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Apply now Job no: 492771
Appointment Type: Staff Full-time, Temp Full-time
Department: Facilities Services
Categories: Temporary, Staff
Position Grade: M01

Work Days: Some positions will be Mon-Fri while others will include the weekend
Shift Start/End Time: 2 shifts needed: 9:00am - 5:30pm and 12 noon - 8:30pm
Hours Per Week: 40
Weeks Per Year: 52

These positions are initially for the period of September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 with the possibility of extension.  

Responsibilities include emptying office and building trash containers, washing windows, cleaning showers, bathrooms, and public areas using wet/dry mop, vacuum cleaner, cleaning cloths and cleaning solutions, cleaning, stripping, and waxing tile and floors, cleaning, shampooing and extracting carpeting, keeping equipment in working order by making simple adjustments such as installing new vacuum bags and mop heads, moving equipment from location to location as necessary, removing snow and debris from entrances and porches, assisting with special event set-ups (tables & chairs), and following safety instructions/procedures related to clothing, gloves, goggles, masks and use of cleaning chemicals. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Ability to lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.), and stand, bend and stoop for extended periods of time. Must be safety conscious, able to read, write and understand written and verbal instructions and work with a diverse group of staff and students. During emergency situations will be required to work in the event of a personnel shortage. Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record for cleaning jobs that include weekends.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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