Summer Staff Application

Summer Housing Staff

Dates of Employment: June 1-August 1, 2017

Job Description

It is the responsibility of a Summer Housing Staff member to serve as a front desk housing representative to people of various ages attending conferences and camps at Luther College. The staff person must develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with summer guests, residents, camp and conference coordinators, and related campus offices. The staff person should be an able listener, adept at problem solving and enforcing campus policies. This job includes assuming various custodial and maintenance functions in the residence halls, carrying out administrative duties, acting as a campus tour guide and relating to the general public.

In general, staff members should be outgoing, cheerful, respectful, polite, courteous, neat, dependable, helpful, efficient, resourceful, and most of all, professional.

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017.

Two references from Luther College faculty, staff, and/or recent employers are required. Please send the following link (Recommendation Form) to your references, and ask them to submit their recommendation on your behalf before the application deadline.

Note: To be eligible for application to the Summer Housing Office, please ensure you have also completed and submitted the general HR summer work application before March 3, 2017.

Please email a current resume to [email protected] and submit the following form.


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Personal Information
First Name*
Last Name*
Student ID #*
Current SPO*
Current phone number*
E-mail address*
College year completed in 2016-17 (Seniors should apply only if you are returning for another semester of classes in Fall 2017)*
Major(s) or field of study*
Do you intend to enroll in a summer school class this summer?*
List former and present extracurricular collegiate activities
List any leadership roles, offices held, or honors you have received in these activities/groups
The following questions are designed to give a general picture of you, your work habits, and ability to adjust to new and/or stressful situations or environments. Please answer each question as fully as possible.
How did you find out about this position?*
What attracted you to this position?*
What experiences or skills do you possess which would make you an asset to the Luther College Summer Housing Office?*
Have you had experience with stressful situations, which became your resonsibility? If so, please elaborate and explain how you handled it.
Are you certified to drive the Luther College vans?*
If you are not certified, would you be willing to become certified?
Summer staff members will be called upon (by conference guests and visitors) to answer questions regarding Luther, the surrounding area, the student population, etc. How easy or hard would it be for you to come up the following information: 1) it would be a snap; 5) I'd need to check the answer and get back to them
Direct a visitor to any campus building and appropriate office
Direct a visitor to a nearby hiking trail
Support Luther's Student Policies
Answer questions about the academic programs that Luther office
Explain what food services are offered and where
Name at least three area tourist attactions
Rate yourself in the following categories: (where 1 is excellent, 3 is average, and 5 needs improvement)
Commitment level
Tolerance level
Independent task completion
Goal oriented
Ability to follow directions
Basic Math
Computer skills
Phone skills
Customer Service
At what time of the day are you most alert to details, or more responsive to demands, changes, etc.?
REFERENCES — Please list two references from Luther College faculty or staff and/or recent employers.
Reference #1*
Reference #2*
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