This position is part of the CU Conference Services (CUCS) team during the spring academic term and summer months, working under the supervision of the business services manager and intern lodging program intern, as well as working with the Bear Creek Housing Operations Team, all other CUCS professional staff, student staff, clients and conference groups. The intern lodging program assistant is responsible for the day-to-day planning and implementation of the summer housing programs at Bear Creek Apartments. The successful candidate will gain experience in planning and coordinating logistics, communications, teamwork and customer service. This position is based in both the CUCS and Bear Creek offices and is integral to the leadership, support and coordination of the Bear Creek summer housing programs.

Job Duties 

  • Assist and collaborate with the intern lodging program intern on all conference and intern logistics
  • Assist with providing training, directions and support to all front desk staff regarding conference service operations and responsibilities
  • Assist in the planning and execution of summer housing logistics for the summer conference housing, including attending planning meetings, managing housing assignments, coordinating check-ins/check-outs and serving as an on-site contact for needs/changes through guests' stay
  • Interact and effectively communicate with clients, staff and interns
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and actively report on assigned responsibilities
  • Serve in an on-call capacity as a resource for interns and campus partners
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • 5-10 hours per week during the academic year (based on availability) and up to 3-40 hours per week in the summer. Taking classes or having an additional job will not be permitted in the summer
  • A valid driver's license
  • Must be a currently enrolled University of Colorado student in good standing. To work in the summer, must be an enrolled University of Colorado student for the following 2019 fall semester
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Skills in organizing, problem-solving, multi-tasking, communications, follow-up and attention to detail
  • A demonstrated passion for, and interest in, conference and event management
  • A high level of maturity and professional conduct. Professional telephone and email demeanor
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision, handling multiple deadlines and projects
  • Enjoys working in a diverse, professional environment
  • Customer service experience


The intern lodging program assistant earns 12.00 per hour. The hours are not to exceed 50 hours in a two-week pay period during the spring semester and 80 hours over a two-week pay period during the summer months. Hours will flex from week-to-week based on conference and office needs. The schedule for this position will not allow for more than four consecutive vacation days during the summer. Time off requests are subject to manager approval and based on conference needs and staff availability. Due to the nature of the work, some early mornings, evenings and weekend shifts will be required. 

Application Procedure 

To apply to this position, please visit our student job application. First preference will be given to applications received by Feb.1, 2019. Have questions? Please contact CU Conference Services at or 303-492-5150.