Employment Opportunities

Summer Student Employment with the Office of Conference Services at Villanova University

1. Watch the video above to see and hear what summer student jobs with Villanova University's Office of Conference Services are all about.

2. Read through the information below and review our three job descriptions to see which position(s) might match your skills and interests.

3. Submit an application by March 31!


The application period is now CLOSED. Applications for Summer 2016 were accepted here, from March 9 through March 31, 2016. Summer positions are open to Villanova students as well as students from other colleges and universities. Thank you for your interest!

Employment Opportunties for Summer Student Staff

Conference Services employs a temporary staff from mid-May to early August. The summer staff will work in reservations and operations functions for conference, camp and guest groups using Villanova’s meeting, dining, housing, catering, and recreation facilities.

  • Staff Selection Timeline - View the hiring and employment timeline below.  It lists the dates for recruiting, training, and the operations schedule and will allow you to see if our season fits your schedule prior to applying for a position.
  • Apply Online – The application period is now CLOSED. Online applications for Summer 2016 were available and accepted here starting March 9 through March 31, 2016.  Resumes cannot be attached to the online application.  Resumes are optional and can be e-mailed directly to Sue Scollon at susan.scollon@villanova.edu after an online application has been submitted.  Thank you for your interest in joining our summer team!

Strong hospitality skills, a solid work ethic and a valid USA driver’s license are required.  All offers of employment are based upon successful completion of background screening checks.

Timeline for 2016 Staff Selection Process *

March 9 to March 31
Applications accepted; Interviews scheduled  
March 14 to April 11
Interviews conducted (Monday through Friday only)  
April 14
Offer Letters go out via e-mail  
April 18
Acceptance Letters due back to OCS  
April 20, 21 and 22
Employment Paperwork Meetings 
(Mandatory scheduled sessions for all hired staff on one of the three days)
Third week of May Shift Leader Training  
Third week of May Service Desk Assistant Training  
May 22
Staff to move into OCS Housing  
May 23
All-Staff Training begins (Shift Leaders, Conference Assistants and Service Desk Assistants)  
May 29 Conference Operations begin  
August 10
Last Day of Employment with OCS
Final move-out day for staff

* Dates subject to change.  Any changes and updates will be posted on this website.


For more information about our summer student staff positions and the application and hiring process, please contact:

Sue Scollon
Conference Services Manager
Office of Conference Services
Villanova University
Galberry Hall, 3rd Floor
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-7895
E-mail: susan.scollon@villanova.edu