ABOUT GOUCHER COLLEGE:
Since its founding in 1885, Goucher College has been a place of innovation and excellence. As a private liberal arts college, Goucher is dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem-solvers prepared for the jobs of the future. Small class sizes, a rigorous curriculum, and dedicated faculty and staff allow for personalized mentorship for each student. Named one of the most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a leader in global education and was one of the first colleges in the country to offer 100% study abroad. Approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students form the close-knit and vibrant Goucher community.
Goucher College is always on the lookout for top talent, resourceful, innovative, and dedicated individuals who will keep the College at the forefront of extraordinary education. As one of the nation's most progressive, innovative institutions of higher learning, we offer outstanding professional advantages, generous benefits, excellent perks, and a great work location!
Essential Job Functions:
A highly customer service oriented position that is supervised by the Manager of Grounds. This position is responsible for executing tasks to fulfill the diverse need our growing campus environment to include, driver duties to fulfill the needs of FMS Transportation requests, skilled in the technique of fulfilling moving requests, light bulb maintenance, assist with grounds maintenance duties.
This position must have a positive work attitude and have excellent verbal communication skills. The position requires a person who encounters change willingly and maintains a positive customer service attitude.
Performs the duties of driving a Goucher College vehicle, to fulfill the requests by our campus community of the Facilities Management Services transportation department.
As assigned, inspects designated area of campus buildings for lights that are out and replaces bulbs/lamps accordingly to make repair.
Perform the duties of fulfilling diverse requests for disassembling, assembling, moving and transporting furniture and various types of office equipment to complete assigned work order. Furniture includes, but is not limited to tables, chairs, desks, beds, dressers, ward robes, boxes, lights, and various types of office equipment and furniture to complete assigned work orders.
Perform the duties of assisting in the maintenance of the campus grounds including but not limited to trash clean up, removal of debris, limbs, leaves from the grounds, planting of flowers, trees and shrubs, weed removal out of beds, cleaning drains and keeping rain spouts of flat roofs free of debris, athletic field maintenance and snow removal as required. Other Duties as assigned.
The positions require dealing with a wide range of complex, technical tasks where frequent independent interpretation and decision is required. The position directly affects the effectiveness of Facilities Management Services and the College community as a whole.
This position requires face-to-face telephone and written communication with various levels of the college community and outside agencies. Communications range from simple exchange of information, to requests for assistance or service, to inquiries related to proposed work or work-in-progress.
Depending on task assignment there is frequent standing, walking, bending, carrying, pushing and pulling. With occasional kneeling, climbing and working with arms extended above should height.
Operation of equipment:
Information and directions are given primarily verbally. The coordination and review of work are the responsibility of the incumbent. All duties are performed within the scope of the department as well as, other applicable guidelines.
The positions require dealing with a wide range of complex, technical tasks where frequent independent interpretation and decision is required. The position directly affects the effectiveness of Facilities Management Services and the College community as a whole. This position requires face-to-face telephone and written communication with various levels of the college community and outside agencies. Communications range from simple exchange of information, to requests for assistance or service, to inquiries related to proposed work or work-in-progress.
Possess a valid CDL license, with a Passenger Endorsement in the state of Maryland (or obtain this within 6 months of employment) and have a clean driving record.
Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel (preferably including use of formulas, creating charts, and sorting data), and Powerpoint.
Other Skills, Abilities, Qualifications:
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize. Professional phone etiquette. Attention to detail; ability to work under time pressure; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with frequent interruptions; diplomacy; discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information. Basic understanding of arithmetic and ability to compute.
Generous Benefits for eligible employees include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance; Tuition Remission; Paid Vacation and Health Leave; and Paid Holidays.
The review of applications will begin immediately.
Please submit the following application materials online:
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.
Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Quicklink to apply: https://goucher.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=8F3F710D1C4E3C288AE6BE7651F81D9D?JOBID=157202