Conference Services

Conference Services hosts more than 13,000 guests on campus each summer. These conferences range from academic research to sports camps to business meetings.

University Housing employs 32 undergraduate and graduate students each summer providing them with valuable, transferable skills in the areas of customer service, team dynamics and leadership development.

Become a Conference Ambassador

Job Duties

  • Serve as ambassadors for the University of Arkansas and Housing
  • Provide top-tier customer service to all conference guests and university personnel
  • Act as a Housing tour guide to prospective parents and students
  • Execute conference check-in/out procedures

Job Benefits

  • $9 per hour with the potential for overtime
  • Great customer service experience
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Free on-campus summer housing and meal plan

Employment Timeline

  • Application Close: Feb. 8 at noon
  • Group Interview Process: Feb. 10-11
    Group interviews will be scheduled for a 3-4 hour time blocks on each of the two dates. Availability for dates will be first come, first serve.
  • Inclement Weather Make-Up: During the week of Feb. 13-17
  • Individual Interviews: Feb. 20-24
  • Inclement Weather Make-Up: Extend date/times through March 3
  • Notification Date: March 10

Other Information

  • Conference Ambassadors are required to attend two half-day trainings in April.
  • 2017 dates will be April 23 from 1-6 p.m. and April 30 from 1-6 p.m.
  • Summer move-in will be from 8 a.m.-noon on May 15
  • Summer training will begin at 1 p.m. on May 15

Staff

Andrea Allan
Assistant Director,
Conference Services
aallan@uark.edu
479-575-6151

Meka Smith
Coordinator for
Conference Services
mdering@uark.edu
479-575-5232