The role of this position is to help provide a safe, functional, clean, and attractive living and learning environment within residential facilities. Through in-the-field support this position evaluates in-room amenities and rental products for repair or replacement; delivers and installs furniture including bed lofts; and organizes and inventories storage rooms. Additionally, this position provides general support in the day-to-day operation of residential facilities, including quality control inspections.
This position reports to Senior Facilities Maintenance Coordinator and works in tandem with one additional Residential Facilities Specialist, and is a part of the overall Residential Facilities Team. The Residential Facilities Team is responsible for the daily operation of 13 residential buildings.
This position is expected to understand, enforce, and adhere to all relevant policies and procedures as set forth by Housing and American University
Pay particular attention to policies relating to the safety and security of the residence halls
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent
1 year experience in property management, facilities management, construction/maintenance, furniture delivery/installation, event set-ups
Knowledge of Basic Safety Practices
Communication and organization skills
Computer Knowledge (MS Office/Outlook)
Preferred Education and Experience
Community college or Trade school
1-2 Years experience as a Helper/Assistant operating and maintaining a building or property
1-2 Years experience providing customer services
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check
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Internal Number: 14891
About American University
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