Position title:                Facilities Assistant (Evenings)

Reports to:                   Facilities Manager

FLSA status:                 Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Under general direction/supervision of the Facilities Manager, and working closely with the Facilities Assistant Lead, this position performs and assists with numerous functions necessary in providing a clean work environment for the KU Endowment offices located at 1891 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas.  Acts within general established guidelines and seeks consultation on more complex problems. 

The individual in this position is expected to embrace KU Endowment’s stated core values – passion for KU, partnership with donors, perpetual support for KU, and a people-centered approach – and demonstrate support for them through professional interactions and activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the cleaning of assigned areas within the building after normal business hours. Also assists in cleaning of other areas as needed.
  • Follows cleaning specifications provided for assigned areas.
  • Must be familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets and proper mixing/use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Responsible for securing facility in the absence of Facilities Assistant Lead by physically checking exterior doors and arming security system at the end of work shift.
  • Reports any mechanical, safety, security problems to Facilities Assistant Lead or Facilities Manager promptly.
  • Maintains assigned custodial equipment to ensure maximum efficiency of operation.
  • Assists with removal of snow and ice from sidewalks and parking lots around the building.  Apply ice melt as required.
  • Performs other duties as directed or required.
Minimum Qualifications:

Requires high school diploma.  Requires custodial experience and knowledge of the proper use of equipment and cleaners to avoid harming floors, fixtures, building occupants and self.  Requires ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  Requires ability to work 8 hours on Sundays through Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m..  Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with others to resolve problems efficiently. 

Application Instructions:

Please attach your resume and cover letter when applying for this position.

Questions regarding this vacancy may be addressed to:

Sandy Gilliland
Sr. Human Resources Associate
KU Endowment
PO Box 928
Lawrence, KS 66044-0928

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  Because of the sensitive nature of KU Endowment business and the importance of our reputation with donors, KU Endowment conducts a comprehensive review of applicants.  By submitting your application, you authorize us to conduct reference checks and a review of available public information.  Employment is contingent upon background and reference checks that KU Endowment finds acceptable.


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