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Institutional Services Assistant

Employer
Arkansas State University - Newport
Location
Newport, AR

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Institutional Services Assistant

Arkansas State University-Newport

Arkansas State University-Newport invites applications for the position of Institutional Services Assistant on the Marked Tree campus. The Institutional Services Assistant is responsible for cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, class rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, dining areas, building common areas, and other areas as required. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively with others while promoting a positive organizational culture by embodying the institutional values of community, diversity, innovation, integrity, student-centeredness and trust.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Removes trash from waste baskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, and operates trash compactors.

Wipes furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces.

Cleans walls, windows, window sills, stairways, and entry ways, as needed.

Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums floors daily, and shampoos carpets, cleans baseboards, dusts and/or wipes clean furniture, desk tops, table tops, cabinets, and other surfaces, such as ceiling fans, black/white boards, appliances, and fixtures.

Strips, waxes, and buffs floors, as needed or scheduled. Cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks restrooms with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.

Cleans areas requiring special cleaning methods, by using specific cleansers, sterilizing equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes.

Assists in set-up of events and cleaning after events.

Performs other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Additional duties and responsibilities may arise based upon the needs of the college

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Previous work related experience and a knowledge of custodial equipment and chemicals is desired.

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques. Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

ACTIVE LISTENING

Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

CRITICAL THINKING

Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

ORAL COMPREHENSION

Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

PROBLEM SENSITIVITY

Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

Ability and skills to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

REPAIRING

Ability and skills to do minor repairs to applicable machines or systems using the needed tools.

TROUBLESHOOTING

Ability to determine causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

COORDINATION

Ability to adjust actions in relation to others' actions.

JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING

Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

MONITORING

Ability to monitoring/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

OPERATION AND CONTROL

Skills and ability to control operations of equipment or systems.

CONTROL PRECISION

Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

MANUAL DEXTERITY

Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

ARM/HAND STEADINESS

Ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

COORDINATION

Ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

NEAR VISION

Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

STATIC STRENGTH

Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 50 pounds.

TRUNK STRENGTH

Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

FINGER DEXTERITY

Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

PUBLIC CONTACT
Regular contact with the public, current and future students as well as alumni.

EMPLOYEE CONTACT
Regular contact with other college employees at all levels within the organization.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Arkansas Driver’s License

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Hand Tools

Floor Polishers

Ladders

Vacuum Cleaners

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; frequently required to stand; frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to climb or balance.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Some equipment may be hazardous and some assignments are not climate controlled.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with periods of high noise exposure resulting from the operation of power equipment.

Company

Vision

ASU-Newport will be the driving force that revitalizes the Delta and restores the American Dream in the communities we serve. 

ASUN Photo1Mission

ASU-Newport provides an accessible, affordable, quality education that transforms the lives of our students, enriches our communities and strengthens the regional economy. 

Values

Community | Diversity | Innovation | Integrity | Student-Centeredness | Trust

Where you're going depends on where you've been. 

Over the years, ASU-Newport has grown from one campus to three and now boasts enrollment exceeding 2,000 students. The milestones of our past have made us the institution we are today.  

1976 - Arkansas State University-Newport (ASUN) founded as White River Vocational Technical School.

1992 - ASUN merged with Arkansas State University-Beebe to become ASU Beebe/Newport. 

2000 - Arkansas Board of Higher Education approved ASUN to be its own, stand-alone campus.

2001 - ASUN hired its first Chancellor, Dr. Larry Williams.

2002 - Gift received from Arkansas Steel and Associates of $250,000 to endow cultural programs.

2002 - ASUN received initial national accreditation by Higher Learning Commission. 

2002 - Jackson County residents voted to support ASUN through local sales taxASUN Photo3

2003 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 1,000 students.

2004 - Gift received from Walton Family Foundation in the amount of $1 million, in honor of Lindley and Kaneaster Hodges Jr.

2004 - Ground broke on a Student Community Center.

2004 - The high voltage lineman technology program was created from a partnership between ASUN and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.

2005 - Named by Community College Week magazine as one of the top ten fastest-growing public two-year colleges.

2006 - Ten-year accreditation granted by Higher Learning Commission of North Central Accreditation.

2006 - First fully online degree program offered - Associate of Arts in Business.

2007 - ASUN assumed operational oversight for the technical centers in both Jonesboro and Marked Tree.

2009 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 2,000 students.

2012 - ASUN hosts "First Decade Celebration" in Newport, Marked Tree and Jonesboro. 

2012 - ASUN student receives first and only Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) granted to a community college student.ASUN Photo4

2012 - $1 million gift received from Fowler Family in support of Hospitality Services program.

2013 - Dr. Sandra Massey named ASUN's second Chancellor.

2014 - ASUN becomes fifth largest community college in Arkansas in headcount enrollment.

2015 - 2500 STRONG - In Fall 2015 beat it's all-time enrollment record with 2,533 students. 

Company info
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Telephone
8705127800
Location
7648 Victory Blvd.
Newport
AR
72112
US

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