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Project Crew

Stanford University
Residential & Dining Enterprises, Stanford, California, United States

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Project Crew🔍Residential & Dining Enterprises, Stanford, California, United States📁Facilities📅Jun 17, 2024 Post Date📅103657 Requisition #

This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.

Anticipated Shift:

The anticipated shift is based on the operational needs and can change at any time with notice.

Schedule Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00PM.


Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing high-quality services to students and other members of the university community. The department has an annual operating budget of over $350M, operates 24/7/365, and oversees a $3B asset portfolio comprising a 7 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus. In autumn quarter of the 2021-22 academic year, R&DE will return to providing housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serving meals at 17 dining halls, 12 retail locations, and operating athletic concessions and conference operations. Additionally, R&DE comprises 900 FTE staff in the following divisions: Student Housing Operations, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, Maintenance Operations and Capital Projects, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Strategic Communications.

“Students (Customers) First” is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE,“Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.”

This role is designated as essential and requires incumbents to report to work onsite. Telecommuting is not available for this role.

This series of job classifications describes positions in which the major function is performing cleaning and light maintenance tasks. Employees perform routine replacement of lamps in light fixtures, repair and replace Venetian blinds, pick up and deliver custodial supplies, etc. They also carry out other facilities services, such as hauling and setting up furniture and appliances, touch-up painting benches and tables, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

Employees at this level perform a range of light maintenance, repair, installation and laboring tasks using hand and power tools. Work is scheduled by a supervisor/lead who provides instructions as appropriate; work is reviewed by the supervisor/lead to see whether quality and scheduling requirements have been met. The employee may work alone or as a member of a crew with or without lead responsibility.

Characteristics Duties:

The duties listed under this section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key and/or responsibilities associated with the job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed by employees in the classification.

·Water vacuum, pull carpet and remove pad.

·Repair broken furniture by replacing broken parts, replacing missing screws, regluing joints, etc. Build, repair and install counters, benches, partitions, floors, doors, stairs, ladders, building framework, etc.

·Trim bookshelves to size, paint, re-finish, strip, stain and install furnishings as directed.

·Replace ceiling tiles.

·Install or repair room numbers, signs, paper towel dispensers, soap dispensers, toilet seats, blinds, shades, window screens, bulletin boards and chalk boards.

·Install door pulls, drawer pulls, window latches and door stops.

·Replace light switch plate covers, outlet covers, light pull chains, electrical cords and plugs on cords.

·Assemble bed frames and modular furniture.

·Clean or replace shower heads, faucet washers, unplug drains. Attach hangers, hooks, etc. to walls and ceiling.

·Tighten or replace screws, nails, bolts in hinges, frames, furniture, etc.

·Haul debris and trash such as furniture, carpeting, construction materials, etc. to disposal sites.

·Replace lock cores.

·Provide event and conference support by setting up and removing tables, seating and equipment.

·May direct the work of other staff, including contractors and temporary staff; assign and explain tasks to workers based on instructions and specifications received from supervisor/lead.

·May perform any of the duties described in the Project Crew I specification or other duties as assigned.

·Adhere to safety rules.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • One year of relevant work experience or a combination of equivalent education and relevant experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

·Project Crew II has all of the qualifications described in the Project Crew I specification plus the following qualifications:

·Must be skilled in tasks they direct and be able to answer questions effectively and solve task-related problems.

·Must have the ability to affect good working relationships with other employees.

·Must be able to follow verbal and/or written instructions and communicate those to others.

  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a client service attitude and approach to students and other customers.
  • Ability to operate power and hand tools in a safe manner in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • Valid California Class C Noncommercial Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements:

·Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license.

Working Conditions:

·May be required to work overtime, evenings and weekends, including Holidays, sometimes in inclement weather conditions.

·Required to wear appropriate uniform.

·May be required to wear PPE.

·May be required to work in confined spaces and at heights over 10 feet.

·Ability to perform heavy manual labor in all types of outside weather conditions.

·Constantly stand, walk ∙ Frequently grasp forcefully, lift up to 20 pounds.

·Occasionally kneel, crawl, twist, bend, stoop, squat, climb (ladders and scaffolds), reach above shoulders, use light/fine grasping, lift 21-40 pounds.

·Rarely perform seated work, desk-based tasks, use a telephone, write by hand sort/file paperwork, scrub, sweep, chop, mix, lift over 40 pounds.

·Visual acuity including color vision.

Work Standards:

·When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.

·Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

·Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

·Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, and the appropriate collective bargaining agreement at https://cardinalatwork.stanford.ed u/hr-processes policiespolicies/labor-relations collective-bargaining.

The expected pay for this position is $33.80 (Step 1) per hour. Placement in the pay range is subject to the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Internal candidate rates will be applied based on the CBA language for promotion and transfer.

Why Stanford is for You:

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enriches the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

·Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or course auditing. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

·A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

·A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

·Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

·Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the university will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 7658
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: A22
  • Requisition ID: 103657
  • Work Arrangement : On Site


Change the world. And yourself.

Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.

We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career. 

At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment.

Stanford Facts at a Glance

Opened 1891

Student Enrollment

  • Undergraduates: 6,980
  • Graduates: 8,897


  • 8,180 contiguous acres in six governmental jurisdictions
  • Nearly 700 major buildings
  • 97% of undergraduates live on campus


  • 5,300 externally sponsored projects
  • $1.33 billion total budget


  • 2,043 faculty members
  • 21 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community
  • 5:1 student to faculty ratio

Stanford University is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

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