Housing and Staff Services Manager - Urbana 18

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will manage the city-wide inventory of hotel room blocks. The position will also coordinate the travel, housing, meals, and service needs of InterVarsity staff working for the Urbana 18 conference. Special attention will be made to providing exceptional service and improving communication methods.


  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith
  • Shared value in the mission of Urbana – To compel this generation to give their whole lives for God’s global mission
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • Previous administrative experience preferred
  • Previous project experience preferred
  • Previous hotel and/or accounting experience desirable
  • A working knowledge of current web applications
  • A working knowledge of current Microsoft Software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Attendance at a previous Urbana conference strongly preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and manage competing priorities
  • Ability and commitment to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and files
  • Ability to develop consistent procedures for doing work
  • Attendance required at Urbana 18; other travel as needed
  • Ability to organize people, events, and details
Job Status: Full Time / Exempt / Limited Term
Job Team: Urbana Operations
VP Area: Field Ministries
Start Date: May 2, 2018
End Date of this Position: February 28, 2019

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.