Lead Custodian

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Denton
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Lead Custodian

Department:

UNT-Coliseum/Gateway Center-163601

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Department Summary:

University Centers and Events (UCE), provides quality programs, services, and facilities that enhance the educational experience and create a community for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests. We assist students to become good citizens of a global community prepared to function successfully in a diverse world.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for cleaning and sanitation work within the Coliseum and/or Gateway Center. This position also performs various physically demanding semi-skilled manual tasks necessary to prepare for public events, such as erecting stages, tables, chairs and operation of audio/visual equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of general working experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep records and complete forms accurately.
• Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring).
• Sufficient knowledge of proper use of equipment.
• Physical ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, operating equipment, and lifting of materials and equipment.
• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: * Ability to climb stairs and lift 75 pounds in order to move/set-up tables, chairs and equipment. * Ability to work overtime, based on event needs.

Work Schedule:

M-F 1pm-10pm; flex scheduling for events

Driving University Vehicle:

Yes

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Lead Custodian

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate

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Demonstrates knowledge in the operation of audio/visual technical equipment, lighting systems, and basic office computer software.

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Cleans assigned areas and handles recycling in accordance with established standards,
methods, and practices. Ensures usage instructions/dilution ratio of cleaning chemicals
and other custodial products are followed. Exhibits conservation, efficiency, and
responsibility in the use of university resources.

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Manages time efficiently in performance of duties and completes assigned work
responsibilities with a minimum of supervision. Collaborates to assist others or to assume
additional responsibilities as needed.

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Installs and removes equipment for events, including the basketball floor, basketball goals, and scorers tables, as well as lighting systems, audio/visual technical equipment, staging, stairs, tables, chairs, and related items,
working in coordination with other departments.

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Is consistently at work on time. Gives appropriate advance notice when absence or delay is unavoidable. Plans leave/vacation time cooperatively with supervisor to assure continued service of area. Has ability to work a flex schedule to assist with the operation of special events on evenings and weekends.

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Serves as liaison with customers and the university community, ensuring that customer
needs are met through operation of facilities for public events, delivering a positive customer service experience.

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Works in harmony and fosters positive relations with others by practicing cooperation and understanding, initiating and/or engaging in team efforts, and establishing and maintaining open communication where active listening is practiced.

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Completes all work using safe work habits and methods to prevent injuries, using equipment properly and in the manner required or directed, keeping all equipment in good working order and following storage procedures, and reporting any unsafe acts
or conditions to your supervisor immediately.

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Support, enforce, comply with and stay current about University and Coliseum/Gateway policies, procedures, mission statement, and
commitment to service.

Posting Number:

S1619P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/42740

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Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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