Student Res Hall Facilities & Event Staff

Kentucky State University
Frankfort, KY

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TITLE: Student Residence Hall Facilities & Events Staff                           

DEPARTMENT: Residence Hall Facilities & Events                                                         

REPORTS TO: Director of Student Residence Hall Facilities & Events   


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time                                                         



This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF JOB: Provide timely execution of residence hall cleaning, preventative maintenance, administrative, and customer service support to the Division of Student Engagement and Campus Life. The position will contribute to the effectiveness of Kentucky State University student residential facilities through the performance of duties required for a successful student experience.



  • Acts as a model of excellence in customer service serving as the first point of contact for internal and external customers. 
  • Interact with residence hall staff and students to ensure that needs of staff and residence are met.
  • Clean toilets, showers, sinks, mirrors, windows, water fountains, door handles, light fixtures, refrigerators, furniture, trash cans, and bathroom stalls following the correct cleaning procedures and products.
  • Properly sweep and mop floors, including stairways and utility and mechanical closets.
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Dust window sills, vents, blinds, ledges and remove cobwebs.
  • Change light bulbs as needed.
  • Plunge clogged sinks and toilets.
  • Remove trash in bins and pick up trash on the grounds in the dorm area as time allows.
  • Clean washing machines and dryers (including lint filter).
  • Strip, wax, and polish floors as needed.
  • Be familiar with the rules in the student handbook.
  • Be familiar with all fire and safety rules for the residence hall and parking lots.
  • Be familiar with the location of fire extinguishers and ensure proper charging.
  • Complete the daily log, including any violations of residence hall procedures or policies.
  • Report resident hall rule violations to the residence hall staff, the Director of Student Residence Hall Facilities & Events, the Director of Residence Life, and the Vice President of Student Engagement and Campus Life.
  • Maintain neat custodial closets, place orders for needed supplies, and place dirty mops in the correct collection containers.
  • Assist with the summer dorm projects to prepare the residence hall for the fall semester, as well as other special projects throughout the year.
  • Guard the safety of any issued keys.
  • Report needed maintenance repairs and manages and participates in the installation, configuration, troubleshooting maintenance and repair of applicable technologies and associated equipment. 
  • Assist with snow and ice removal as needed.
  • Assist with set-up and removal of chairs, tables, gym floor, risers, etc. for special events as needed.
  • Attend safety meetings and follow safety procedures.
  • Be on call when required.
  • Cover university events outside of normal work schedule when required.. 
  • Develops, recommends, and implements changes that improve operations and services. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: A High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required. Enrolled as a full-time student at Kentucky State University and resident in a university-owned or managed facility.



    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY 

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities  


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and arms; climb and balance on ladders; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and be strong enough to operate industrial-type cleaning equipment.

    KENTUCKY STATE UNVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.


    Our Mission

    Kentucky State University is the state's unique, small, liberal studies institution with the lowest student-faculty ratio in the state system. The University shall serve as a residential institution with a range of traditional collegiate programs appropriate to its unique role.

    Geographic Region
    Kentucky State University's geographic region shall be state-wide for its liberal studies mission, its land grant functions, and its service to state government. In addition, Kentucky State University's primary service area for commuting students shall be for Franklin and contiguous counties.

    Institutional Admission Standards
    Kentucky State University shall admit students to the institution under selective admission standards to which exceed the minimum guidelines established by the Council on Higher Education, with only limited exceptions. Institutional policy for admitting under-prepared students, including the removal of academic deficiencies within a specified time frame. Through this approach, the University seeks to provide broad access and high-quality programs.

    Degree Levels
    Selected associate and baccalaureate degree programs shall be oriented toward liberal studies and selected career opportunities related to state government services. Kentucky State University shall offer selected master's degree programs based on demonstrated need, with priority given to a public administration curriculum to meet the needs of state government.

    Strategic Directions/Program Priorities
    The University shall focus on liberal studies programming. Drawing upon its African-American heritage, the University will promote the values and methods of interdisciplinary and multicultural education in its liberal studies offerings. All students shall participate in common curricula that explore the liberal studies. Drawing upon the multicultural strengths of the University, emphasis shall be placed on preparing minority students for careers in education and in other selected professions including business, computer science, nursing, human services, and public services. These strategic priorities translate into a core of liberal arts baccalaureate degree programs, in addition to degree programs at the associate [A], baccalaureate [B], and master's [M] levels that may include the following: education [B]; business [B]; computer science [A,B]; nursing [A]; home economics [B]; human services [B]; and public administration [B,M].

    Enhancement of Instruction
    The University shall emphasize teaching. Meeting student needs shall be paramount. The University shall focus on the needs of its students, which include, but are not limited to, full-time and part-time residential students, commuting students from its primary service area, and state governmental employees.

    Service and Research Functions
    Kentucky State University, as the 1890 land grant institution in the system, shall carry out its responsibilities under federal law and participate fully in appropriate U.S. Department of Agriculture programs, in accord with the mission of the University.

    Kentucky State University shall be the major repository for the collection of books, records, and artifacts relative to the history and status of African-American citizens of the Commonwealth and elsewhere. The University shall make such materials available for casual and scholarly study.

    Kentucky State University shall focus on meeting the applied research and service needs of state government.

    Collaborative Ventures
    The priority master's degree program offered by Kentucky State University shall be carefully articulated with related doctoral programs offered by the doctoral-granting institutions in the system. The University shall develop and employ telecommunication resources to communicate with other institutions in the fulfillment of its mission. Curriculum development shall emphasize the transfer of credits form other institutions toward degree completion.

    Kentucky State University shall promote cost effectiveness in academic programming and institutional management. Strategic planning resulting in the elimination of duplicative or non-productive programs is essential while the development of carefully selected new programs compatible with the mission is appropriate. Measures of quality and performance shall be the foundation of the University's accountability system which promotes the continuous improvement of programs and services.

    Efficiency and Effectiveness
    Kentucky State University shall promote cost effectiveness in academic programming and institutional management. Strategic planning resulting in the elimination of duplicative or non-productive programs is essential while the development of carefully selected new programs compatible with the mission is appropriate. Measures of quality and performance shall be the foundation of the University's accountability system which promotes the continuous improvement of programs and services.

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