EKU Housing & Residence Life fosters the development, engagement, and success of our residential community by providing an inclusive home that enhances the collegiate experience.
The Housing Facility Assistant serves as an integral component of the EKU Housing & Residence Life facilities maintenance operation. Usually serving on a crew, the position will:
Work up to 20 hours/week during an academic semester and may work up 29 hours/week depending on academic course load during break periods.
Directly report to the Assistant Director for Facility Operations or their designee.
Uphold and follow EKU Housing & Residence Life department mission, vision, and values.
Follow university operational guidelines including but not limited to COVID-19 procedures.
Follow all safety guidelines and practices issued by the university.
Wear safety materials and gear as directed by the university.
Assist with inventory and delivery of departmental stock and equipment.
Relocate furniture and equipment.
Input work requests to Facility Management and third party vendors as needed.
Complete a variety of work orders in a timely manner in many areas of a residence hall including student rooms.
Work with campus partners to address department needs and tasks.
Assist with the maintenance of residence facility HVAC units by cleaning units and changing filters on a regular basis.
Conduct regular maintenance walks of buildings to assess physical condition and maintenance needs.
Assist with the development and implementation of special projects related to departmental maintenance.
Replace ceiling tiles.
Replace electrical outlet covers and switch covers.
Replace room door fire pins.
Conduct repairs on room furniture.
Hang pictures and wall mounted equipment such as boards and electronics as needed.
Assist in departmental preparations for new student and returning student move-in days.
Attend all trainings and developments.
Be able to work independently or as part of a team to complete daily tasks.
Possess strong communication and organization skills.
Must able to lift 50 pounds overhead.
Perform administrative duties as assigned.
Complete other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director for Facility Operations or their designee.
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