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Can’t Imagine Leaving Nashville for the Summer? Don’t!

Can’t Imagine Leaving Nashville for the Summer? Don’t!
Apply online now for a 2014 Summer Conference Coordinator Position!

Who says you can’t stay here? Each May, whether you are ready or not, the residence halls close and you’re left knowing that you don’t have to go home but you can’t stay here.  Of course you can! Spend your summer at Vanderbilt making new friends and enjoying Nashville.

As a campus showcase for summer visitors, the Office of Conferences is proud to host a diverse array of groups on the Vanderbilt campus. Guests include participants from Programs for Talented Youth, Owen School of Business’ Accelerated Program, iDTech Camps, the Foundation for Teaching Economics, Xcelerate Lacrosse, Campus PRIDE and many other athletic camps and educational conferences. Conferences also accommodates summer housing for interns and researchers in our Summer Internship housing program.

In preparation for 2014, we are currently seeking highly motivated and personable individuals to continue the tradition of providing exemplary customer service to our summer guests. While these organizations visit and reside on campus each summer, we need conference coordinators to help to make our guests experience wonderful.

The Conference Coordinator position will give you the opportunity to gain leadership experience, enhance problem solving skills and serve as an essential member of a dynamic team working together to successfully host conferences and camps at Vanderbilt. The 2014 season will run from Monday, May 5, through Monday, August 4.

Our goal is to provide the highest level of customer service in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner. Our office serves as guest relations, a liaison between campus facilities and services, and local attractions. We assist with all details of camp and conference preparation, arrival, housing, meals, transportation, and meeting details. We are a One-Stop-Shop. The Conference Coordinator, or CC is an integral part of the Office of Conference staff.  CCs are responsible for the daily success of the conference program. By forecasting and responding to the needs of the visiting conference/event groups, CCs are involved in every aspect of the conference.

Conference Coordinator’s may not hold another summer job. However, the possibility of taking one summer school class or the flexibility for studying for graduate school admissions exam (GRE, GMAT, MCAT or LSAT) is an option. Please let us know of your interest at your interview. Benefits include campus housing, $7.25 per hour salary for a 40-hour week, paid training, and meals when Rand is open.

Conference Coordinator applications and job descriptions are now available online at https://vanderbilt.erezlife.com – create an account and click on the Conference Coordinator option. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 10. If you have any questions please contact Linda Welch at 615.322.0693 or by email atlinda.welch@vanderbilt.edu.