Institutional Services Assistant

Job description


Proposed Salary Range

Closing: 1/1/18

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:

Remove trash from waste baskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, and operate trash compactors.

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

Clean walls, windows, window sills, stairways, and entry ways, as needed.

Sweep, mop, and buff floors, vacuum floors daily, shampoo carpets, and clean baseboards, clean furniture, desk tops, table tops, cabinets, and other surfaces, such as ceiling fans, black/white boards, appliances, and fixtures.

Strip, wax, and buff floors, as needed or scheduled.

Clean bathroom fixtures and stock restrooms with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels, as well as areas requiring special cleaning methods, by using specific cleansers, sterilizing equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes.

Assist in set-up of events and cleaning after events.

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, and perform repetitive manual work.

Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

General Days/Hours:

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Availability to work after hours, weekends, or holidays as requested


This position is considered Essential Personnel in Facilities Management and Candidate must possess a valid Drivers License.

Employees will wear daily, the assigned uniform as designated in the Uniform Policy. Exceptions will be in writing for approval by the AVC.

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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