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Building Environmental Tech

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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All Candidates

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Permanent - Full-time

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Classification Title:

Building Environmental Technician - Journey

Working Title:

Building Environmental Tech

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FLSA Status:

Non Exempt


Student Affairs


Student Union Activities & Rec(Adm)

Work Unit:

Student Union

Work Schedule:

3rd shift – 11:00pm – 7:00am
Friday – Tuesday

Primary Purpose of Position:

Building Services staff are responsible for all the custom room set ups of the conference rooms within their assigned building. The room set ups include setting up tables, chairs, podiums, display boards, stages, flip charts and easels. This position ensures that rooms are set up properly for all events and performs housekeeping services throughout the building.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

University Preferred Qualifications:

Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, one year of experience demonstrating the ability to follow instructions in operating specialized floor-cleaning or other cleaning equipment and in performing medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Job Duties:

* Responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of the Student Union building during his/her assigned shift.
* Cleans and maintains all assigned interior and designated exterior building areas, performing cleaning-related tasks including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, disinfecting, vacuuming, replenishing supplies & products, glass cleaning, carpet and upholstery cleaning, wall washing, and dusting.
* Reports to the 3rd Shift Supervisor, who will coordinate the daily schedules and any special assignments.
* Utilizes and properly maintains cleaning equipment, based on standard operating procedures, to departmental specifications.
* Serves as an essential employee during holidays, emergencies or inclement weather.
* Checks 25Live scheduling software regularly to determine scheduled events/meetings in the Student Union, and adjusts schedule accordingly.
* Cleans all assignments according to the interior and exterior Standard Operating Procedures established by department.
* Maintains proper use of chemicals according to the manufacturer’s guidelines and supervisor’s instructions.

Other Work Responsibilities:

* Installs routine products and equipment per instructions.
* Assists in equipment maintenance.
* Determines the proper use of maintenance products and processes in assigned tasks, and follows instructions on labels.
* Works together with other team members to accomplish departmental goals and objectives.
* Interacts with Student Union clients, including students, guests, staff, faculty, and administrators, in a friendly, open, honest, and accepting manner.
* Understands the needs of a variety of clients, responding to customer requests in a timely manner.
* Recognizes, addresses and resolves potential problems in service, and resolves customer complaints without incident.
* Treats customers courteously and with respect at all times.
* Acquires necessary knowledge for higher performance through academic, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.
* Exhibits a confident and positive attitude at all times.
* Understands the needs of a variety of clients, responding to customer requests in a timely manner.
* Proactively identifies and anticipates customer needs.
* Identifies and refers non-standard problems to Supervisor.
*Task Requested by Supervisor.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

* Prior experience in higher education facilities; previous experience in a Student Union highly preferred.
* 2-4 years experience in the housekeeping, floor care, or related field.
* Must have experience operating various housekeeping equipment.
* Working knowledge of computers and word processing software.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Team-oriented approach, a positive attitude, and the ability to work together as part of a team.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications:

Where applicable, must be eligible for required certification.

Work Location:

Student Union

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About Us

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. It leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. 

Located in the state’s largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System.  A large public university with a small college feel, UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus is the home away from home for more than 29,000 students.  The University offers internationally competitive research and creative activity opportunities and exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs coupled with a focused set of community engagement initiatives that enrich the region’s quality of life.

In fulfilling our mission, we envision a University that promises:

  • An accessible and affordable quality education that equips students with intellectual and professional skills, ethical principles, and an international perspective.
  • A strong foundation in liberal arts and opportunities for experiential education to enhance students’ personal and professional growth.
  • A robust intellectual environment that values social and cultural diversity, free expression, collegiality, integrity, and mutual respect.
  • A safe, diverse, team-oriented, ethically responsible, and respectful workplace environment that develops the professional capacities of our faculty and staff.

To achieve a leadership position in higher education, we will:

  • Rigorously assess our progress toward our institutional, academic, and administrative plans using benchmarks appropriate to the goals articulated by our programs and in our plans.
  • Serve as faithful stewards of the public and private resources entrusted to us and provide effective and efficient administrative services that exceed the expectations of our diverse constituencies.
  • Create meaningful collaborations among university, business, and community leaders to address issues and opportunities of the region.
  • Develop an infrastructure that makes learning accessible to those on campus and in our community and supports the scholarly activities of the faculty.
  • Pursue opportunities to enhance personal wellness through artistic, athletic, or recreational activities.
  • Operate an attractive, environmentally responsible and sustainable campus integrated with the retail and residential neighborhoods that surround us.

Dual Career

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is committed to the recruitment and retention of highly qualified and productive faculty, administrators, and other professional staff members. We recognize that career decisions are influenced by family considerations.  For up to one year from the date of an employee’s relocation to Charlotte, the University will assist the employee’s  spouse or domestic partner with efforts to find employment within the University and/or within the surrounding area.

Diversity at UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte is committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion throughout the campus. Our campus community is comprised of people who represent the wide breadth of gender identities, sexualities, races and ethnicities, faith traditions, nationalities, and other social groups and backgrounds.  All of these identities and experiences enrich the University as a whole.  UNC Charlotte strives to celebrate and leverage the benefits of this diversity, and to sustain an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

To learn more about plans, programs, resources and news and events relating to diversity and inclusion at UNC Charlotte please use the following link:

To access the full text of the UNC Charlotte Plan for Campus Diversity, Access and Inclusion please use the following link:

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Overview of the UNC Charlotte Plan for Campus Diversity, Access and Inclusion.

The goal of quality education for all at UNC Charlotte is the foundation for our Diversity Plan.  At its fullest potential, higher education allows students to interact with people from different backgrounds and to engage a range of ideas and perspectives.  This educational experience cultivates the skills that graduates will need to function adeptly in a global society.  

As North Carolina and the Charlotte region undergo rapid population growth and demographic change, UNC Charlotte must respond to the needs of a more diverse student population. It is imperative that the University prepare its students to become leaders and thriving citizens in a pluralistic and multicultural society. In adopting our Diversity Plan, we affirm that:


    • We believe that a diverse faculty, staff and student body are critical in advancing teaching, scholarship, and community engagement at UNC Charlotte.
    • We are committed to enhancing opportunities for living, working and learning in a diverse environment
    • We are committed to educating our students to interact effectively and respectfully in the global community. 

      The Plan identifies components of a diverse campus community and outlines steps toward building an inclusive environment that promotes the success of all students, faculty, and staff. It is a living document that affirms our institutional values and is designed to offer guidance to University departments and units for achieving the University goals for diversity.  The seven broad objectives of the Diversity Plan are:

      1: Promote a broad understanding of goals for diversity, access, and inclusion for the University through active outreach to the campus community.

      2: Recruit and graduate a diverse student body that reflects community diversity and addresses the state’s need to increase access to higher education for historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students.

      3: Increase the recruitment of underrepresented faculty and advance their progression through the faculty ranks.

                  4: Increase the representation of staff from underrepresented groups.

      5: Ensure the presence of institutional environments and course development that enhance learning and appreciation for the full range of diversity.

      6: Develop external relationships with the community to enhance diversity on and off campus.

                  7: Ensure the Success of the Plan through Assessment, Accountability, and Recognition.


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