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Driver/Facilities Specialist

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Kentucky State University
Location
Frankfort, KY

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TITLE:  Driver/Facilities Specialist                                                                                                            

DEPARTMENT:  Facilities                                                             

REPORTS TO:  Team Utility Manager

EFFECTIVE DATE:  TBD

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Full-time      

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt                        

                             

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF JOB:  

Under general supervision, drives a 15-person van, or its general equivalent, to transport persons for a specified KSU service activity or program.   Performs routine vehicle maintenance, and requirements, and may be required to remain on-call.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates a 15-person van or its equivalent in size and/or load capacity to transport persons to and from specified destinations, as directed.
  • Performs routine vehicle maintenance, such as checking oil, water, and tires; reports any non-routine problems or malfunctioning equipment to management.
  • Follows specified instructions, procedures, and standards for the efficient and safe operation of the vehicle, and for the care and safety of passengers.
  • Conforms to all federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial van for passenger use.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
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    OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate.
  • At least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license.
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    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:  

  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Skill in the operation of commercial passenger vans or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the greater Frankfort area and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on small commercial vehicles, and to identify vehicle problems and malfunctions.
  • Knowledge of requirements and standards related to the safe and efficient operation of light commercial vehicles.
  • Knowledge of basic first-aid and/or CPR techniques.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
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    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  This position does not have any supervisory responsibility. 

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Light physical effort.   Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
  • The work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

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    KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY 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.


     


    Organization

    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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    Telephone
    502-597-6000
    Location
    400 E Main St
    Frankfort
    Kentucky
    40601
    United States
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