Institutional Services Assistant

Job description

Res Life-Custodial Care

Proposed Salary Range

Closing: 7/18/17

Type of Employment: Staff

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

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:

Deep cleans all facility common spaces and residential spaces as they become available.

Wipe and sanitize furniture such as desk tops, tables, beds and other surfaces.

Clean floors by sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing or stripping and waxing in needed areas.

Sanitize public and private bathrooms in Residence Life apartments, houses, residence halls, laundries and offices.

Empty all trash receptacles in the common spaces of the residence halls.

Clean from entrances and around assigned work areas of all residential facilities.

Deliver supplies to and from all residential areas.

Clean areas requiring special cleaning methods, by use of specific cleansers.

Sterilize equipment and/or disposes of contaminated wastes.

Maintain cleaning equipment and makes minor repairs.

Notify supervisor of maintenance and repairs needed.

Perform other duties as assigned or requested


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.

General Days/Hours:

7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Availability to work after hours, weekends, or holidays as requested


Heavy periods of overtime during the summer months.

Occasional shift work is required.

Candidate must possess a valid Drivers License.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

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 (

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.





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Job No:
Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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