Grinnell Chamber

Guest Housing & Special Programming Coordinator

Full time
Posted: 02/22/2023
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources



The Guest Housing and Programming Coordinator is responsible for all operations of Grinnell House and long-term guest housing, supervise all full-time and call-in housekeeping and student staff that support the Grinnell House operations (both in-house and contract labor). Oversee housekeeping staff for the Presidents House. Drive programmatic vision and execution for Convocation speakers, Met Opera, and special programming, which includes all budget, marketing, contract negotiation, committee management, and execution of events. Billing and budget reconciliation for Grinnell House, Convocation, Met Opera and special programming. Serves as liaison for wedding related events and assists with keys and housing assignments for summer programs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Grinnell House and Academic Housing operations
  • Scholars’ Convocation, Met opera, special programming
  • Liaison with campus offices
  • Wedding Liaison
  • Summer Keys and Housing Assignments
  • Budget


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Three years or more of work experience
  • Champions Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Experience in a service-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize an ever-shifting workload and demands of various constituents both on and off campus and to coordinate and juggle numerous tasks simultaneously
  • Must also have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time-management skills and ability to use considerable independent judgment
  • A positive, welcoming attitude and customer service skills are critical
  • Must be proficient with word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, databases, and the World Wide Web, and willing to learn more specialized software
  • Experience with managing budgets

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Associates Degree or Bachelors degree (B. A.) preferred or combination of education and experience.

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