Job Description

Employment Period

Summer position; 40 hours per week for approximately 11 weeks.

Responsibilities

SMU Public Relations
  • Provides positive public relations for SMU to the Conference Groups
  • Serves as a representative for SMU to the Conference Guests
  • Acts as a campus Host or Hostess to the Conference Guests
  • Aids in recruitment of prospective students
Conference Planning
  • Assists in coordinating all conference activities for each assigned group
  • Acts as daily contact person to assigned groups; serves to "personalize" SMU's services for the conference
  • Works closely with other departments of SMU and communicates with many campus personnel
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Performs work as assigned by Conference Manager
  • Sits with various Clinics to set-up and take down equipment and respond to emergency situations, etc.
Conference Follow-up
  • Sends letters of evaluation to conference guests
  • Cooperates with the bookkeepers and manager in preparing the fiscal reports for assigned conferences
  • Writes a final evaluation for each assigned conference
  • Turns in all pertinent information to the SMU Office of Conference Services

Requirements

  • College student of current Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student standing preferred.
  • Ability to assume responsibility for assigned duties and use own initiative in solving problems.
  • Typing and/or computer skills is a plus.
  • If selected, staff member is required to attend training sessions.

Experience

  • Must have knowledge of SMU and preferably knowledge of the City of Dallas.

Benefits

  • In addition to regular wages, Conference Services Staff may choose to live on campus for free and receive a partial meal plan.

Interested?

Contact Denton Bricker at jdbricker@smu.edu for more information.