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Student Staff

Conference Services takes great pride in the quality of the staff we recruit and retain. Our summer workforce consists of professional staff members and both graduate and undergraduate students. In addition to our full-year, full-time position (Conference Coordinator), we also employ a summer Coordinator (1), Conference Managers (5), and Conference Assistants (15-17) to assist with our large summer operation.

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Conference Coordinators

Conference Coordinators interact with summer conference on-site sponsors and guests, supervise the 15-18 Conference Assistants, and handle a number of administrative tasks within the department. These highly visible, high energy, full-time, live-in employees are often recent graduates or current graduate students and report to the Director of Conference Services. Conference Coordinators attend check-ins, serve on our on-call rotation, and communicate with numerous campus partners regarding summer conference activities.

Conference Managers

Conference Services hires five to six student managers each summer, whose responsibilties involve providing logistical support of the conferences operations in various areas, including: transportation, facilities and building services, meeting services, and billing. These full-time, live-in summer positions report to the Director and Associate Director of Conference Services.

Conference Assistants

Our 15-18 Conference Assistants represent the best and brightest of the Emory undergraduate body. Each summer client is assigned one Conference Assistant in May as their dedicated, personal contact at the university. These highly-energetic, full-time summer employees perform numerous administrative tasks in preparation for each conference, including coordinating food services, meeting space arrangements, and housing assignments. Conference Assistant manage each conference’s check-in and check-out, and will also communicate regularly with the Conference Director during the conference. Additionally, Conference Assistants prepare conference bills, staff the hall concierge desks, and serve in our 24/7 on-call rotation.