Properties Technician

Job description

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Job No: 511021
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Properties Technician

Department: Wonsook Kim School of Art

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

The Properties Technician is responsible for Wonsook Kim School of Art equipment installation, maintenance, and inventory. This position is also responsible for purchasing of materials and supplies for the studios and classrooms; assists in organizing, cleaning, and maintaining studios; and helping maintain safe studio practices.

This position is subject to summer academic break layoff.

Required Qualifications

1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Any combination totaling two years (24 months) from the following categories:
(a) work experience requiring the use of hand and power tools
(b) vocational training in any area/field of study requiring the use of hand and power tools
(c) college training in any area/field of study requiring the use of hand and power tools as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
- 30 semester hours equals 12 months
- 60 semester hours equals 24 months

Amounts of the various types of experience or training less than those defined above as being equivalent to 1.0 unit should be converted to decimal equivalents and added together when computing combinations of the different types of preparation listed above.

3. Valid U.S. driver’s license

A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Desired Qualifications

1. Knowledge of safety factors necessary to the operation of tools and equipment associated with a wood shop and art studios.

2. Demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of user groups from experienced to novice so that they are trained properly.

3. Fundamental understanding of equipment associated with a wood shop installation and repair.

4. Ability to sustain a preventative maintenance schedule and two comprehensive condition reports per year for tools and machines.

5. Ability to make, track, and communicate purchases from various local and online vendors.

6. Demonstrated communications skills which positively advance interaction with peers, vendors, and user groups to create a cooperative environment.

7. Knowledge of general health and safety issues associated with the creation of projects in studio and shop settings.

8. Experience with CNC routers.

9. Demonstrated skills in the use of computers and printers. Competent use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook or similar programs and web software.

10. Ability to easily adapt to changing work assignments and effectively prioritize tasks.

11. Ability to assess, independently problem solve, and continually work to improve studios and equipment.

12. Self-motivated and takes pride in work.

Work Hours

8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. This position requires sitting, standing, walking, climbing, crouching, stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds).

2. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.

3. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus and off campus.

4. Ability to drive a truck that is used to pick up supplies on a weeklybasis.

5. Required to have visual acuity to make general observations about facilities or structures.

Proposed Starting Date

June 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

$15.43-$17.00 per hour, commensurate with experience

Required Applicant Documents

Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Transcripts - See Special Instructions to Applicants for additional options
Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you are using college or university coursework to qualify for this position, then college or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline in order to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, a copy of your DD-214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

Transcripts and/or DD-214 paperwork may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Kira Shelton
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

The final candidate for this position will be required to provide a copy of their valid U.S. driver's license. Human Resources will contact the final candidate at the appropriate time to obtain a copy of this document.

Contact Information for Applicants

Kira Shelton
Human Resources
[email protected]
(309) 438-2120

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 04/01/2021 12:20 PM CST
Application Closes: 04/14/2021 11:55 PM CST




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Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time