Institutional Services Assistant (Newport Campus)

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Institutional Services Assistant (Newport Campus)Arkansas State University-Newport

The Institutional Services Assistant is responsible for cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, class rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, dining areas, building common areas, and other areas as required. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively with others while promoting a positive organizational culture by embodying the institutional values of community, diversity, innovation, integrity, student-centeredness and trust. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *Removes trash from waste baskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, and operates trash compactors.*Wipes furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces.*Cleans walls, windows, window sills, stairways, and entry ways, as needed.*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.*Strips, waxes, and buffs floors, as needed or scheduled. 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.*Assists in set-up of events and cleaning after events.*Performs other duties as assigned. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIESAdditional duties and responsibilities may arise based upon the needs of the college QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Previous work related experience and a knowledge of custodial equipment and chemicals is desired. KNOWLEDGEKnowledge of basic cleaning techniques. Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance. ENGLISH LANGUAGEKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. ACTIVE LISTENING Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.  CRITICAL THINKING Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.  ORAL COMPREHENSIONAbility to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. PROBLEM SENSITIVITY Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE Ability and skills to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. REPAIRING Ability and skills to do minor repairs to applicable machines or systems using the needed tools. TROUBLESHOOTING Ability to determine causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. COORDINATION Ability to adjust actions in relation to others' actions. JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. MONITORING Ability to monitoring/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. OPERATION AND CONTROL Skills and ability to control operations of equipment or systems. CONTROL PRECISION Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. MANUAL DEXTERITY Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. ARM/HAND STEADINESS Ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. COORDINATION Ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. NEAR VISION Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). STATIC STRENGTH Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 50 pounds. TRUNK STRENGTH Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. FINGER DEXTERITYAbility to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. PUBLIC CONTACTRegular contact with the public, current and future students as well as alumni.  EMPLOYEE CONTACT Regular contact with other college employees at all levels within the organization. REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSValid Arkansas Driver’s License  PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS None TOOLS & EQUIPMENTHand ToolsFloor PolishersLaddersVacuum Cleaners PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESThe following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; frequently required to stand; frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSSome equipment may be hazardous and some assignments are not climate controlled. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with periods of high noise exposure resulting from the operation of power equipment.




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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time