Summer Custodial Support
Summer Custodial Support
St. Edward's University
Summer Custodial Support
St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Summer Custodial Support. These seasonal, non-benefits eligible positions are expected to begin on May 12, 2021, and last less than 120 days. Successful candidates will clean and care for university buildings and premises as well as move equipment, furniture, and set up for classes or special events.
Essential Responsibilities Include:
- Cleaning of university buildings to include emptying waste containers, cleaning restroom facilities, dusting furniture, walls and ducts, light fixtures, vents, mopping floors, stripping and waxing floors, vacuuming and extracting carpets, dusting and washing windows.
- Complete special housekeeping projects, moving furniture, linens, and support special event preparation.
- Promptly identify and report minor maintenance problems to supervision.
- Re-supply custodial closets and restrooms regularly.
- Perform other related duties as required.
For consideration, a High school diploma or its equivalent required. At least one year of experience in custodial services at the University is required. Must demonstrate the ability to speak English at a level necessary to communicate with co-workers, staff, faculty, and students. Must demonstrate the ability to read English at a level necessary to understand safety information contained on MSDS, and cleaning methods used in the normal course and scope of the job. Related experience plus the ability to operate the floor machines required. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb stairs and ladders to 20 feet and work off a platform lift or scaffold. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements (i.e. emergency cell phone use only) Provide verifiable local references. Must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. For full consideration, please submit all application materials:
- A current resume or CV;
- A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
- A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
- The contact information for three professional references
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW
We are not offering sponsorship at this time.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Reference #: J202086
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
About Austin, Texas
Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.
For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau webpage.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.
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