Summer Receptionist (fixed term, 2024)

 The Glasgow School of Art is seeking to recruit 3 temporary Summer Receptionists for their Halls of Residence, which continues to operate over the busy summer months in Glasgow as a Summer Hostel.  


This role is essential to the peak operating season for GSA Halls which runs from April to October. The Summer Hostel experiences rapid turnover through the summer, including mass departures and arrivals at the start and end of session/summer seasons.  


This is a busy role and the post-holder will be over-seeing the daily running of the reception, which will involve:


  • Checking guests in and out;
  • Maintaining good customer experience for our guests;
  • Assisting with the preparation of accommodation for our busy guest and student markets;
  • Supporting the accommodation team with their role in managing GSA Halls.  


The reception area requires cover between 8.00am – 6.00pm, over 7 days.  The working hours of the Summer Receptionists are likely to include afternoons, evenings and weekends. 


Occasional overtime may be available and a flexible approach to working is essential.  


The hours that are available are as follows:   

  • Roles 1 & 2 - 14 hours per week over 2 days, on a weekly rota basis
  • Role 3 – 21 hours per week over 3 days, on a weekly rota basis    

The start date for this role will be Monday 29th April 2024.


Download: job description.


Closing date for submission of completed applications:  23:59pm, Sunday 10th March 2024.


Interview date for short listed candidates is: Tuesday 19th March 2024. 


For full details and to apply online, please visit:


Contact for enquiries: Fiona Sloan (Student Residence Manager), 0141 566 1414


If you don’t currently have the right to work and live in the UK, we are able to offer sponsorship for Skilled Work Visas subject to UK Visa’s and Immigration (UKVI) requirements if the role meets the Home Office eligibility requirements. Details can be found on the Home Office website -  


The Glasgow School of Art is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in work and study. We strive to create and maintain an inclusive environment where all students and employees feel safe, understood and valued. Applications are welcomed from candidates regardless of age, disability, sex, ethnic or religious background, gender identity or sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, maternity, caring responsibilities or care experience.  


We recognise we do not have the diversity of staff that we want and we particularly welcome and encourage applications from candidates who identify as being from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at The Glasgow School of Art.  


To view our full Equality statement, please click here.   


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Summer Receptionist (fixed term, 2024)