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 between February 26 and April 6, 2018!

The application period for Summer 2018 is now closed!

Applications were accepted here from February 26 through April 6, 2018. 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 for Summer 2018 is now closed. Online applications for Summer 2018 were available and accepted here starting February 26 through April 6, 2018.  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 2018 Staff Selection Process (updated 3/26/18) *

February 26 
to April 6
Applications accepted; Interviews scheduled via e-mail  
February 28
to April 13
Interviews conducted (Monday through Friday only)  
April 18
Position offers go out via e-mail  
April 20
Acceptance e-mails/letters due back to OCS  
April 24 and 25
Employment Paperwork Meetings 
(Mandatory scheduled sessions for all hired staff on one of the two days)
3rd week of May (Week of May 13; specific dates TBD) Shift Leader Training  
3rd week of May (Week of May 13; specific dates TBD) Service Desk Assistant Training  
May 20
Staff to move into OCS Housing  
May 21
All-Staff Training begins (Shift Leaders, Conference Assistants and Service Desk Assistants)  
May 27 Conference Operations begin  
August 9
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