Chancellor’s House seeking staff to create the luxury experience

Published 6:00 am Sunday, August 21, 2016

Chancellor’s House, the luxury hotel currently under construction, will be bringing over 100 new jobs to the town of Oxford.

Chancellor’s House is now actively seeking individuals to fill positions for doorman, bellman, butler, concierge, bartender, hostess, and many more. For a hotel with the tagline “setting the standard for luxurious lodging,” service is paramount. Every member of the staff will be committed to providing a flawless guest experience, maintaining that there is no request too big or too small.

According to Mike Donoghue, managing director, “We’re opening up interviews soon to add to our executive staff that already includes Henry Chaperont as the director of food and beverage, Bailey Ward as the director of sales and catering, and Weston Arnsten as the manager of guest services. The Chancellor’s House experience will be a carefully curated one, with every detail from the luxury amenities to the spa services designed to create an atmosphere of elegance and comfort.

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The boutique hotel will have 31 rooms and suites, a New York-style steakhouse, a full-service spa and pet-friendly amenities such as dog walkers and custom pet beds.

The Chancellor’s House management team is expecting the very highest quality applicants. Developer and hotelier Fred Alias has maintained a policy throughout his career, saying, “I believe in paying the best salary and demanding the best service.”

The Chancellor’s House staff will work with the very best in the world of luxury hotels, as well as have the opportunity to be a part of a new boutique hotel brand that will be unlike anything else in Mississippi.

Every facet of Chancellor’s House is devoted to setting the standard for luxurious lodging, and that commitment extends to the uniforms the staff will wear. The staff will be “dressed to the nines” in custom luxury uniforms designed by Top Hat Imagewear, ensuring that the hotel staff will be as elegant and well appointed as the hotel itself.

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves said, “I am proud to see Oxford’s hospitality market expand with the opening of a fantastic upscale venue — The Chancellor’s House.  The business-friendly environment we have created in Mississippi is encouraging capital investment in our state, like the Chancellor’s House, and adding quality jobs to our communities.”

According to Donoghue, those interested in applying for the available positions should send resumes to

For more information about the hotel, visit or call 662-234-8087.