Employment Opportunities

Recruitment for Summer 2016 will begin in early 2016. Please check back for more information at that time. 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 2015 were available and accepted here starting March 9 through April 1, 2015.  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 2015 Staff Selection Process *

March 9 to April 1
Applications accepted; Interviews scheduled  
March 16 to April 9
Interviews conducted (Monday through Friday only)  
April 15
Offer/Decline Letters go out via e-mail  
April 17
Acceptance Letters due back to OCS  
April 21 and 22
Employment Paperwork Meetings 
(Mandatory one-hour scheduled sessions for all hired staff on one of the two days)
May 12, 13, 14 and 15 Shift Leader Training  
May 14 and 15 Service Desk Assistant Training  
May 17
Staff to move into OCS Housing  
May 19
All-Staff Training begins (Shift Leaders, Conference Assistants and Service Desk Assistants)  
May 24 Conference Operations begin  
August 5
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