Assistant Innkeeper @ Bostick Guest House

Posting ID : A1068521893
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Et Cetera

BOSTICK HOUSE & UNIVERSITY GUEST HOUSES is a collection of restored, historic homes adjacent to the UI campus, providing short-term housing for visiting professionals and scholars in the tradition of a small, European Inn.

For over twenty years, we have hosted Guests from more than 32 countries and become a local favorite among Writers, Visiting Scholars, Professional Business Travelers, and International Guests who appreciate a charming home environment in the Northside Marketplace neighborhood.

This unique opportunity is for an individual with a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit to assist owners with all aspects of running a small Inn.

Part-time position: Monday - Friday mornings, plus occasional weekends and afternoons as needed for Guest arrivals and events. Two year commitment preferred. Must be available summer and winter breaks.

Responsibilities include:

* Cleaning Guest Suites and helping keep buildings and gardens well-maintained
* Laundering linens and towels
* Overseeing marketing activities
* Confirming reservations (online and by phone) and processing payments
* Welcoming and assisting Guests in a friendly, professional manner

Hospitality or customer service background and excellent references required. Housekeeping experience, business background, excellent telephone (English) skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office and the University of Iowa community helpful. Physical requirements include climbing stairs, lifting baskets of laundry, and walking between buildings.

Please email a summary of your experience, interest and availability. No calls, please.

Thank you!

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