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Apply now Job no: 493200
Appointment Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Athletics
Categories: Staff

Work Days: Varies based on the business need for events.
Shift Start/End Time: Varies based on the business need for events. 
Hours Per Week: 40
Weeks Per Year: 52

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. 
  • Must be able to perform basic maintenance of machinery.
  • Requires some heavy lifting.
  • Current New York State driver's license required. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with employees, students, supervisors, and the general public. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in grounds, custodial and/or maintenance preferred.
  • 3 years progressive ice arena operations experience preferred.
  • Ice Resurfacer driving experience preferred.
  • Experience in facility management and STAR Rink Operations certificate is preferred.
  • Engine repair experience preferred.
  • Assist the Assistant Director of Athletics and facilities to maintain and manage the operations of a comprehensive rink facility and all athletic facilities. 
  • Perform custodian services. 
  • Conduct ice installation, maintenance and resurfacing.
  • Perform event management and program management duties.
  • Operate and maintain mechanical machinery of rink and all athletic facilities.
  • Complete day to day operations of the athletic facilities. 
  • Assist with programming activities including including skate sharpening, and equipment repair.

We offer exceptional benefits including:

  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
  • Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
  • Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
  • Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
  • Pre and Post Tax participation in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents

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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