Conference Planning and Operations
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The Assistant Director for Residence Life & Dining Services directs the overall operation of the Summer Conference Housing program. The Assistant Director for Residence Life & Dining Services is responsible for selecting, training, and supervising all full-time and student staff as well as organizing systems to address the many housing needs of our guests. Additionally, the Assistant Director for Residence Life & Dining Services oversees efforts to properly manage the maintenance and cleanliness of the residence halls.


Conference Managers are live-in staff members employed by the Department of Residence Life and Dining Services. Their primary responsibilities are supervising the Conference Assistant staff, maintaining contact with group leaders, and handling the administrative details of the residence halls. They serve as resource persons, organize and oversee staff scheduling, and insure the safety, security, and cleanliness of each residence hall. One Conference Manager is also on duty each night.


Conference Assistants are The University of Memphis students selected as live-in staff in the residence halls used for Summer Conference Housing. Their primary responsibilities include staffing each front desk, checking guests in and out, familiarizing guests with university policies and procedures, and serving as resource persons. They are the front line staff of the Conference Housing operation. There is at least one Conference Assistant on duty every night in each hall in addition to the Conference Assistant available at the front desk.</>

Rates / Locations

Richardson Towers
Carpenter Complex
Living Learning Complex
Rawls Hall
Smith Hall
South Hall

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