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Conference Assistant

Each Conference Assistant reports directly to his/her assigned Conference Coordinator and performs a variety of duties that assist the Summer Conference Program. These very intense, full-time, live-in, summer positions will challenge the abilities of those chosen and offer them valuable skills in communication and organization. Although weekly schedules will vary, Conference Assistants will work approximately 40 hours per week and are not permitted to have another employment position or be enrolled in summer school courses during the dates of employment.

Conference Services will hire 15-18 Conference Assistants.


Responsibilities for all Conference Assistants shall include but are not limited to:

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Two (2) additional CAs will be hired for our CLAIRMONT CAMPUS operation. Both Clairmont CAs will have the following responsibilities, which encompass general office tasks and each handling 1-2 conferences held at the Clairmont Campus. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

In addition, the Clairmont CAs will be responsible for one of two following areas:

CCCA A: Mail and Packages

CCCA B: Parking and Keys

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Employment Dates

Dates of employment are Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – Friday, August 4, 2017 for main campus Conference Assistants. Dates of employment are Monday, May 10 -- Tuesday August 14, 2017 for Clairmont Campus CAs.
Candidates who will not be able to stay through August 4 or 15 must include this information in their application. Otherwise, all Conference Assistants will be required to stay through August 4 (main) or August 14 (Clairmont) unless they have been granted special permission by one of the Directors.

Additionally, there will be a training session during the spring semester Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Clairmont CAs should also be available for an additional spring training (date TBD by candidates availability in April).
Each Conference Assistant will be allowed one four-day vacation period during the summer. Conference Assistants must request this time by June 8, 2017. Requests will be approved based upon the individual’s workload during the requested time period.

Conference Assistants will each have one evaluation mid-summer with their Conference Coordinator. Termination may occur at any time during the summer due to one’s performance or lack of compliance with University policy, rules and regulations.

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Please submit the following:

Returning Conference Assistants

Thank you for your interest in reapplying for the CA position! Please submit the informational application attached here. Returners will be notified of their hiring status before new employee applications are processed.

Please submit the following by Monday, March 6, 2017. Resume and references are not needed.


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Additional Information

For additional information, please contact:

Moira Sullivan
Conference Services
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: (404) 727-0427

Emory University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Returning CA Application 2017 (1)