Institutional Services Assistant
Proposed Salary Range
Type of Employment: Staff
Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)
The Institutional Services Assistant is responsible for general cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, class rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, resident halls, dining areas, building common areas, and other areas as required. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Duties & Responsibilities:
This posting is open for continued recruitment of individuals seeking employment for the position of Institutional Services Assistant. This pool position allows applicants to be considered for every Institutional Services Assistant position that becomes available. These positions are available in Facilities Management, Residence Life, Arkansas Biosciences Institute and the Student Union.
The Institutional Services Assistant removes trash from waste baskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, operates trash compactors, wipes furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces, and cleans walls, windows, window sills, stairways, and entry ways, as needed.
This position also sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums floors daily, and shampoos carpets, cleans baseboards, dusts and/or wipes clean furniture, desk tops, table tops, cabinets, and other surfaces, such as ceiling fans, black/white boards, appliances, and fixtures, and strips, waxes, and buffs floors, as needed or scheduled.
In addition, the Institutional Services Assistant cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks restrooms with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels, cleans areas requiring special cleaning methods, by using specific cleansers, sterilizing equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes, and assists in set-up of events and cleaning after events.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques and cleaning equipment operation and maintenance.
Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work, use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture, use housekeeping cleaning supplies and equipment, work independently without close supervision, follow oral and/or written instructions. perform multiple tasks and to prioritize assignments, perform repetitive manual work.
Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Shifts vary based on open position.
Must have valid driver's license.
The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma.
Other job related Education and/or Experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval or the qualifications review committee.
Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).
EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.