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Temporary Summer Housing/Operations Staff

Company: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title

Temporary Summer Housing/Operations Staff

Position Number


Posting Number


State Role Title

Administrative and Office Specialist II

Position Type


Position Status

Part Time

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime


Student Life and Involvement


300069 - Conference Services

Pay Band


Pay Rate


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$14.00 per hour

Is this a JMU Only position?


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Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position?


Position Summary Information

General Information

Conference Services at James Madison University is accepting applications for Temporary Summer Housing/Operations Staff. This position assists summer groups and operational needs after regular Conference Services hours as well as works out of the Conference Services Office during the evening shift 5:30p-12m. One staffer stays in a designated dorm room during overnight on-call shifts.

These positions will work night shifts Sunday - Saturday from May 24th until July 27th, 4 to 5 days per 7-day week. On-Call shifts on campus; sleeping in a dorm room (Midnight - 8:00 a.m.)

  • Training Days: May 15th - May 24th, the shift will be 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (hours depend on summer class schedule)

  • Starting May 20th, 5:30 p.m. - Midnight Sunday - Saturday (working 4 nights out of a 7-day week)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Handle basic office operations during evening shifts

    • One person serves on-call roughly 3 nights per 2-week work schedule

    • Respond to any lockouts in dorms, maintenance, housekeeping issues, etc.

    • Assist conference & administrative coordinators with tasks while on night shift

    • Perform evening rounds in conference guest dorms



      • Exhibit multi-tasking and time-management skills

      • Possess strong customer service skills

      • Function well in a fast-paced office environment

      • Take initiative and work well with others in a team setting

      • Available to work May 15th - August 6th

        Condition(s) of Employment

        These are part-time temporary positions with no benefits.

        Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

        E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

        Posting Detail Information

        Posting Date


        Beginning Review Date


        Closing Date

        Open Until Filled


        Proposed Starting Date


        EEO Statement

        James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

        We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

        Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

        Reasonable Accommodation Request

        If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or jobs@jmu.edu. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

        Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report

        Notice of Availability - Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

        The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

        The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

        The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically http://www.jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.shtml

        You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

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        Additional Posting Information

        Please upload the following documents:

        1) A cover letter answering the following questions:
        a) What career aspirations and factors are leading you to apply to be on Nights Operations Staff?
        b) What can you bring to this position?

        The names and contact information for three references (from professors or supervisors who can describe your abilities regarding the Nights Operations role) will be requested as part of the application.

Keywords: James Madison University, Harrisonburg , Temporary Summer Housing/Operations Staff, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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