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What is a Conference Assistant??? Conference Assistants (CAs) are on-site liaisons between the Capstone Conference Center and conference participants.

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1 What is a Conference Assistant??? Conference Assistants (CAs) are on-site liaisons between the Capstone Conference Center and conference participants. They serve as the initial point of contact for any person entering the residence halls. Each Conference Assistant reports directly to his/her assigned Conference Intern, and performs a variety of duties that assist the summer conference program. They are responsible for servicing the need of the conference groups and participants.

2 What is a Conference Assistant??? They are expected to create a friendly and helpful atmosphere by greeting and receiving conference guests and other visitors. These live- in, summer positions will challenge CAs abilities, and allow development of valuable skills in communication and organization. Although weekly schedules will vary, Conference Assistants will work approximately 40 hours per week, including 8 hours of front desk work; and are permitted to enroll in one summer course with prior approval from the Conference Coordinator.

3 Job Expectations Job Expectations CAs are expected to live in the residence halls during the duration of the CA position CAs must move in and move out of the residence halls on the designated dates: ◦ May 20: Move in ◦ July 31: Move out Although weekly schedules will vary, Conference Assistants will work approximately 40 hours per week, including 8 hours of front desk work

4 CA’s are permitted to enroll in one summer course per summer session with prior approval from the Conference Coordinator. The only expectation is that CAs can not take a class during Maymester because it conflicts with training First-year CAs may not hold an outside job. CAs must attend the mandatory training sessions: ◦ April 7: Spring Training (7pm in Capstone Campus Room) ◦ May 21– May 27: Summer Training Job Expectations Job Expectations

5 Here’s how you will benefit by working as a Conference Assistant: ◦ Enhance interpersonal skills ◦ Improve organizational and problem solving skills ◦ Work in an energetic, supportive, and fast-paced environment ◦ The opportunity to build your networking system ◦ Establish customer service skills ◦ Housing at a discounted rate and a weekly stipend Benefits of the CA position

6 Anyone interested in applying to be a Conference Assistant (CA), should visit the Housing page online under the “Join Our Staff” tab and fill out the CA Application. This applies to new and returning applicants. Applicants are required to have two references submit a form which will be sent to the reference through . They are also required to submit a resume. CA Application Process

7 Complete Applications are due January 28, 2011 Completed Applications include: ◦ Completed online application ◦ Resume sent via (instructions for this will be received once your application has been received) ◦ 2 Complete Reference Forms CA Application Process

8 CA candidates chosen to move forward in the selection process will be contacted by January 31 to schedule a first-round interview. First round interviews will be held in the Capstone Campus Room on: ◦ Wednesday, February 2 from 9am – 12pm ◦ Thursday, February 3 from 4pm – 7pm ◦ Sunday, February 6 from 3pm – 6pm Please arrive early. DO NOT BE LATE. Come to the Capstone Campus Room Consider this a formal interview, and you should dress in appropriate interview attire CA Application Process

9 CA candidates chosen to move forward to the second round of interviews will be contacted on Monday, February 7 to schedule an individual interview with the selection committee. Individual interviews will occur between February 7 and February 21. Please arrive early. DO NOT BE LATE. Consider this a formal interview, and you should dress in appropriate interview attire CA Application Process

10 Important Dates January 28: All application materials must be submitted January 31: Candidates selected for First Round Interviews will be contacted February 2 from 9am – 12pm: First Round Interviews February 3 from 4pm – 7pm : First Round Interviews February 6 from 3pm – 6pm : First Round Interviews February 7: Candidates selected for Second Round Individual Interviews will be contacted February 7 through February 21: Second Round Interviews conducted

11 Important Dates February 23: First Round Offers March 1: Second Round Offers April 7: CA Spring Training (7pm in Capstone Campus Room) May 20: CA Move-in date May 21 – May 27: Summer Training July 31: CA Move-out date


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