The Institutional Services Assistant is responsible for general cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, class rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, resident halls, dining areas, building common areas, and other areas as required. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Removes trash from waste baskets, dumps trash, sanitizes and re-lines trash receptacles daily, or as needed, and operates trash compactors.
Wipes furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces.
Cleans walls, windows, window sills, stairways, and entry ways, as needed.
Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums floors daily, and shampoos carpets, cleans baseboards, dusts and/or wipes clean furniture, desk tops, table tops, cabinets, and other surfaces, such as ceiling fans, black/white boards, appliances, and fixtures.
Strips, waxes, and buffs floors, as needed or scheduled.
Cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks restrooms with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
Cleans areas requiring special cleaning methods, by using specific cleansers, sterilizing equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes.
Assists in set-up of events and cleaning after events. Performs other duties as assigned.
SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:
Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds, bending, stooping, standing, and stretching are required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques. Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance. Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work. Ability to use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture. Ability to use housekeeping cleaning supplies and equipment. Ability to work independently without close supervision. Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions. Ability to perform multiple tasks and to prioritize assignments. Ability to perform repetitive manual work. Ability to do required lifting (up to 50 lbs.).
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.
Additional requirements determined by the institution for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.