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UWO EAA/AirVenture-Guest Reservationist/Guest Receptionist

Apply now Job no: 501162
Work type: Part-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Temporary Employment, Open Application Pool

The EAA staff at the Gruenhagen Conference Center is currently accepting applications for workers during the Oshkosh AirVenture convention held July 16th – Jul 30th. We have openings for Desk Receptionists and Guest Reservationists.  

Job Description: Provide exemplary customer service to make for an outstanding UW Oshkosh AirVenture lodging experience for the guest. 
Job roles will be in the form of Desk Receptionist or Guest Reservationist. Hired staff team members will be assigned to one of the roles based on interest and experience. 
Desk Receptionists check guests in and out of assigned rooms, maintain hall rosters and linen information, key inventory and control, answer the telephone, give directions and provide information about the university and city. 
Guest Reservationists modify existing reservations, answer the telephone and generally assist the guests with the registration process. 
Staff team members should enjoy directly working with people and enjoy helping make the guest lodging experience outstanding. Team members should be detail-oriented, be able to use effective communication, effective computer skills, and work well under pressure. Prior front desk and/or cash handling experience are a plus.

Compensation: $11.00 per hour; plus time and half for any hours over 40 in a given time period 

Hours: Desk Receptionists: Various shifts to cover 24 hours a day.  Guest Reservationists: Various shifts to cover 24 hours a day 
Team members will work approximately 5-12 days between July 16th and July 30th based on their responsibilities and their building open and close dates. 

If needed, lodging can be provided for employees between July 16 and July 30th at no cost.

That lodging will be provided in Gruenhagen Conference Center, the central headquarters for EAA AirVenture On Campus Lodging.

About UW Oshkosh Gruenhagen Conference Center Headquarters

Address: 208 Osceola Street, Oshkosh, WI, United States


The Gruenhagen Conference Center, located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, is a full-service, year-round conference center with full-time conference planners. We cater to groups of all ages and sizes offering many economical conference services.

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