Casual Staff Application

The Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University seeks hourly staff to work during the International Congress on Medieval Studies. Please complete and submit this form by April 30 to be considered for employment.

There are three principal areas of employment:

  1. Medieval Institute registration staff (working in and around Valley 3)
  2. Exhibits Hall staff (working in and around the Student Center)
  3. Classroom AV and tech support staff (working in Sangren Hall)

Please note that there is mandatory orientation for all staff on the Tuesday of Congress week at 1:30 p.m.

Medieval Institute registration staff hours

  • Wednesday, noon to midnight
  • Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to midnight
  • Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Exhibits Hall staff hours

  • Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (assistance with exhibitor setup)
  • Thursday and Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon (assistance with exhibitor teardown)

Classroom AV and tech support hours

  • Thursday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, 1 to 5:30 p.m., and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Enter your name as you would like it to appear on your staff badge for the Congress, if you are hired (e.g., Jane Doe).
Please enter a BRIEF statement describing your interest in working for the International Congress on Medieval Studies (no more than 200 words).
Enter your pronouns as you wish them to appear on your staff badge for the Congress (e.g., she/her, he/him, they/them), if you are hired. Leave this field blank if you do not want pronouns listed on your badge.
We may use this number to reach you before, during, and after the Congress.
Enter your WMU identification number. If you do not have a WIN, please enter 000000000 (9 zeros).
Are you enrolled at WMU in the Summer I term?
Will you graduate from WMU after the Spring term?
Are you employed at WMU in the Summer I term?
Is your summer employment a graduate assistantship?
How many hours per week do you work at WMU? We ask for this information to make sure you are not scheduled to work more hours than is permitted by law.
Please indicate your preferred area of employment.
What is your second choice area of employment (if you have one)?
What is your third choice area of employment (if you have one)?
When are you available to work on Wednesday, May 8? Please give specific hours. Enter N/A if you are not available.
When are you available to work on Thursday, May 9? Please give specific hours. Enter N/A if you are not available.
When are you available to work on Friday, May 10? Please give specific hours. Enter N/A if you are not available.
When are you available to work on Saturday, May 11? Please give specific hours. Enter N/A if you are not available.
When are you available to work on Sunday, May 12? Please give specific hours. Enter N/A if you are not available.
Is there anything else we should know about your interests and/or availability? For example, tell us if you have prior experience in customer service or tech support, or if you are only able to work a set number of hours during ICMS. Please also indicate if you need any accommodations for a disability (e.g., access to seating, an air conditioned workspace, limited bending or twisting, etc.).

The Medieval Institute

medieval-institute@wmich.edu

Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5432 USA