Assistant Manager of Business & Hospitality Services

General Job Description:

The Assistant Manager of Business & Hospitality Services is responsible for executing administrative services associated with hospitality and event management. Foremost among the responsibilities for this position are operating the school’s conference center and supporting certain vendor relationships and communications functions.

Essential Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Field customer inquiries regarding overnight and event bookings
  • Support and make customer and event bookings
  • Prepare customer check-in packets
  • Support customer check-out
  • Manage housekeeping and linen services
  • Perform customer invoicing and collections
  • Support customer account maintenance
  • Own marketing & hospitality vendor relationships
  • Staff school-wide media and audio-visual services including website, new media and on site technology

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience as an administrative assistant.
  • 2 years performing meeting and events planning tasks.
  • Experience working in a hotel, hospitality, or event/conference coordination.
  • Experience implementing a new software system and adapting business processes.
  • Experience using Facebook and Twitter.
  • Familiarity with the Episcopal Church and with academic environments is an asset.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities under conditions requiring speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when appropriate and be a ‘self-starter’.
  • Detail-oriented, organized and flexible.
  • Superb verbal communication skills and good written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with interruptions and a great deal of client contact, which may require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • A strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word) and an ability to learn new software (e.g., reservation software).

Application Process

Please submit a letter of application addressing specifically the qualifications of this position, resume and contact information for three references to:


Applications received by October 21, 2013 will receive first consideration. Position is open until filled.

 Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) is one of eleven accredited Episcopal seminaries in the United States and is the only independent Episcopal seminary west of the Rocky Mountains. CDSP was one of the founders of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU), established in 1962, and is now one of nine member schools and eight affiliated centers in this ecumenical consortium.

 The CDSP Easton Hall Conference Center is the only urban retreat and conference center in the San Francisco Bay Area, and provides the perfect space for organizations that wish to combine a focused workshop, seminar, or retreat with the cultural and natural attractions in the area surrounding the city of San Francisco.

 Compensation Package: Includes medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, employer contribution to 403(b) retirement account, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, an extraordinary & committed team of colleagues, and a beautiful campus.

 CDSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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