Employment Opportunities

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 – Online applications for Summer 2014 will be accepted through May 1, 2014 or until all staff positions have been filled, whichever comes first.  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 once an online application has been submitted.  Thank you for your interest!

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 2014 Staff Selection Process *

New: through May 1 or until all positions have been filled Second Round of Applications accepted; Interviews scheduled  
February 17 to March 28 (extended from March 17!)
Applications accepted; Interviews scheduled  
February 24 to April 1
Interviews conducted (Monday through Friday only)  
April 7
Offer/Decline Letters go out via e-mail  
April 11
Acceptance Letters due back to OCS  
April 15 and 16
Employment Paperwork Meetings 
(Mandatory one-hour scheduled sessions for all hired staff on one of the two days)
May 13, 14, 15 and 16 Shift Leader Training  
May 15 and 16 Service Desk Assistant Training  
May 18
Staff to move into OCS Housing  
May 20 All-Staff Training begins (Shift Leaders, Conference Assistants and Service Desk Assistants)  
May 25 Conference Operations begin  
August 6
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.