Facility Assistant

Function of the Facility Assistant

This position involves working with a team and individually for the care and maintenance of the residence hall interior spaces with a focus on semi-skilled labor, courier work and painting. Facility Assistants (FAs) will work at least 12 scheduled hours of scheduled shift work and complete at least two sets of building rounds per week. Rounds sheets are used to document any changes to walls, flooring, ceilings, artwork and furniture. FAs submit work orders for all necessary work and complete repairs to their buildings within 48 hours.

This position reports to the Assistant Director for Building Services as well receives general supervision from the Special Assistants for Building Services. Work is reviewed and evaluated by supervisors based on both the quality and the completeness of work within the given time guidelines.

Examples of work to be performed

  • Walking interior of building to look for areas that need painting, sanding, staining or cleaning
  • Painting community rooms and hallways
  • Installing towel bars, soap dishes, blinds
  • Repairing furniture
  • Moving furniture items that are bulky and can weigh in excess of 50 lbs. Minimum Qualifications
  • Ability to work from written and oral instructions
  • Ability to keep records and complete forms accurately
  • Ability to adapt to changing assignments with little on site supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people and job levels including