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FACILITIES SETUP & EVENTS TECHNICIAN

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy ID S2146
Job Title FACILITIES SETUP & EVENTS TECHNICIAN
Department Facilities Setup & Events
School/Parent Organization Facilities Services Parent Org
Division Finance and Administration Division
Employment Category Fulltime-Regular
Anticipated start date 08/21/2017
If temporary, expected end date
Hours per week 40
Weeks Per Year 52.2
Normal Start Time 7:00 AM
Normal End Time 3:30 PM
Position/Job Summary

Perform a variety of duties involved in the loading, unloading and set up of furniture and equipment to include driving, operating and inspecting trucks, vans and other college vehicles and related equipment and tools. Receive and unpack shipments, deliver supplies, maintain records, and assist with inventory control. Provide support services for all special events to include operating transportation vehicles and equipment and performing tasks associated with setting up and taking down event equipment such as tables, chairs, tents, and stages.

Position/Job Responsibilities

1. Receive and unpack shipments; load and unload furniture and supplies; transport items on, to, and from Ithaca College and participate in setting up and assembling miscellaneous office furniture, desks, cabinets, and other equipment.

2. Drive, operate and inspect trucks, vans and other college vehicles and equipment used in the set up and delivery of furniture, desks, cabinets and other equipment; inspect vehicles and perform minor maintenance; record and maintain required mileage sheets.

3. Assemble, move, load, and unload residence hall lounge and room furniture. Loft and un-loft beds per student requests and as required for special events. Set up and remove furniture for temporary residence hall housing.

4. Support special campus events to include set up and take down of equipment and materials such as chairs, tables, tents, bleachers, and stages; operate a forklift and other light equipment as needed.

5. Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.

6. Communicate effectively with clients, co-workers and supervisors by responding to questions; giving directions and providing advice as appropriate.

7. Deliver supplies, maintain records and assist with inventory control.

8. Maintain storage areas in a clean and orderly condition.

9. Participate in mandated training courses for safety-sensitive employees.

10. Participate in the training and instruction of new employees in the operation of trucks and related equipment; provide training and direction to student movers.

11. Participate in snow removal to include shoveling sidewalks and entry ways.

12. Participate in special projects as assigned.

Position/Job Qualifications

High school diploma and a minimum of two years related experience; a valid NYS driver’s license; experience driving and operating moving vans or trucks; forklifts, carts, and elevators;, ability to regularly climb stairs, lift, move, or carry 80 lbs.; experience using various hand tools and assembling furniture; good written and verbal communications skills and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and varied tasks, and work well independently and as part of a team, and the flexibility to work occasional nights and/or weekends are required.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position
Department description
College Description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu

Market Hiring Range
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation

Supplemental Questions

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