Summer Staff Application

Summer Housing Staff | Job Description

Dates of Employment: May 29—July 31, 2018

The Campus Programming Office is looking for highly motivated, creative, people-focused individuals who want to make a difference, learn by doing, and like a challenge.

Represent Luther College this summer welcoming and interacting with our conference and sports camp guests. Be a part of a small team of eight full-time, dedicated, summer conferences and camps staff members who help ensure that our guests have a great experience during their stay on campus. Learn to provide gracious hospitality and a customer experience that exceeds expectations.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication ski
  • proactive problem solver
  • critical thinking skills
  • strong time management and prioritization skills
  • self-starter
  • punctual
  • detail oriented
  • technologically savvy

Experience and Skills

  • Past leadership role with a campus club or team preferred
  • Previous experience in summer housing, residence life, or admissions a plus
  • Customer service or hospitality industry experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate professionally by phone and email
  • Mathematic and analytical skills a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel helpful
  • Familiarity with Basecamp or Slack a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License

Description of Duties

  • Assist Housing Director and Associate Director of Campus Programming with:
  • Check-in/check-out of guests
  • Communication with Facilities, Dining Services, and Security
  • Sports camp registration and housing
  • Data entry, and basic bookkeeping
  • Other duties as assigned


  1. There will be (3) eight hour shifts per day. 5-2 schedule (5 days on, 2 off)
  2. Business casual dress code (7 days per week)
  3. There will be 2-3 Orientation/Training Sessions in April/May (attendance required)
  4. Work begins May 29

 Application process

  1. Letter of application (Tell us why you would be a great candidate for a summer housing staff position, and how this summer work experience will help you in your future education/career/life plans)
  2. Completed application form (from HR)
  3. Two references that we can call (email names/phone numbers to: [email protected].  Subject line of your email must contain:  Your Name: Reference Contact Information (date you sent email)
  4. Letter of Application must be delivered to the Campus Programming Office by Monday, March 14, 2018. Questions? Contact Jeff Leschensky, M.A., Associate Director of Campus programming. Email: [email protected] Phone: x1538

Interviews begin late March.