Department: Facilities Management – Custodial Services
Work Hours: Monday – Friday 4:00 am – 12:30 pm
Closing date: January 15, 2020
Hire date: January 20, 2020
About Arkansas Tech:
Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a state supported liberal arts institution, maintaining regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and classification as a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) level III institution. It is the third-largest in the state with an enrollment close to 12,000 students. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock and boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery. Offering over 100 undergraduate and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community. For more information about Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding community, please visit our website at www.atu.edu/hr to find our “Live Here” informational resources.
About the position: The Institutional Services Assistant is responsible for general cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, class rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, resident halls, dining areas, building common areas, and other areas as required. State and federal laws and institution policy govern this position.
Removes trash from wastebaskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, and operates trash compactors.
Wipes furniture, such as desktops, tables, and other surfaces.
Cleans walls, windows, windowsills, stairways, and entryways, as needed.
Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums floors daily, and shampoos carpets, cleans
baseboards, dusts and/or wipes clean furniture, desktops, tabletops, 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.
SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:
Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds, bending, stooping, standing, and
stretching are required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques.
Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance.
Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work.
Ability to use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture.
Ability to use housekeeping cleaning supplies and equipment.
Ability to work independently without close supervision.
Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
Ability to perform multiple tasks and to prioritize assignments.
Ability to perform repetitive manual work.
Ability to do required lifting (up to 50 lbs.).
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE
Experience in cleaning methods and procedures
Experience in using cleaning supplies
To be considered for Institutional Services Assistant position, all applications and materials must be received and processed through our applicant tracking system Cornerstone prior to the deadline of January 15, 2020. Please go to https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=atu to apply.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.