Room Attendant Housekeeping

  • Full Time
  • Ithaca

Website Statler Hotel

An Iconic Ithaca, NY Hotel in the Heart of the Cornell Campus

The Statler Hotel at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration is delighted to announce a career opportunity for a Room Attendant to work in the hotel’s Housekeeping Department.

The Statler Hotel is the showcase for Cornell University’s world-renowned School of Hotel Administration, and, for many visitors, the gateway to the university. Located at the center of Cornell’s beautiful campus overlooking Cayuga Lake and the city of Ithaca –in the heart of the scenic Finger Lakes region of New York State—the hotel has earned the dual distinction as the area’s only AAA Four Diamond Award-winning property and the Ivy League’s only “teaching hotel.” The hotel, with 153 rooms, is a full service property with a conference center, three restaurants and over 16,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities.

Rewards & Benefits:

Starting wage of $17.12 per hour!

You will work with an impressive team of hospitality professionals, passionately engaged in our mission delivering world class service to our guests while helping to develop the future leaders of the hospitality industry!

Cornell University provides a wide array of great benefits, including: health care options to choose from, a 403b retirement plan using multiple investment options, a range of impressive educational benefits, generous leave provisions, 2-4 weeks vacation, 12 holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year’s Day).

Working in a university setting gives you access to our athletic facilities and a plethora of wellness programs, NCAA sporting events, music, art and theater, lectures and other presentations and events.

Cornell University has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, well-being, sustainability and diversity initiatives.

What You Will Do:

As a member of the Statler Hotel’s Housekeeping Team, you will provide a warm welcome and deliver a world class level of service to our guests during their stay.

Among your duties, you will thoroughly clean guest rooms according to hotel standards, check and report on guest room maintenance issues, maintain linen closets and carts, report/handle guest items left behind, help maintain guest privacy and security and perform other duties as assigned including fill-in roles in the department and elsewhere in the hotel.

You will assist us with our hotel’s teaching mission by providing training and coaching to students participating in classes and student employees.

What We Are Looking For In A Housekeeping Team Member:

We are seeking candidates who have the right combination of education and experience working in hospitality operations.

A Statler Housekeeping Team Member should be a highly motivated, dynamic individual with a professional demeanor and superior customer service skills, indicative of a AAA rated Four Diamond hotel.

The physical demands for this position require the individual to be flexible and in good physical condition, with the ability to lift mattresses and other heavy items, to be on your feet for long periods of time, and to be able to grasp, bend, stoop, and push or pull heavy loads.

With a business volume that frequently changes throughout the year, the candidate must be able to meet a flexible work schedule, that may include evenings, weekends and holidays.

To Apply:

Visit to apply on-line to position number WDR-00018588

Please include cover letter, resume and list of references along with application.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information contact:

Rick Kuhar, Director of Human Resources

Statler Hotel

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

G23 Statler Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: 607.255.9289

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