, Housing and Ancillary Services


Summer Conference staff members are responsible for all areas involved in running a summer conference service.


There are many duties associated with the summer conference positions. These include:

– providing appropriate level of discipline in Residence with the guests so that the rights and needs of all students/guests are respected;

– handling cash and other duties related to financial transactions;

– working the front desk and associated duties, e.g. greeting guests, signing in guests, assigning guests to rooms;

– preparing rooms, e.g. making beds, general cleaning, gathering dirty linens, and replacing dirty linens with clean linens;

– working closely with the Residence Life Coordinator;

– working numerous days, evenings, late nights and weekends.

– responsible for being friendly to all guests, being to work on time and for working in an efficient manner.

– other related duties as required.

– some lifting and moving of materials greater than 15kg.


– Academic proficiency

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office

– Proficiency handling cash and using a cash register

– Experience working in the field of tourism or hospitality is preferable.

– Evidence of ability to relate well with peers and an acceptable level of maturity.

– Personal awareness of the skills and attributes required for the position.

– Must be able to work shift work.


– Summer Conference Staff will not be permitted to accept other on-campus employment without the written approval of the Director, Housing and Ancillary Services

– Summer Conference staff members are required to have a cell phone.

– Students must be a student in good standing at CBU.

– Previous experience living on-campus is considered an asset.