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Weekend Manager

Rate of pay: $10.70/hour

Work location: Iowa Memorial Union

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, and working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team.  Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.

Basic job function

Act as a representative of Iowa House Management during night and weekend hours by assuming general responsibility for the front desk operations and guest relations.


  • Perform desk clerk duties involving a thorough working knowledge of all policies and procedures.
  • Ensure smooth and efficient Iowa House operations.
  • Provide functional supervision to student desk clerks.
  • Prepare an accurate shift report to include a summary of weekend activities, any operational concerns or irregular activities.
  • Good working knowledge of door lock system and POS system and call in procedures.
  • Attend weekly meetings with Front Desk Management to obtain necessary information and direction about weekend activities.
  • Attend managers meetings as scheduled.
  • Understand billing and accounting procedures to troubleshoot problems as they arise and to assist the night auditor.
  • Working knowledge of Housekeeping Operations.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with Housekeeping managers.
  • Coordinate room status with Housekeeping staff.
  • Perform after hour Housekeeping duties.


  • 1 semester Iowa House experience.
  • Must be flexible and available to work rotating weekends and two weekday evening shifts.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills is necessary.
  • Ability to work independently is necessary.
  • Some supervisory experience or leadership experience is necessary.
  • Some bookkeeping or accounting knowledge is highly desirable.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and meet Fleet Safety requirements.

Training requirements

  • IMU Student Orientation
  • Emergency Response Training
  • Cash Handling
  • Credit Card Security
  • Security Awareness
  • Fleet Safety
  • Background check upon hire

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